1962 Atlantic hurricane season

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1962 Atlantic hurricane season
Season summary map
First storm formed June 30, 1962
Last storm dissipated December 4, 1962
Strongest storm Ella – 958 mbar (hPa) (28.3 inHg), 110 mph (175 km/h) (1-minute sustained)
Total depressions 10
Total storms 7
Hurricanes 4
Major hurricanes (Cat. 3+) 0
Total fatalities 39 overall
Total damage > $4.88 million (1962 USD)
Atlantic hurricane seasons
1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964

The 1962 Atlantic hurricane season was not very active. It was the least active hurricane season since 1939, as there were only five named storms. It started on June 15, 1962, but the first storm was not until August 26.[1][2]

Systems[change | change source]

Hurricane Daisy (1962)Hurricane Alma (1962)Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale

References[change | change source]

  1. Staff writer (1962-06-13). "Hurricane Season Upon Us". The Windsor Star. United Press International. Retrieved 2011-10-07.
  2. Gordon E. Dunn (April 1963). "The Hurricane Season of 1962" (PDF). Monthly Weather Review: 199–207. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-12-10. Retrieved 2011-10-07.