1988 Severe Tropical Storm IRMA (1988255N21159)


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Summary Information

Satellite image near maximum intensity
Storm ID 1988255N21159
Start Sep 11 00Z
Max Intensity 55 kt (Sep 13 12Z), 980 mb (Sep 14 00Z)
End Sep 17 00Z
ATCF IDs ,WP151988
Track status Best track data.

Storm track plot

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Intensity plots

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Radial wind information

Map of storm track

Position and Intensity Table

BASIN ISO_TIME_________ NATURE LAT LON WMO WIND WMO PRES USA WIND TOKYO WIND TOKYO PRES CMA WIND CMA PRES HKO WIND HKO PRES TD9636 WIND
degrees north degrees east kts mb kts kts mb kts mb kts mb kts
WP 1988-09-11 00:00:00 TS 20.80 158.80 1008 25 1008 25
WP 03:00:00 TS 20.84 158.94 27 1007 26
WP 06:00:00 TS 20.83 159.11 1006 30 1006 19 1006 27
WP 09:00:00 TS 20.99 159.30 30 1005 21 1005 28
WP 12:00:00 TS 21.24 159.50 1004 30 1004 23 1004 30
WP 15:00:00 TS 21.53 159.69 32 1002 26 1002 32
WP 18:00:00 TS 21.87 159.87 1000 35 1000 29 1000 35
WP 21:00:00 TS 22.23 160.05 37 999 33 999 37
WP 1988-09-12 00:00:00 TS 22.60 160.14 35 998 40 35 998 38 998 35 995 40
WP 03:00:00 TS 22.94 160.10 42 35 997 38 996 35 995 41
WP 06:00:00 TS 23.25 159.98 35 996 45 35 996 38 995 35 995 42
WP 09:00:00 TS 23.51 159.81 45 35 996 38 993 35 995 43
WP 12:00:00 TS 23.74 159.58 35 996 45 35 996 38 992 35 995 45
WP 15:00:00 TS 23.96 159.29 45 37 994 38 991 35 995 45
WP 18:00:00 TS 24.16 158.96 40 992 45 40 992 38 990 35 995 45
WP 21:00:00 TS 24.38 158.62 45 40 992 38 990 37 992 45
WP 1988-09-13 00:00:00 TS 24.60 158.34 40 992 45 40 992 38 990 40 990 45
WP 03:00:00 TS 24.83 158.16 47 40 992 38 990 42 987 47
WP 06:00:00 TS 25.06 158.06 40 992 50 40 992 38 990 45 985 50
WP 09:00:00 TS 25.28 158.02 52 42 992 38 990 45 985 52
WP 12:00:00 TS 25.50 158.00 45 992 55 45 992 38 990 45 985 55
WP 15:00:00 TS 25.70 157.95 55 45 991 38 990 45 985 55
WP 18:00:00 TS 25.91 157.89 45 990 55 45 990 38 990 45 985 55
WP 21:00:00 TS 26.16 157.81 55 45 990 38 990 47 982 55
WP 1988-09-14 00:00:00 TS 26.40 157.72 45 990 55 45 990 38 990 50 980 55
WP 03:00:00 TS 26.59 157.65 55 45 990 38 990 50 980 55
WP 06:00:00 TS 26.76 157.54 45 990 55 45 990 38 990 50 980 55
WP 09:00:00 TS 26.95 157.38 55 45 990 38 990 50 980 55
WP 12:00:00 TS 27.10 157.18 45 990 55 45 990 38 990 50 980 55
WP 15:00:00 TS 27.15 156.97 55 50 990 43 987 50 980 55
WP 18:00:00 TS 27.19 156.76 55 990 55 55 990 48 985 50 980 55
WP 21:00:00 TS 27.31 156.62 55 52 990 43 987 47 982 55
WP 1988-09-15 00:00:00 TS 27.52 156.46 50 990 55 50 990 38 990 45 985 55
WP 03:00:00 TS 27.81 156.22 52 47 991 38 990 42 987 52
WP 06:00:00 TS 28.18 155.96 45 992 50 45 992 38 990 40 990 50
WP 09:00:00 TS 28.57 155.73 47 45 993 33 992 35 992 47
WP 12:00:00 TS 28.98 155.56 45 994 45 45 994 29 995 30 995 45
WP 15:00:00 TS 29.41 155.47 42 42 995 29 995 42
WP 18:00:00 TS 29.82 155.46 40 996 40 40 996 29 995 40
WP 21:00:00 TS 30.14 155.51 37 37 997 29 995 37
WP 1988-09-16 00:00:00 TS 30.42 155.64 35 998 35 35 998 29 996 35
WP 03:00:00 TS 30.73 155.87 32 35 999 29 998 32
WP 06:00:00 TS 31.09 156.19 35 1000 30 35 1000 29 1000 30
WP 09:00:00 TS 31.58 156.58 1002
WP 12:00:00 TS 32.00 157.00 1004 1004
WP 15:00:00 TS 32.48 157.49 1006
WP 18:00:00 TS 33.00 158.00 1008 1008
WP 21:00:00 TS 33.51 158.50 1010
WP 1988-09-17 00:00:00 TS 34.00 159.00 1012 1012

