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1969 Atlantic hurricane season
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Season summary map
Seasonal boundaries
First system formed June 7, 1969
Last system dissipated November 25, 1969
Strongest storm
Name Camille
 • Maximum winds 190 mph (305 km/h)
(1-minute sustained)
 • Lowest pressure 905 mbar (hPa; 26.72 inHg)
Seasonal statistics
Total storms 18
Hurricanes 12
Major hurricanes
(Cat. 3+)
5
Total fatalities 364
Total damage $1.7 billion (1969 USD)
Atlantic hurricane seasons
1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971

The 1969 Atlantic hurricane season officially began on June 1, 1969 and ended on November 30, 1969. This season was highly active in fact, at that time it was the most active it has since fallen many times. This season featured the very powerful, Hurricane Camille.

Storms

  • Tropical Depression Seven
  • Tropical Storm Anna
  • Hurricane Blanche
  • Hurricane Camille
  • Hurricane Debbie
  • Tropical Storm Eve
  • Hurricane Francelia
  • Hurricane Gerda
  • Hurricane Holly
  • Tropical Depression Twenty-Nine
  • Hurricane Inga
  • Hurricane Ten
  • Tropical Storm Eleven
  • Subtropical Storm One
  • Tropical Depression Thirty-Two
  • Tropical Storm Jenny
  • Hurricane Kara
  • Hurricane Laurie
  • Tropical Storm Sixteen
  • Hurricane Seventeen
  • Hurricane Martha

Unused names

  • Nathaniel  (unused)
  • Orva (unused)
  • Peggy (unused)
  • Rhoda (unused)
  • Sadie (unused)
  • Tom (unused)
  • Virgy (unused)
  • Wenda (unused)

Retired names

In the spring of 1970, Camille was retired.

Tropical cyclones of the 1969 Atlantic hurricane season

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Saffir–Simpson Hurricane Scale
TD TS C1 C2 C3 C4 C5

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