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1960 Atlantic deathicane season
North Atlantic Blue Marble
Season summary map
Seasonal boundaries
First system formed TBA
Last system dissipated TBA
Strongest storm
Name TBA
 • Maximum winds 0 mph (0 km/h)
 • Lowest pressure 0 mbar (hPa; 0 inHg)
Seasonal statistics
Total depressions 16
Total storms 15
Hurricanes 7
Major hurricanes
(Cat. 3+)
3
Total fatalities 0 Total
Total damage $0,000 (1960 USD)
Atlantic hurricane seasons
1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962

The 1960 Atlantic deathicane season was above average, with 15 named storms, 7 hurricanes, and 3 major hurricanes.

Seasonal summary

Cane Harvey Deathicane Wind Scale (CHDWS)
Rating Wind-Speeds(mph) Abbreviation hex code
Tropical/subtropical depression 0-40 TD 5ebaff
Tropical/subtropical storm 40-69 TS 00faf4
1 70-89 C1 ffffcc
2 90-110 C2 ffe775
3 111-129 C3 ffc140
4 130-154 C4 ff8f20
5 155-184 C5 ff6060
6 185-214 C6 8b0000
7 215-245 C7 cc0033
8 246-299 C8 cc0066
9 300-349 C9 9b30ff
10 350-399 C10 f9a7b0
11 400-449 C11 462297
12 450-499 C12 581496
Category 1 Hypercane 500-999 1H ff99ff
Category 2 Hypercane 1000-1999 2H cc99cc
Category 3 Hypercane 2000-3499 3H ff00cc
Category 4 Hypercane 3500-4999 4H fa00ff
Megacane 5000-9999 MC ffcccc
Infinite Storm 10000-49999 IS 00cc33
Mini Black Hole ≥50000 MBH 99ccff
0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Storm names

The following names were used for named storms that formed in the Atlantic basin in 1960. This was the first use of this list. The names not retired from this list were used again in the 1966 season. Names not assigned are marked in gray.

  • Ana
  • Bob
  • Claudette
  • David
  • Elena
  • Frederic
  • Gloria
  • Henri
  • Isabel
  • Juan
  • Kate
  • Larry
  • Mindy
  • Nicholas
  • Odette
  • Peter (unused)
  • Rose (unused)
  • Sam (unused)
  • Teresa (unused)
  • Victor (unused)
  • Wanda (unused)

Retirement

Season effects