John a Hurricane & Typhoon

 

Besides setting these records, Hurricane John (that formed in the Eastern Pacific Ocean) was one of only a handful of hurricanes that crossed the international dateline and moved into the Western Pacific Ocean.  Western Pacific cyclones are named typhoons, so once John moved that far west it was re-named Typhoon John.  Despite the long journey, John never made landfall and only caused minor damage to Hawaii.   

 

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