1970 Atlantic hurricane season
|First storm started:||May 17, 1970|
|Last storm ended:||October 28, 1970|
|Strongest storm:||Hurricane Celia - 945 mbar, 125 mph winds|
|Number of storms:||10 named storms|
|Major hurricanes (Cat. 3+)||2|
|Cost of damage:||$453.8 million (1970 USD)
$2.6 billion (2009 USD)
|Closest Seasons:||1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972|
The 1970 Atlantic hurricane season was the period of time in 1970 that tropical cyclones formed in Atlantic Ocean. It officially began on June 1, 1970, and it ended on November 30, 1970. Strong storms of 1970 include Hurricane Celia, which killed 20 and caused severe damage. Also, Tropical Storm Dorothy killed 51 people, most in Martinique.
Storms[change | change source]
These are the names of the tropical cyclones that formed in the season:
Storm names[change | change source]
These are the names set aside for 1970. Names that weren't used are in gray.
Retirement[change | change source]
- See also: List of retired Atlantic hurricane names
After this season there was one name that got retired: Celia. In 1974, the name "Carmen" was used instead.