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1973 Hurricane Season

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The 1973 Atlantic hurricane season was an ongoing event in the annual cycle of tropical cyclone formation. It officially started June 1, 1973, and lasted until November 30, 1973.

Although more active than the 1972 season, 1973 brought few storms of note. Most named tropical cyclones of 1973 stayed well away from land. Those storms that did affect land were relatively weak and caused little damage. Hurricane Ellen was the first storm of record to reach Category 3 strength north of 38N latitude.

Atlantic hurricane seasons
1970 1971 1972 1973 1974
1975 1976 1977 1978 1979

1973 storm names

The following names were used for named storms (tropical storms and hurricanes) that formed in the North Atlantic in 1973.

  • Alice
  • Brenda
  • Christine
  • Delia
  • Ellen
  • Fran
  • Gilda
  • Hilda (unused)
  • Imogene (unused)
  • Joy (unused)
  • Kate (unused)
  • Loretta (unused)
  • Madge (unused)
  • Nancy (unused)
  • Ona (unused)
  • Patsy (unused)
  • Rose (unused)
  • Sally (unused)
  • Tam (unused)
  • Vera (unused)
  • Wilda (unused)


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