Table 3: Percentage of different typhoon categories of each event for JMA and JTWC from 1977 to 2011.

Event/dataJMAJTWC
Tropical stormCategory 1 + 2Category 3 + 4 + 5Tropical stormCategory 1 + 2Category 3 + 4 + 5

El Niño33.9%38.0%28.1%25.8%28.3%45.8%
El Niño Modoki I41.8%44.1%14.1%32.7%29.6%37.7%
El Niño Modoki II41.7%45.0%13.3%25.9%39.7%34.5%
Normal44.5%44.5%11.0%35.4%33.3%31.2%
La Niña54.7%36.8%8.5%41.5%27.7%30.8%