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Typhoon Mangkhut - 2018/09/15 1200 UTC

Flight route of DOTSTAR

The flight route of DOTSTAR

Storm symbol in black: Location of the storm center at 2018/09/15 1200 UTC.
Storm symbol in green: Location of the storm center as the first dropwindsonde reached the surface.
Storm symbol in blue: Location of the storm center as the last dropwindsonde reached the surface.

Wind vector at each pressure level

Dropwindsonde information and the estimated surface wind speed

NO.TIMELongitudeLatitudeDISTWDWSMBLWL150
12018/09/15 12:00:13120.820.731111128.826.224.4
22018/09/15 12:12:30120.919.628311621.522.118.9
32018/09/15 12:24:01120.719.3256125---22.318.7
42018/09/15 12:33:46120.420.4269116---29.624.1
52018/09/15 12:42:03119.921.1277------30.8---

TIME: Time when dropwindsondes reached the surface. (UTC)
DIST: The distance form each dropwindsonde to the corresponded storm center. (km)
WD: Surface wind direction. (degree)
Surface wind speed: (unit : m/s)
(1) WS: Surface wind speed (at a height of 10 meters) directly from the dropwindsondes.
(2) MBL (Franklin 2003): Averaging the dropwindsonde wind speed over the 0~500 m layer, multiplied by 0.80.
(3) WL150 (Franklin 2003): Averaging the dropwindsonde wind speed over the 0~150 m layer, divided by 1.229.

CWB QPESUMS Image

CWB QPESUMS Image

(925 hPa wind, one full barb = 10 m/s)

TEMPDROP Download

WMO/TEMPDROP format code. [ZIP archive file]

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