Data of Tropical cyclone landfall in Japan from 1877 to 2020

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Definition of tropical cyclone landfall in Japan: Nearest weather station or lighthouse measured less than 1000hPa and both stations on the left and right of tropical cyclone passage measured opposite wind direction change. Target landfall locations in Japan are Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu, and Shikoku Islands.

Author of the data-set: Hisayuki Kubota (Graduate School of Science, Hokkaido University)
Data coverage: 1877-2020
Parameters: Landfall date and time, nearest weather station or lighthouse, observed minimum pressure, maximum wind speed, and wind direction


Kubota,H., Matsumoto,J., Zaiki,M., Tsukahara,T., Mikami,T., Allan,R., Wilkinson,C., Wilkinson,S., Wood,K. and Mollan,M. 2021: Tropical cyclones over the western north Pacific since the mid-nineteenth century. Climatic Change 164, 29. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10584-021-02984-7