Do typhoons rain more than hurricanes?



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    No. Typhoons and hurricanes are essentially the same thing – strong tropical storms. The terms are different based on their location. If a strong tropical storm develops in the northwest Pacific Ocean, it is called a typhoon. If it develops in the north Atlantic Ocean, the northeast Pacific Ocean or the south Pacific Ocean, it’s referred to as a hurricane. They’re also referred to as cyclones, severe tropical cyclones and severe cyclonic storms elsewhere in the oceans.

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    Typhoons and hurricanes are essentially the same phenomenon known collectively as tropical cyclone. The difference is just where they occur; in the Pacific and the Atlantic respectively. The a amount of rain will differ on a number of factors from where they form to how hot the water is below them, but these factor effect typhoons and hurricanes equally.

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