List of Wettest Tropical Cyclones By Country - Johnston Atoll

Johnston Atoll

Tropical cyclones occasionally threaten this central Pacific island. Hurricane Celeste of 1972 brought 6.21 inches (158 mm) to the isle around August 19.

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Hurricane John (1994) - Meteorological History
... behind it, John began a slow turn to the north, taking near-direct aim at Johnston Atoll, a small group of islands populated only by a United States military base ... On August 25 local time, John made its closest approach to the Johnston Atoll only 15 miles (24 km) to the north ... On Johnston Atoll, sustained winds were reported up to 60 miles per hour (95 km/h), the equivalent of a strong tropical storm, and gusts up to 75 miles per hour (120 ...
Johnston Atoll - Wildlife
... of fish have been recorded from the reefs and inshore waters of the atoll ... Seabird species recorded as breeding on the atoll include Bulwer's Petrel, Wedge-tailed Shearwater, Christmas Shearwater, White-tailed Tropicbird, Red-tailed Tropicbird, Brown Booby, Red-footed ...
Ages Of Consent In Oceania - United States - Johnston Atoll
... Johnston Atoll is under the jurisdiction of the US Federal Government ... As such, all US Federal laws regarding age of consent would be applicable ...
Chemical Warfare - Chemical Weapons Destruction - United States
... In June 1990 the Johnston Atoll Chemical Agent Disposal System began destruction of chemical agents stored on the Johnston Atoll in the Pacific, seven years ... Sites) and transported from Bremerhaven Germany to Johnston Atoll in the pacific, a 46-day nonstop journey ...
Johnston Atoll Chemical Agent Disposal System - Background
... Chemical weapons at Johnston Atoll — 1990 Agent Quantity Sulfur Mustard (HD) 578,339.6 pounds (262,330.4 kg) Sarin (GB) 2,639,462.4 pounds (1,197,240.0 kg) VX Nerve ... Chemical weapons were stockpiled on Johnston Atoll beginning in 1971, including weapons transferred from Okinawa during the 1971 Operation Red Hat ... Congress mandated that all chemical weapons stockpiles at Johnston Atoll, mostly mustard and nerve agents, be destroyed ...