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The 1970 Atlantic hurricane season began on June 1st, 1970 and ended November 30th, 1970.


Seasonal forecasts

Source Date Named

storms

Hurricanes Major

hurricanes

NOAA May 23, 1970 12 6 2
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Actual activity 10 5 3


Season Summary

Storms

Storms
TS Alma
C2 Becky
C4 Celia
C1 Dorothy
TS Ella
C4 Felice
TS Greta
TS Hallie
C3 Isabel
TS Judith

Tropical Storm Alma

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Carrie 1972.jpg
Duration June 4 – June 8
Peak intensity 65 mph (100 km/h) (1-min)  990 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Becky

Category 2 hurricane (SSHWS)
Eye of hurricane debbie (1969).jpg
Duration July 31 – August 6
Peak intensity 110 mph (175 km/h) (1-min)  958 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Celia

Category 4 hurricane (SSHWS)
Typhoon Irma (1971).JPG
Duration August 2 – August 15
Peak intensity 145 mph (230 km/h) (1-min)  934 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Dorothy

Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS)
Hurricane Abby Jun 4 1968 1204Z.jpg
Duration August 16 – August 21
Peak intensity 75 mph (120 km/h) (1-min)  987 mbar (hPa)


Tropical Storm Ella

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Hurricane Gladys 1968.jpg
Duration August 31 – September 5
Peak intensity 70 mph (110 km/h) (1-min)  982 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Felice

Category 4 hurricane (SSHWS)
Hurricane Camille 16 aug 1969 1930Z.jpg
Duration September 1 – September 12
Peak intensity 150 mph (240 km/h) (1-min)  930 mbar (hPa)


Tropical Storm Greta

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Tropical Storm Arlene (1967).jpg
Duration September 10 – September 14
Peak intensity 60 mph (95 km/h) (1-min)  995 mbar (hPa)


Tropical Storm Hallie

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Tropical Storm Arlene 1971.JPG
Duration September 29 – October 3
Peak intensity 65 mph (100 km/h) (1-min)  990 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Isabel

Category 3 hurricane (SSHWS)
Hurricane Dorothy (1966).JPG
Duration October 19 – October 31
Peak intensity 120 mph (195 km/h) (1-min)  950 mbar (hPa)


Tropical Storm Judith

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
AlmaMay201970SatImage.png
Duration November 10 – November 14
Peak intensity 50 mph (85 km/h) (1-min)  996 mbar (hPa)







Timeline

wikipedia:Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale


Storm names

The following names have been used to name tropical and subtropical cyclones in the 1970 season.

  • Alma
  • Becky
  • Celia
  • Dorothy
  • Ella
  • Felice
  • Greta
  • Hallie
  • Isabel
  • Judith
  • Kendra (unused)
  • Lois (unused)
  • Marsha (unused)
  • Noreen (unused)
  • Orpha (unused)
  • Patty (unused)
  • Rena (unused)
  • Sherry (unused)
  • Thora (unused)
  • Vicky (unused)
  • Wilna (unused)

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