COSTLIEST TYPHOONS OF THE PHILIPPINES

(1947 2009)

 

NAME

PERIOD OF OCCURRENCE

DAMAGE IN PESOS*
(in Billion)

1. PEPENG (Parma)

September 30-October 11, 2009

 27.195

2. FRANK (Fengshen)

June 18-23, 2008

 13.321

3. ONDOY (Ketsana)**

September 24-27, 2009

11.121

4. RUPING (Mike)

November 10-14, 1990

10.846

5. ROSING (Angela)

October 30-November 04, 1995

10.829

6. KADIANG (Flo)

September 30-October 7, 1993

8.752

7. LOLENG (Babs)

October 15-24, 1998

6.787

8. MILENYO (Xangsane)

September 25-30, 2006

6.610

9. UNSANG (Ruby)

October 21-26, 1988

5.636

10. ILIANG (Zeb)

October 7-18, 1998

5.375

11. REMING (Durian)

November 26-December 1, 2006

5.086

12. NITANG (Ike)

August 31-September 4, 1984

4.100

13. REMING (Xangsane)

October 26-November 1, 2000

3.944

14. FERIA (Utor)

July 2-7, 2001

3.586

15. HARUROT (Imbudo)

July 19-23, 2003

3.240

16. NANANG (Lingling)

November 6-9, 2001

3.200

17. MAMENG (Sybil)

September 27-October 1, 1995

3.170

18. TRINING (Ruth)

October 16-31, 1991

3.072

19. YONING (Skip)

November 5-8, 1988

2.767

20. MONANG (Lola) December 2-7, 1993   2.463

   *Not adjusted to current inflation rate of the Philippine Peso.
**ONDOY was a Tropical Storm when it crossed Luzon, making it the only non-typhoon system on this list.

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This summary is taken from NDCC publications, and historical archives.
 


Compiled by Dominic Alojado, MD. with additional information by David Michael V. Padua of Typhoon2000.com


This edition (2010) was updated & uploaded on July 28, 2010.

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