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2009 Pacific typhoon season
Season summary map
First storm formed January 3, 2009
Last storm dissipated December 8, 2009
Strongest storm Nida – 905 hPa (mbar), 215 km/h (130 mph) (10-minute sustained)
Tropical depressions 41
Total storms 22 official 2 unofficial
Typhoons 13 official, 2 unofficial
Super typhoons 5 (unofficial)
Total fatalities >2242 total, 228 missing
Total damage $12.227 billion (2009 USD)
Pacific typhoon seasons
2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011.
Related article
  • Timeline of the 2009 Pacific typhoon season

The 2009 Philippine region typhoon season was the period that tropical cyclones formed in the Western Pacific Ocean. The season ran throughout the year during 2009, with most tropical cyclones forming between May and November.The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) assigns names to tropical cyclones (including tropical depressions) that enter or form in the Philippine area of responsibility. These names, however, are not in common use outside of the Philippines.

During the season, 39 tropical depressions developed within the Western Pacific, whilst 2 formed outside the region before moving into the Western Pacific.



  • Tropical Depression Auring
  • Tropical Depression Bising
  • Typhoon Crising
  • Typhoon Dante
  • Typhoon Emong
  • Tropical Storm Feria
  • Tropical Depression Gorio
  • Tropical Depression Huaning
  • Typhoon Isang
  • Tropical Depression Jolina
  • Tropical Storm Kiko
  • Tropical Storm Labuyo
  • Tropical Depression Maring
  • Typhoon Nando
  • Typhoon Ondoy
  • Typhoon Pepemg
  • Typhoon Quedan
  • Typhoon Ramil
  • Tropical Storm Santi
  • Tropical Depression Tino
  • Tropical Depression Urduja
  • Tropical Depression Vinta

See also

Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Temporada de tifones en el Pacífico de 2009 para niños

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