Source Information

Agency Information
USA bwp151988.txt
TOKYO bst_all.txt:Line=37204:IRMA:8819
CMA CH1988BST.txt:Storm=21:Irma
HKO tc-besttrack-data-current.txt:Line=19529:IRMA
NEWDELHI
REUNION
BOM
NADI
WELLINGTON
DS824
TD9636 cons_worldwide_trop_cyclone_18710101-19891231-003:Line=31485
TD9635
NEUMANN
MLC

All available IBTrACS Data

SEASON BASIN SUBBASIN ISO_TIME_________ NATURE LAT LON WMO WIND WMO PRES WMO AGENCY DIST2LAND LANDFALL IFLAG USA AGENCY USA ATCF_ID USA LAT USA LON USA WIND USA SSHS TOKYO LAT TOKYO LON TOKYO GRADE TOKYO WIND TOKYO PRES TOKYO R50_DIR TOKYO R50_LONG TOKYO R50_SHORT TOKYO R30_DIR TOKYO R30_LONG TOKYO R30_SHORT TOKYO LAND CMA LAT CMA LON CMA CAT CMA WIND CMA PRES HKO LAT HKO LON HKO CAT HKO WIND HKO PRES TD9636 LAT TD9636 LON TD9636 STAGE TD9636 WIND STORM SPEED STORM DIR
Year degrees north degrees east kts mb km km degrees north degrees east kts 1 degrees north degrees east 1 kts mb nmile nmile nmile nmile 1 degrees north degrees east 1 kts mb degrees north degrees east kts mb degrees north degrees east kts kts degrees
1988 WP MM 1988-09-11 00:00:00 TS 20.80 158.80 1008 tokyo 2407 2407 OO________O___ jtwc_wp WP151988 20.70 158.70 25 -1 21.00 159.00 2 1008 0 0 0 20.70 158.70 1 25 3 74
1988 WP MM 03:00:00 TS 20.84 158.94 2414 2414 PP________P___ WP151988 20.80 158.97 27 -1 20.95 158.95 2 1007 0 0 20.76 158.90 1 26 3 85
1988 WP MM 06:00:00 TS 20.83 159.11 1006 tokyo 2428 2426 OOO_______P___ jtwc_wp WP151988 20.90 159.20 30 -1 21.00 159.00 2 1006 0 0 0 20.00 159.20 0 19 1006 20.85 159.09 1 27 4 65
1988 WP MM 09:00:00 TS 20.99 159.30 2426 2417 PPP_______P___ WP151988 21.01 159.37 30 -1 21.21 159.21 2 1005 0 0 20.54 159.35 0 21 1005 20.99 159.29 1 28 6 41
1988 WP MM 12:00:00 TS 21.24 159.50 1004 tokyo 2424 2415 OOO_______O___ jtwc_wp WP151988 21.20 159.50 30 -1 21.50 159.50 2 1004 0 0 0 21.00 159.50 1 23 1004 21.20 159.50 1 30 7 34
1988 WP MM 15:00:00 TS 21.53 159.69 2415 2398 PPP_______P___ WP151988 21.52 159.65 32 -1 21.74 159.77 2 1002 0 0 21.36 159.64 1 26 1002 21.50 159.71 1 32 7 29
1988 WP MM 18:00:00 TS 21.87 159.87 1000 tokyo 2398 2382 OOO_______P___ jtwc_wp WP151988 21.90 159.80 35 0 22.00 160.00 2 1000 0 0 0 21.70 159.80 1 29 1000 21.86 159.90 1 35 8 25
1988 WP MM 21:00:00 TS 22.23 160.05 2390 2359 PPP_______P___ WP151988 22.26 159.99 37 0 22.27 160.15 2 999 0 0 22.16 160.04 1 33 999 22.24 160.04 1 37 8 19
1988 WP MM 1988-09-12 00:00:00 TS 22.60 160.14 35 998 tokyo 2359 2337 OOOO______O___ jtwc_wp WP151988 22.60 160.10 40 0 22.60 160.20 3 35 998 0 9 50 50 0 22.60 160.20 2 38 998 22.60 160.00 TS 35 995 22.60 160.10 2 40 7 3
