Classification of Tropical Cyclones


Classification of tropical cyclones in the WMO regional TC bodies

NB: Recommended conversion factors between agency estimates of maximum tropical cyclone wind speed given in Table1.2 in Guidelines for converting between various wind averaging periods in tropical cyclone conditions, WMO/TD-No. 1555

Please note that the full information regarding this classification can be found here, in the tropical cyclone operation plan of each of the five regional tropical cyclone bodies.