List of Wettest Tropical Cyclones By Country - Japan

Japan

The mountainous island archipelago is constantly struck by typhoons recurving out of the tropics, which are normally in extratropical transition as they pass through Japan. Typhoon Meari/Quinta of the 2004 Pacific typhoon season led to heavy rain at Owase with the highest 24 hour total of 741 millimetres (29.2 in) ending at 1500 UTC on the 29th. Typhoon Saomai in 2000 produced record rainfall at Nagoya, 584.2 millimetres (23.00 in) in 24 hours. Fran of the 1976 Pacific typhoon season holds the national 24-hour precipitation record of 1,174 millimetres (46.2 in).

Wettest tropical cycloneJapan
Precipitation Storm Location Ref
Rank mm in
1 1805.5 71.08 Talas 2011 Kamikitayama
2 1612.0 63.46 Fran 1976 Fukuharaasahi
3 1322.0 52.04 Nabi 2005 Mikado
4 1286.0 50.62 Kent 1992 Hidegadake
5 1243.0 48.94 Namtheum 2004 Asahimaru
6 1167.0 45.94 Judy 1989 Hidegadake
7 1138.0 44.80 Abby 1983 Amagisan
8 1124.0 44.25 Flo 1990 Yanase
9 1078.0 42.44 Bess 1982 Hidegadake
10 1020.0 40.15 Percy 1993 Ebino

Read more about this topic:  List Of Wettest Tropical Cyclones By Country

Other articles related to "japan":

Japanese Knotweed - Japan
... It grows widely throughout Japan and is foraged as a wild vegetable (sansai), though not a major crop shipped to market in appreciable amounts as to given in statistics ...
Yokohama F. Marinos - Managers
... Tenure Hidehiko Shimizu Japan 1993–94 Jorge Solari Argentina 1995 Hiroshi Hayano Japan 1995–96 Xabier Azkargorta Spain 1997–98 Gert Engels Germany Sept 1998–Dec 98 Antonio de la Cruz Spain 1999 Osvaldo ...
Japan - Culture - Sports
... Traditionally, sumo is considered Japan's national sport ... many Western sports were introduced in Japan and began to spread through the education system ... Japan hosted the Summer Olympics in Tokyo in 1964 ...
Qi Jiguang - Historical Background - Pirate Raiders From Japan
... Meanwhile, Japan was in a state of great unrest ... The Sengoku Period saw the entire Japan plunged in small-scale regional civil wars ... with the coming of the Azuchi-Momoyama period when the situation in Japan stabilized and few new pirates were produced ...
Japanese Yen - Determinants of Value
15  Indian rupee INR 0.9% Other 12.2% Total 200% Beginning in December 1931, Japan gradually shifted from the gold standard system to the managed currency system ... of foreigners to buy goods and services in Japan and by their interest in investing in Japan (buying yen-denominated real and financial assets) ... Since the 1990s, the Bank of Japan, the country's central bank, has kept interest rates low in order to spur economic growth ...

Famous quotes containing the word japan:

    I do not know that the United States can save civilization but at least by our example we can make people think and give them the opportunity of saving themselves. The trouble is that the people of Germany, Italy and Japan are not given the privilege of thinking.
    Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882–1945)