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2005 Major Hurricane RITA (2005261N21290)


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Summary Information

Satellite image near maximum intensity
Storm ID 2005261N21290
Start Sep 18 00Z
Landfall Sep 24 09Z
Max Intensity 155 kt (Sep 22 03Z), 895 mb (Sep 22 03Z)
End Sep 26 06Z
ATCF IDs AL182005
Track status Best track data.

Storm track plot

Map of storm track

Intensity plots

Map of storm track

Radial wind information

Map of storm track

Position and Intensity Table

BASIN ISO_TIME_________ NATURE LAT LON WMO WIND WMO PRES USA WIND USA PRES
degrees north degrees east kts mb kts mb
NA 2005-09-18 00:00:00 TS 21.30 -69.90 25 1009 25 1009
NA 03:00:00 TS 21.45 -70.30 25 1009
NA 06:00:00 TS 21.60 -70.70 25 1009 25 1009
NA 09:00:00 TS 21.75 -71.10 27 1008
NA 12:00:00 TS 21.90 -71.50 30 1007 30 1007
NA 15:00:00 TS 22.06 -71.91 32 1006
NA 18:00:00 TS 22.20 -72.30 35 1005 35 1005
NA 21:00:00 TS 22.31 -72.65 40 1003
NA 2005-09-19 00:00:00 TS 22.40 -73.00 45 1002 45 1002
NA 03:00:00 TS 22.50 -73.39 47 1000
NA 06:00:00 TS 22.60 -73.80 50 999 50 999
NA 09:00:00 TS 22.69 -74.22 52 998
NA 12:00:00 TS 22.80 -74.70 55 997 55 997
NA 15:00:00 TS 22.95 -75.27 57 995
NA 18:00:00 TS 23.10 -75.90 60 994 60 994
NA 21:00:00 TS 23.21 -76.52 60 993
NA 2005-09-20 00:00:00 TS 23.30 -77.20 60 992 60 992
NA 03:00:00 TS 23.40 -77.99 60 991
NA 06:00:00 TS 23.50 -78.80 60 990 60 990
NA 09:00:00 TS 23.60 -79.57 65 987
NA 12:00:00 TS 23.70 -80.30 70 985 70 985
NA 15:00:00 TS 23.80 -80.98 77 980
NA 18:00:00 TS 23.90 -81.60 85 975 85 975
NA 21:00:00 TS 24.01 -82.15 90 971
NA 2005-09-21 00:00:00 TS 24.10 -82.70 95 967 95 967
NA 03:00:00 TS 24.16 -83.34 102 961
NA 06:00:00 TS 24.20 -84.00 110 955 110 955
NA 09:00:00 TS 24.20 -84.62 115 948
NA 12:00:00 TS 24.20 -85.20 120 941 120 941
NA 15:00:00 TS 24.23 -85.74 132 930
NA 18:00:00 TS 24.30 -86.20 145 920 145 920
NA 21:00:00 TS 24.37 -86.56 147 908
NA 2005-09-22 00:00:00 TS 24.50 -86.90 150 897 150 897
NA 03:00:00 TS 24.70 -87.30 155 895 155 895
NA 06:00:00 TS 24.80 -87.60 155 897 155 897
NA 09:00:00 TS 24.98 -87.93 147 902
NA 12:00:00 TS 25.20 -88.30 140 908 140 908
NA 15:00:00 TS 25.40 -88.69 132 910
NA 18:00:00 TS 25.60 -89.10 125 913 125 913
NA 21:00:00 TS 25.79 -89.50 122 914
NA 2005-09-23 00:00:00 TS 26.00 -89.90 120 915 120 915
NA 03:00:00 TS 26.23 -90.30 117 919
NA 06:00:00 TS 26.50 -90.70 115 924 115 924
NA 09:00:00 TS 26.78 -91.10 115 925
NA 12:00:00 TS 27.10 -91.50 115 927 115 927
NA 15:00:00 TS 27.43 -91.91 112 928
NA 18:00:00 TS 27.80 -92.30 110 930 110 930
NA 21:00:00 TS 28.19 -92.67 107 930
NA 2005-09-24 00:00:00 TS 28.60 -93.00 105 931 105 931
NA 03:00:00 TS 28.97 -93.34 102 933
NA 06:00:00 TS 29.40 -93.60 100 935 100 935
NA 07:40:00 TS 29.70 -93.70 100 937 100 937
NA 09:00:00 TS 29.94 -93.82 89 940
NA 12:00:00 TS 30.50 -94.10 65 949 65 949
NA 15:00:00 TS 31.05 -94.16 55 961
NA 18:00:00 TS 31.60 -94.10 45 974 45 974
NA 21:00:00 TS 32.16 -94.08 40 978
NA 2005-09-25 00:00:00 TS 32.70 -94.00 35 982 35 982
NA 03:00:00 TS 33.21 -93.87 32 985
NA 06:00:00 TS 33.70 -93.60 30 989 30 989
NA 09:00:00 TS 34.19 -93.10 27 992
NA 12:00:00 TS 34.70 -92.50 25 995 25 995
NA 15:00:00 TS 35.23 -91.96 25 997
NA 18:00:00 TS 35.80 -91.40 25 1000 25 1000
NA 21:00:00 TS 36.29 -90.82 22 1001
NA 2005-09-26 00:00:00 TS 37.00 -90.10 20 1003 20 1003
NA 03:00:00 TS 38.13 -89.14 20 1004
NA 06:00:00 DS 39.50 -88.00 20 1006 20 1006

