1967 Atlantic hurricane season facts for kids
Quick facts for kids1967 Atlantic hurricane season
Season summary map
|First system formed||August 28, 1967|
|Last system dissipated||October 31, 1967|
|Name||Beulah - 923 mbar (27.26 inHg), 160 mph (260 km/h)|
|Total damage||$217 million (1967 USD)
($1.24 billion, 2005 USD)
The 1967 Atlantic hurricane season officially began on June 1, 1967, and lasted until November 30, 1967. These dates conventionally delimit the period of each year when most tropical cyclones form in the Atlantic basin. The season was fairly average, with eight storms forming.
Hurricane Beulah was the most notable Atlantic hurricane of 1967. A Category 5 hurricane, it killed 58 and made $217 million ($1.2 billion in 2005 US dollars) in damage as it crossed the Yucatán Peninsula and then made landfall a second time near the mouth of the Rio Grande river.
Images for kids
Composite of ESSA 2 photographs showing hurricanes Beulah, Doria, and Chloe
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