1988 WP MM 03:00:00 TS 22.94 160.10 2337 2307 PPPP______P___ WP151988 22.92 160.05 42 0 23.06 160.15 3 35 997 0 9 50 50 22.92 160.16 2 38 996 22.91 160.03 TS 35 995 22.89 160.08 2 41 7 347
1988 WP MM 06:00:00 TS 23.25 159.98 35 996 tokyo 2299 2269 OOOO______P___ jtwc_wp WP151988 23.20 159.90 45 0 23.50 160.00 3 35 996 0 9 50 50 0 23.20 160.00 2 38 995 23.20 160.00 TS 35 995 23.14 159.99 2 42 6 335
1988 WP MM 09:00:00 TS 23.51 159.81 2269 2239 PPPP______P___ WP151988 23.42 159.78 45 0 23.79 159.78 3 35 996 0 9 100 50 23.51 159.84 2 38 993 23.46 159.85 TS 35 995 23.38 159.82 2 43 6 323
1988 WP MM 12:00:00 TS 23.74 159.58 35 996 tokyo 2239 2201 OOOO______O___ jtwc_wp WP151988 23.60 159.60 45 0 24.00 159.50 3 35 996 0 3 150 50 0 23.80 159.60 2 38 992 23.70 159.60 TS 35 995 23.60 159.60 2 45 7 313
1988 WP MM 15:00:00 TS 23.96 159.29 2194 2156 PPPP______P___ WP151988 23.74 159.32 45 0 24.21 159.21 3 37 994 0 3 150 75 24.07 159.27 2 38 991 23.95 159.31 TS 35 995 23.81 159.32 2 45 7 307
1988 WP MM 18:00:00 TS 24.16 158.96 40 992 tokyo 2156 2111 OOOO______P___ jtwc_wp WP151988 23.90 159.00 45 0 24.40 158.90 3 40 992 0 3 150 100 0 24.30 158.90 2 38 990 24.20 159.00 TS 35 995 24.02 159.00 2 45 7 305
1988 WP MM 21:00:00 TS 24.38 158.62 2111 2081 PPPP______P___ WP151988 24.14 158.69 45 0 24.60 158.52 3 40 992 0 3 125 100 24.49 158.56 2 38 990 24.46 158.68 TS 37 992 24.21 158.68 2 45 7 308
1988 WP MM 1988-09-13 00:00:00 TS 24.60 158.34 40 992 tokyo 2074 2051 OOOO______O___ jtwc_wp WP151988 24.40 158.40 45 0 24.80 158.20 3 40 992 0 9 100 100 0 24.70 158.30 2 38 990 24.70 158.40 TS 40 990 24.40 158.40 2 45 6 317
1988 WP MM 03:00:00 TS 24.83 158.16 2051 2029 PPPP______P___ WP151988 24.66 158.16 47 0 24.99 158.03 3 40 992 0 9 100 100 24.98 158.16 2 38 990 24.91 158.21 TS 42 987 24.59 158.22 2 47 5 331
1988 WP MM 06:00:00 TS 25.06 158.06 40 992 tokyo 2022 2000 OOOO______P___ jtwc_wp WP151988 24.90 158.00 50 0 25.20 158.00 3 40 992 0 9 100 100 0 25.30 158.10 2 38 990 25.10 158.10 TS 45 985 24.78 158.08 2 50 5 344
1988 WP MM 09:00:00 TS 25.28 158.02 2000 1986 PPPP______P___ WP151988 25.05 157.93 52 0 25.45 158.09 3 42 992 0 9 112 112 25.61 158.04 2 38 990 25.31 158.03 TS 45 985 24.98 157.98 2 52 4 353
1988 WP MM 12:00:00 TS 25.50 158.00 45 992 tokyo 1986 1972 OOOO______O___ jtwc_wp WP151988 25.20 157.90 55 0 25.70 158.20 3 45 992 0 9 125 125 0 25.90 158.00 2 38 990 25.50 158.00 TS 45 985 25.20 157.90 2 55 4 353