Source Information

Agency Information
USA hurdat2-1851-2019-042820.txt:Line=46411:RITA::bal182005.dat
TOKYO
CMA
HKO
NEWDELHI
REUNION
BOM
NADI
WELLINGTON
DS824
TD9636
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 RECORD USA STATUS USA WIND USA PRES USA SSHS USA R34 USA R50 USA R64 USA POCI USA ROCI USA RMW USA GUST STORM SPEED STORM DIR
Year degrees north degrees east kts mb km km degrees north degrees east kts mb 1 nmile nmile nmile mb nmile nmile kts kts degrees
2005 NA NA 2005-09-18 00:00:00 TS 21.30 -69.90 25 1009 hurdat_atl 182 179 O_____________ hurdat_atl AL182005 21.30 -69.90 TD 25 1009 -1 1012 150 45 35 8 292
2005 NA NA 03:00:00 TS 21.45 -70.30 192 190 P_____________ AL182005 21.45 -70.30 TD 25 1009 -1 1011 112 45 8 292
2005 NA NA 06:00:00 TS 21.60 -70.70 25 1009 hurdat_atl 201 201 O_____________ hurdat_atl AL182005 21.60 -70.70 TD 25 1009 -1 1011 75 45 35 8 292
2005 NA NA 09:00:00 TS 21.75 -71.10 204 173 P_____________ AL182005 21.75 -71.10 TD 27 1008 -1 1011 100 45 8 292
2005 NA NA 12:00:00 TS 21.90 -71.50 30 1007 hurdat_atl 173 144 O_____________ hurdat_atl AL182005 21.90 -71.50 TD 30 1007 -1 1011 125 45 40 8 292
2005 NA NA 15:00:00 TS 22.06 -71.91 151 130 P_____________ AL182005 22.06 -71.91 TD 32 1006 -1 1011 162 45 8 292
2005 NA NA 18:00:00 TS 22.20 -72.30 35 1005 hurdat_atl 133 127 O_____________ hurdat_atl AL182005 22.20 -72.30 TS 35 1005 0 75,75, ,60 1011 200 45 40 7 290
2005 NA NA 21:00:00 TS 22.31 -72.65 126 124 P_____________ AL182005 22.31 -72.65 TS 40 1003 0 82,67, ,75 1011 200 37 7 287
2005 NA NA 2005-09-19 00:00:00 TS 22.40 -73.00 45 1002 hurdat_atl 134 134 O_____________ hurdat_atl AL182005 22.40 -73.00 TS 45 1002 0 90,60, ,90 1011 200 30 55 7 286
2005 NA NA 03:00:00 TS 22.50 -73.39 146 146 P_____________ AL182005 22.50 -73.39 TS 47 1000 0 95,55, ,90 1011 200 30 8 285
2005 NA NA 06:00:00 TS 22.60 -73.80 50 999 hurdat_atl 168 168 O_____________ hurdat_atl AL182005 22.60 -73.80 TS 50 999 0 100,50, ,90 40, , ,40 1011 200 30 60 8 284
2005 NA NA 09:00:00 TS 22.69 -74.22 186 186 P_____________ AL182005 22.69 -74.22 TS 52 998 0 110,50, ,90 40, , ,40 1011 200 30 9 284
2005 NA NA 12:00:00 TS 22.80 -74.70 55 997 hurdat_atl 216 213 O_____________ hurdat_atl AL182005 22.80 -74.70 TS 55 997 0 120,50,50,90 40, , ,40 1012 200 30 60 10 285
2005 NA NA 15:00:00 TS 22.95 -75.27 211 199 P_____________ AL182005 22.95 -75.27 TS 57 995 0 115,55,55,90 40, , ,40 1012 200 27 11 285
2005 NA NA 18:00:00 TS 23.10 -75.90 60 994 hurdat_atl 199 178 O_____________ hurdat_atl AL182005 23.10 -75.90 TS 60 994 0 110,60,60,90 40,30,20,40 1012 200 25 75 12 283
2005 NA NA 21:00:00 TS 23.21 -76.52 178 129 P_____________ AL182005 23.21 -76.52 TS 60 993 0 107,60,60,97 42,30,20,42 1012 200 25 12 280
