1975 Atlantic hurricane season

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1975 Atlantic hurricane season
Season summary map
First storm formed June 27, 1975
Last storm dissipated December 13, 1975
Strongest storm Gladys – 939 mbar (hPa) (27.74 inHg), 140 mph (220 km/h) (1-minute sustained)
Total depressions 27
Total storms 9
Hurricanes 6
Major hurricanes (Cat. 3+) 3
Total fatalities 80
Total damage $490 million (1975 USD)
Atlantic hurricane seasons
1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977

The 1975 Atlantic hurricane season began June 1, 1975 and ended November 30, 1975. However, Subtropical Storm Two lasted during December. A famous hurricane from 1975 would be Hurricane Eloise, which caused nearly $500 million in damage when it hit the Florida Panhandle.

Storms[change | change source]

  • Tropical Depression One
  • Tropical Depression Two
  • Tropical Storm Amy
  • Tropical Depression Four
  • Tropical Depression Five
  • Tropical Depression Six
  • Hurricane Blanche
  • Tropical Depression Eight
  • Tropical Depression Nine
  • Hurricane Caroline
  • Hurricane Doris
  • Tropical Depression Twelve
  • Tropical Depression Thirteen
  • Tropical Depression Fourteen
  • Tropical Depression Fifteen
  • Hurricane Eloise
  • Hurricane Faye
  • Hurricane Gladys
  • Tropical Depression Nineteen
  • Tropical Depression Twenty
  • Tropical Depression Twenty-One
  • Tropical Depression Twenty-Two
  • Tropical Depression Twenty-Three
  • Tropical Depression Twenty-Four
  • Tropical Storm Hallie
  • Tropical Depression Twenty-Six
  • Tropical Depression Twenty-Seven
  • Subtropical Storm Two

Storm names[change | change source]

This list is the names that were set aside for Atlantic tropical cyclones in 1975. Names that were used are marked in gray.

  • Amy
  • Blanche
  • Caroline
  • Doris
  • Eloise
  • Faye
  • Gladys
  • Hallie
  • Ingrid (unused)
  • Julia (unused)
  • Kitty (unused)
  • Lilly (unused)
  • Mabel (unused)
  • Niki (unused)
  • Opal (unused)
  • Peggy (unused)
  • Ruby (unused)
  • Sheila (unused)
  • Tilda (unused)
  • Vicky (unused)
  • Winnie (unused)

Retirement[change | change source]

See also: List of retired Atlantic hurricane names

The name Eloise was later retired.

Related pages[change | change source]

Tropical cyclones of the 1975 Atlantic hurricane season

Saffir–Simpson Hurricane Scale
TD TS C1 C2 C3 C4 C5