1973 Atlantic hurricane season facts for kids
|Season summary map|
|First storm formed||July 1, 1973|
|Last storm dissipated||October 27, 1973|
|Strongest storm||Ellen – 962 mbar (hPa) (28.42 inHg), 115 mph (185 km/h) (1-minute sustained)|
|Major hurricanes (Cat. 3+)||1|
|Total damage||$18 million (1973 USD)|
|Atlantic hurricane seasons
1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975
The 1973 Atlantic hurricane season began on June 1, 1973 and ended November 30, 1973. However, there may have been up to four tropical depression before June 1. There were no famous hurricanes this year.
- Hurricane Alice
- Subtropical Storm Alfa
- Hurricane Brenda
- Tropical Storm Christine
- Tropical Storm Delia
- Tropical Depression Eleven
- Hurricane Ellen
- Tropical Depression Thirteen
- Hurricane Fran
- Tropical Storm Gilda
This list is the names that were set aside for Atlantic tropical cyclones in 1973. Names that did not get used are marked in gray.
Subtropical storm names
This list is the names for the Subtropical storms in 1973. Names that did not get used are marked in gray.
No names got retired this year.
- List of Atlantic hurricanes
- List of Atlantic hurricane seasons
Images for kids
Hurricane Ellen of 1973 was photographed from orbit by astronauts aboard the Skylab space station.
1973 Atlantic hurricane season Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.