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Number of Tropical Cyclones on Honiara, 1969 - 2010

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To provide an enabling environment for the socio-economic development of the Solomon Islands through the application of necessary safeguards with regard to:sustainable use of natural resources, the provision of meteorological services, reducing the risk and impact of climate change and other hazards to communities, leading and managing disaster preparedness and their consequences.

The MECDM has 4 Divisions and 1 Office which include: Climate Change Division (CCD), Corporate Services Division, Environment & Conservation Division (ECD), Meteorological Services Division, National Disaster Management Office (NDMO)


A time series data showing annual number of cyclones passing within 400km on Honiara. In the 41-year period between 1969 and 2010, 41 tropical cyclones passed within 400 km of Honiara, an average of one cyclone per season (Figure 3). Thenumber of cyclones varies widely from year to year, with none in some seasons but up to five in others. Over the period 1969–2010, cyclones occurred more frequently in El Niño years.

Data extracted from the PCCSP report, 2011

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Publisher Solomon Islands Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management and Meteorology
Modified 08 June 2021
Release Date 08 June 2021
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Identifier 201ab7b6-e31b-4e5f-a769-ead378d65530
Spatial / Geographical Coverage Location Solomon Islands
Language English
License Private
[Open Data]
Author Solomon Islands Meteorological Service and the Pacific Climate Change Science Progra
Contact Name Solomon Islands Meteorological Service
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