The 2019 Tropical Cyclone Season in the Northwest Pacific indicate 22 tropical cyclones in the region, which close to the long term (1970‐2016) average.
The consensus of temperature trends over the Pacific Ocean since January 2019 and dynamic models indicate a weak or neutral El Nino persisting through the North West Pacific Ocean tropical cyclone season in 2019. This is will lead to an average number of tropical cyclones impacting the NW Pacific region, but with above average intensities. About 7 tropical cyclones (tropical storm intensity or greater) are likely to impact the South China Sea (a little below average).
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