1988 WP MM 15:00:00 TS 25.70 157.95 1972 1950 PPPP______P___ WP151988 25.43 157.86 55 0 25.91 158.19 3 45 991 0 9 137 137 26.12 157.95 2 38 990 25.58 157.95 TS 45 985 25.47 157.82 2 55 4 347
1988 WP MM 18:00:00 TS 25.91 157.89 45 990 tokyo 1950 1929 OOOO______P___ jtwc_wp WP151988 25.70 157.80 55 0 26.10 158.10 3 45 990 0 9 150 150 0 26.30 157.90 2 38 990 25.70 157.90 TS 45 985 25.76 157.76 2 55 5 344
1988 WP MM 21:00:00 TS 26.16 157.81 1922 1900 PPPP______P___ WP151988 26.02 157.71 55 0 26.30 157.94 3 45 990 0 9 137 137 26.46 157.86 2 38 990 25.98 157.86 TS 47 982 26.04 157.69 2 55 5 343
1988 WP MM 1988-09-14 00:00:00 TS 26.40 157.72 45 990 tokyo 1900 1887 OOOO______O___ jtwc_wp WP151988 26.30 157.60 55 0 26.50 157.80 3 45 990 0 9 125 125 0 26.60 157.80 2 38 990 26.30 157.80 STS 50 980 26.30 157.60 2 55 5 341
1988 WP MM 03:00:00 TS 26.59 157.65 1879 1872 PPPP______P___ WP151988 26.46 157.51 55 0 26.70 157.81 3 45 990 0 9 125 125 26.76 157.72 2 38 990 26.51 157.71 STS 50 980 26.51 157.47 2 55 4 336
1988 WP MM 06:00:00 TS 26.76 157.54 45 990 tokyo 1858 1843 OOOO______P___ jtwc_wp WP151988 26.60 157.40 55 0 26.90 157.80 3 45 990 0 9 125 125 0 26.90 157.60 2 38 990 26.70 157.60 STS 50 980 26.69 157.32 2 55 4 327
1988 WP MM 09:00:00 TS 26.95 157.38 1843 1814 PPPP______P___ WP151988 26.80 157.21 55 0 27.14 157.65 3 45 990 0 9 125 125 27.03 157.42 2 38 990 26.92 157.46 STS 50 980 26.85 157.16 2 55 5 317
1988 WP MM 12:00:00 TS 27.10 157.18 45 990 tokyo 1814 1798 OOOO______O___ jtwc_wp WP151988 27.00 157.00 55 0 27.30 157.40 3 45 990 0 9 125 125 0 27.10 157.20 2 38 990 27.10 157.30 STS 50 980 27.00 157.00 2 55 4 298
1988 WP MM 15:00:00 TS 27.15 156.97 1798 1775 PPPP______P___ WP151988 27.16 156.84 55 0 27.20 157.02 3 50 990 0 9 125 125 27.04 156.96 2 43 987 27.21 157.16 STS 50 980 27.13 156.85 2 55 4 284
1988 WP MM 18:00:00 TS 27.19 156.76 55 990 tokyo 1775 1753 OOOO______P___ jtwc_wp WP151988 27.30 156.70 55 0 27.10 156.70 4 55 990 9 30 30 9 125 125 0 27.00 156.70 3 48 985 27.30 157.00 STS 50 980 27.25 156.71 2 55 4 298
1988 WP MM 21:00:00 TS 27.31 156.62 1753 1732 PPPP______P___ WP151988 27.42 156.56 55 0 27.22 156.71 4 52 990 9 9 125 125 27.09 156.44 3 43 987 27.43 156.82 STS 47 982 27.40 156.56 2 55 4 321
1988 WP MM 1988-09-15 00:00:00 TS 27.52 156.46 50 990 tokyo 1732 1688 OOOO______O___ jtwc_wp WP151988 27.60 156.40 55 0 27.50 156.70 4 50 990 0 9 125 125 0 27.30 156.20 2 38 990 27.60 156.60 TS 45 985 27.60 156.40 2 55 6 325