2005 NA NA 2005-09-20 00:00:00 TS 23.30 -77.20 60 992 hurdat_atl 129 89 O_____________ hurdat_atl AL182005 23.30 -77.20 TS 60 992 0 105,60,60,105 45,30,20,45 1012 200 25 75 14 278
2005 NA NA 03:00:00 TS 23.40 -77.99 89 88 P_____________ AL182005 23.40 -77.99 TS 60 991 0 105,60,60,105 45,37,20,45 1012 212 30 15 278
2005 NA NA 06:00:00 TS 23.50 -78.80 60 990 hurdat_atl 112 93 O_____________ hurdat_atl AL182005 23.50 -78.80 TS 60 990 0 105,60,60,105 45,45,20,45 1012 225 35 75 15 278
2005 NA NA 09:00:00 TS 23.60 -79.57 88 78 P_____________ AL182005 23.60 -79.57 TS 65 987 1 107,67,60,105 45,45,20,45 12,12, , 1012 225 35 14 278
2005 NA NA 12:00:00 TS 23.70 -80.30 70 985 hurdat_atl 80 78 O_____________ hurdat_atl AL182005 23.70 -80.30 HU 70 985 1 110,75,60,105 45,45,20,45 25,25, , 1012 225 35 105 13 279
2005 NA NA 15:00:00 TS 23.80 -80.98 84 78 P_____________ AL182005 23.80 -80.98 HU 77 980 1 115,87,60,105 52,45,30,45 32,25, , 1012 225 35 12 280
2005 NA NA 18:00:00 TS 23.90 -81.60 85 975 hurdat_atl 89 89 O_____________ hurdat_atl AL182005 23.90 -81.60 HU 85 975 2 120,100,60,105 60,45,40,45 40,25,20,40 1012 225 35 105 11 281
2005 NA NA 21:00:00 TS 24.01 -82.15 100 100 P_____________ AL182005 24.01 -82.15 HU 90 971 2 120,100,60,105 60,45,40,45 40,25,20,40 1012 225 27 10 281
2005 NA NA 2005-09-21 00:00:00 TS 24.10 -82.70 95 967 hurdat_atl 113 113 O_____________ hurdat_atl AL182005 24.10 -82.70 HU 95 967 2 120,100,60,105 60,45,40,45 40,25,20,40 1012 225 20 110 11 278
2005 NA GM 03:00:00 TS 24.16 -83.34 143 143 P_____________ AL182005 24.16 -83.34 HU 102 961 3 120,100,60,105 60,45,40,52 40,27,22,40 1012 225 17 12 275
2005 NA GM 06:00:00 TS 24.20 -84.00 110 955 hurdat_atl 157 157 O_____________ hurdat_atl AL182005 24.20 -84.00 HU 110 955 3 120,100,60,105 60,45,40,60 40,30,25,40 1012 225 15 120 12 272
2005 NA GM 09:00:00 TS 24.20 -84.62 178 178 P_____________ AL182005 24.20 -84.62 HU 115 948 4 127,107,70,115 67,47,40,60 45,35,27,40 1012 225 15 11 270
2005 NA GM 12:00:00 TS 24.20 -85.20 120 941 hurdat_atl 207 207 O_____________ hurdat_atl AL182005 24.20 -85.20 HU 120 941 4 135,115,80,125 75,50,40,60 50,40,30,40 1012 225 15 140 10 272
2005 NA GM 15:00:00 TS 24.23 -85.74 241 241 P_____________ AL182005 24.23 -85.74 HU 132 930 4 142,120,90,137 82,55,45,67 55,45,35,45 1012 225 17 9 276
2005 NA GM 18:00:00 TS 24.30 -86.20 145 920 hurdat_atl 286 286 O_____________ hurdat_atl AL182005 24.30 -86.20 HU 145 920 5 150,125,100,150 90,60,50,75 60,50,40,50 1012 225 20 160 8 280
2005 NA GM 21:00:00 TS 24.37 -86.56 323 323 P_____________ AL182005 24.37 -86.56 HU 147 908 5 155,132,100,155 90,70,55,82 60,55,40,50 1011 275 22 7 287
