1972 Atlantic hurricane season facts for kids
|Season summary map|
|First storm formed||May 23, 1972|
|Last storm dissipated||November 7, 1972|
|Strongest storm||Betty – 976 mbar (hPa) (28.83 inHg), 105 mph (165 km/h) (1-minute sustained)|
|Total damage||$2.1 billion (1972 USD)|
|Atlantic hurricane seasons
1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974
The 1972 Atlantic hurricane season began on June 1, 1972 and ended on November 30, 1972. 1972 had a very inactive hurricane season with only 7 storms all were named this was one of the seasons that subtropical storms had a separate naming list. One of the only notable storms this season Hurricane Agnes which at that time it was the costliest hurricane in US history.
- Subtropical Storm Alpha
- Hurricane Agnes
- Hurricane Betty
- Tropical Storm Carrie
- Hurricane Dawn
- Subtropical Storm Charlie
- Subtropical Storm Delta
This is the list of names that were set aside for the 1972 Atlantic hurricane season. Name that were not used are marked in gray
|* Hurricane Agnes
Unused Subtropical Storm names
Agnes was retired in 1973.
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Rainfall from Hurricane Agnes in the United States
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