1964 Atlantic hurricane season

hurricane season in the Atlantic Ocean

The 1964 Atlantic hurricane season was the last hurricane season to last from June 15, 1964 to November 15, 1964. A tropical storm did form before June 15, however. This season was just short of normal. All hurricanes of the 1964 Atlantic hurricane season became major hurricanes (category 3+). Famous hurricanes from this season were: Hurricane Cleo, Dora, and Hilda.

1964 Atlantic hurricane season
Season summary map
First storm formed June 2, 1964
Last storm dissipated November 10, 1964
Strongest storm Hilda – 941 mbar (27.78 inHg) –
12
Total fatalities 261
Total damage $605 million (1964 USD)
($3.7 billion, 2005 USD)
seasons
1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966

StormsEdit

  • Tropical Storm One
  • Tropical Storm Two
  • Tropical Storm Abby
  • Tropical Storm Brenda
  • Hurricane Cleo
  • Hurricane Dora
  • Hurricane Ethel
  • Tropical Storm Florence
  • Hurricane Gladys
  • Hurricane Hilda
  • Hurricane Isbell
  • Tropical Storm Twelve

Storm namesEdit

The following names were used for named storms (tropical storms and hurricanes) that formed in the North Atlantic in 1964. A storm was named Isbell for the first time in 1964. Names that were not assigned are marked in gray.

  • Abby
  • Brenda
  • Cleo
  • Dora
  • Ethel
  • Florence
  • Gladys
  • Hilda
  • Isbell
  • Janet (unused)
  • Katy (unused)
  • Lila (unused)
  • Molly (unused)
  • Nita (unused)
  • Odette (unused)
  • Paula (unused)
  • Roxie (unused)
  • Stella (unused)
  • Trudy (unused)
  • Vesta (unused)
  • Wesley (unused)

RetirementEdit

After the season the names Cleo, Dora, and Hilda were retired. Candy, Dolly, and Hannah were used in 1968 instead of Cleo, Dora, and Hilda.

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