2005 NA GM 2005-09-22 00:00:00 TS 24.50 -86.90 150 897 hurdat_atl 335 335 O_____________ hurdat_atl AL182005 24.50 -86.90 HU 150 897 5 160,140,100,160 90,80,60,90 60,60,40,50 1010 325 25 185 7 296
2005 NA GM 03:00:00 TS 24.70 -87.30 155 895 hurdat_atl 358 358 V_____________ hurdat_atl AL182005 24.70 -87.30 I HU 155 895 5 160,140,100,160 95,80,60,90 60,60,40,50 1010 325 17 7 295
2005 NA GM 06:00:00 TS 24.80 -87.60 155 897 hurdat_atl 369 368 O_____________ hurdat_atl AL182005 24.80 -87.60 HU 155 897 5 160,140,100,160 100,80,60,90 60,60,40,50 1010 325 10 185 6 296
2005 NA GM 09:00:00 TS 24.98 -87.93 391 391 P_____________ AL182005 24.98 -87.93 HU 147 902 5 160,140,100,160 100,80,60,90 67,67,40,62 1010 325 10 8 302
2005 NA GM 12:00:00 TS 25.20 -88.30 140 908 hurdat_atl 413 403 O_____________ hurdat_atl AL182005 25.20 -88.30 HU 140 908 5 160,140,100,160 100,80,60,90 75,75,40,75 1010 325 10 175 8 301
2005 NA GM 15:00:00 TS 25.40 -88.69 403 379 P_____________ AL182005 25.40 -88.69 HU 132 910 4 170,140,100,150 110,85,55,85 72,67,40,62 1010 325 10 8 299
2005 NA GM 18:00:00 TS 25.60 -89.10 125 913 hurdat_atl 379 358 O_____________ hurdat_atl AL182005 25.60 -89.10 HU 125 913 4 180,140,100,140 120,90,50,80 70,60,40,50 1010 325 10 160 8 298
2005 NA GM 21:00:00 TS 25.79 -89.50 359 342 P_____________ AL182005 25.79 -89.50 HU 122 914 4 180,145,100,140 120,95,50,80 70,60,40,50 1009 362 12 8 299
2005 NA GM 2005-09-23 00:00:00 TS 26.00 -89.90 120 915 hurdat_atl 344 323 O_____________ hurdat_atl AL182005 26.00 -89.90 HU 120 915 4 180,150,100,140 120,100,50,80 70,60,40,50 1008 400 15 155 8 302
2005 NA GM 03:00:00 TS 26.23 -90.30 323 290 P_____________ AL182005 26.23 -90.30 HU 117 919 4 180,150,110,140 120,100,65,90 72,60,40,50 1008 400 17 9 305
2005 NA GM 06:00:00 TS 26.50 -90.70 115 924 hurdat_atl 290 257 O_____________ hurdat_atl AL182005 26.50 -90.70 HU 115 924 4 180,150,120,140 120,100,80,100 75,60,40,50 1008 400 20 145 9 308
2005 NA GM 09:00:00 TS 26.78 -91.10 257 230 P_____________ AL182005 26.78 -91.10 HU 115 925 4 180,150,120,150 120,100,80,110 75,60,40,55 1008 400 20 9 310
2005 NA GM 12:00:00 TS 27.10 -91.50 115 927 hurdat_atl 230 209 O_____________ hurdat_atl AL182005 27.10 -91.50 HU 115 927 4 180,150,120,160 120,100,80,120 75,60,40,60 1008 400 20 145 10 312
2005 NA GM 15:00:00 TS 27.43 -91.91 213 189 P_____________ AL182005 27.43 -91.91 HU 112 928 3 180,150,120,160 120,100,80,120 75,60,40,60 1008 400 20 10 315
2005 NA GM 18:00:00 TS 27.80 -92.30 110 930 hurdat_atl 189 148 O_____________ hurdat_atl AL182005 27.80 -92.30 HU 110 930 3 180,150,120,160 120,100,80,120 75,60,40,60 1008 400 20 135 10 318
2005 NA GM 21:00:00 TS 28.19 -92.67 150 118 P_____________ AL182005 28.19 -92.67 HU 107 930 3 180,155,120,140 120,100,80,105 75,60,40,60 1008 350 20 10 322