1988 WP MM 03:00:00 TS 27.81 156.22 1688 1647 PPPP______P___ WP151988 27.93 156.20 52 0 27.87 156.34 4 47 991 0 9 112 112 27.60 156.04 2 38 990 27.81 156.31 TS 42 987 27.87 156.20 2 52 8 326
1988 WP MM 06:00:00 TS 28.18 155.96 45 992 tokyo 1647 1604 OOOO______P___ jtwc_wp WP151988 28.30 156.00 50 0 28.30 155.90 3 45 992 0 9 100 100 0 28.00 155.90 2 38 990 28.10 156.00 TS 40 990 28.18 156.00 2 50 9 330
1988 WP MM 09:00:00 TS 28.57 155.73 1597 1565 PPPP______P___ WP151988 28.58 155.83 47 0 28.71 155.59 3 45 993 0 9 100 100 28.48 155.70 2 33 992 28.52 155.70 TS 35 992 28.53 155.82 2 47 9 337
1988 WP MM 12:00:00 TS 28.98 155.56 45 994 tokyo 1565 1533 OOOO______O___ jtwc_wp WP151988 28.90 155.70 45 0 29.10 155.40 3 45 994 0 9 100 100 0 29.00 155.50 1 29 995 29.00 155.40 TD 30 995 28.90 155.70 2 45 9 345
1988 WP MM 15:00:00 TS 29.41 155.47 1533 1511 PPP_______P___ WP151988 29.35 155.61 42 0 29.46 155.35 3 42 995 0 9 100 100 29.54 155.30 1 29 995 TD 29.29 155.63 2 42 9 354
1988 WP MM 18:00:00 TS 29.82 155.46 40 996 tokyo 1511 1494 OOO_______P___ jtwc_wp WP151988 29.80 155.60 40 0 29.80 155.40 3 40 996 0 9 100 100 0 30.00 155.20 1 29 995 29.69 155.62 2 40 7 0
1988 WP MM 21:00:00 TS 30.14 155.51 1494 1484 PPP_______P___ WP151988 30.13 155.66 37 0 30.09 155.40 3 37 997 0 9 80 80 30.29 155.28 1 29 995 30.07 155.68 2 37 6 15
1988 WP MM 1988-09-16 00:00:00 TS 30.42 155.64 35 998 tokyo 1487 1486 OOO_______O___ jtwc_wp WP151988 30.40 155.80 35 0 30.40 155.50 3 35 998 0 9 60 60 0 30.50 155.50 1 29 996 30.40 155.80 2 35 7 28
1988 WP MM 03:00:00 TS 30.73 155.87 1498 1493 PPP_______P___ WP151988 30.65 155.99 32 -1 30.79 155.80 3 35 999 0 9 60 60 30.74 155.78 1 29 998 30.67 155.98 2 32 8 35
1988 WP MM 06:00:00 TS 31.09 156.19 35 1000 tokyo 1505 1500 OOO_______O___ jtwc_wp WP151988 30.90 156.20 30 -1 31.20 156.20 3 35 1000 0 9 60 60 0 31.00 156.10 1 29 1000 30.90 156.20 1 30 11 35
1988 WP MM 09:00:00 TS 31.58 156.58 1518 1514 _P____________ WP151988 -1 31.58 156.58 3 1002 0 9 1 1 12 37
1988 WP MM 12:00:00 TS 32.00 157.00 1004 tokyo 1537 1537 _O____________ -1 32.00 157.00 2 1004 0 0 0 12 41
1988 WP MM 15:00:00 TS 32.48 157.49 1564 1564 _P____________ -1 32.48 157.49 2 1006 0 0 13 40
1988 WP MM 18:00:00 TS 33.00 158.00 1008 tokyo 1570 1540 _O____________ -1 33.00 158.00 2 1008 0 0 0 13 40
1988 WP MM 21:00:00 TS 33.51 158.50 1540 1512 _P____________ -1 33.51 158.50 2 1010 0 0 13 40
1988 WP MM 1988-09-17 00:00:00 TS 34.00 159.00 1012 tokyo 1512 _O____________ -1 34.00 159.00 2 1012 0 0 0 13 40