2012 Atlantic Basin Tropical Cyclones

February 12th, 2013 at 9:26 pm by under Weather

2012 Atlantic Hurricane Season Map, courtesy National Hurricane Center

Now that we are well into 2013, here is a look back at the 2012 Atlantic Basin Tropical Storms.  If you take a close look at the map above, you will notice that we never had a major hurricane or a major hurricane make landfall on US soil.

There were 19 named storms in the Atlantic Basin and even though Hurricane Sandy only had winds up to 145 mph, she created the most amount of damage:

2012 Atlantic Basin Tropical Cyclones Table of names, dates, intensity and damage, courtesy the National Hurricane Center

As you can see in the table above, Sandy produced over $50 billion, dwarfing Isaac at $2.35 billion.   For a look at the entire 2012 Atlantic Basin Hurricane Season, click here.

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