2005 NA GM 2005-09-24 00:00:00 TS 28.60 -93.00 105 931 hurdat_atl 118 93 O_____________ hurdat_atl AL182005 28.60 -93.00 HU 105 931 3 180,160,120,120 120,100,80,90 75,60,40,60 1009 300 20 130 10 323
2005 NA GM 03:00:00 TS 28.97 -93.34 87 38 P_____________ AL182005 28.97 -93.34 HU 102 933 3 180,160,120,120 120,100,80,90 75,60,40,60 1009 300 20 10 327
2005 NA GM 06:00:00 TS 29.40 -93.60 100 935 hurdat_atl 38 9 O_____________ hurdat_atl AL182005 29.40 -93.60 HU 100 935 3 180,160,120,120 120,100,80,90 75,60,40,60 1009 300 20 130 10 337
2005 NA GM 07:40:00 TS 29.70 -93.70 100 937 hurdat_atl 9 0 V_____________ hurdat_atl AL182005 29.70 -93.70 L HU 100 937 3 146,160,120,100 99,84,70,77 62,51,37,51 1009 300 20 12 341
2005 NA GM 09:00:00 TS 29.94 -93.82 0 0 P_____________ AL182005 29.94 -93.82 HU 89 940 2 120,160,120,85 82,72,62,67 52,45,35,45 1009 300 20 12 337
2005 NA NA 12:00:00 TS 30.50 -94.10 65 949 hurdat_atl 0 0 O_____________ hurdat_atl AL182005 30.50 -94.10 HU 65 949 1 60,160,120,50 45,45,45,45 30,30,30,30 1009 300 20 105 11 345
2005 NA NA 15:00:00 TS 31.05 -94.16 0 0 P_____________ AL182005 31.05 -94.16 HU 55 961 0 55,140,120,50 22,22,22,22 1009 300 20 11 0
2005 NA NA 18:00:00 TS 31.60 -94.10 45 974 hurdat_atl 0 0 O_____________ hurdat_atl AL182005 31.60 -94.10 TS 45 974 0 50,120,120,50 1009 300 20 65 11 4
2005 NA NA 21:00:00 TS 32.16 -94.08 0 0 P_____________ AL182005 32.16 -94.08 TS 40 978 0 50,85,75,50 1006 250 25 11 5
2005 NA NA 2005-09-25 00:00:00 TS 32.70 -94.00 35 982 hurdat_atl 0 0 O_____________ hurdat_atl AL182005 32.70 -94.00 TS 35 982 0 50,50,30,50 1004 200 30 45 11 9
2005 NA NA 03:00:00 TS 33.21 -93.87 0 0 P_____________ AL182005 33.21 -93.87 TS 32 985 -1 11 19
2005 NA NA 06:00:00 TS 33.70 -93.60 30 989 hurdat_atl 0 0 O_____________ hurdat_atl AL182005 33.70 -93.60 TD 30 989 -1 12 33
2005 NA NA 09:00:00 TS 34.19 -93.10 0 0 P_____________ AL182005 34.19 -93.10 TD 27 992 -1 14 42
2005 NA NA 12:00:00 TS 34.70 -92.50 25 995 hurdat_atl 0 0 O_____________ hurdat_atl AL182005 34.70 -92.50 TD 25 995 -1 14 42
2005 NA NA 15:00:00 TS 35.23 -91.96 0 0 P_____________ AL182005 35.23 -91.96 TD 25 997 -1 14 39
2005 NA NA 18:00:00 TS 35.80 -91.40 25 1000 hurdat_atl 0 0 O_____________ hurdat_atl AL182005 35.80 -91.40 TD 25 1000 -1 14 41
2005 NA NA 21:00:00 TS 36.29 -90.82 0 0 P_____________ AL182005 36.29 -90.82 TD 22 1001 -1 16 41
2005 NA NA 2005-09-26 00:00:00 TS 37.00 -90.10 20 1003 hurdat_atl 0 0 O_____________ hurdat_atl AL182005 37.00 -90.10 TD 20 1003 -1 23 36
2005 NA NA 03:00:00 TS 38.13 -89.14 0 0 P_____________ AL182005 38.13 -89.14 TD 20 1004 -1 30 33
2005 NA NA 06:00:00 DS 39.50 -88.00 20 1006 hurdat_atl 0 O_____________ hurdat_atl AL182005 39.50 -88.00 LO 20 1006 -3 33 33