When did the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season start?

When did the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season start?

The Atlantic hurricane season officially began on June 1, 2012. It was an above average season in which 19 tropical cyclones formed. All nineteen depressions attained tropical storm status, and ten of these became hurricanes.

What was name of hurricane that hit Florida in 2012?

Impact during the 2012 season was widespread and significant. In mid-May, Beryl moved ashore the coastline of Florida, causing 3 deaths. In late June and early August, Tropical Storm Debby and Hurricane Ernesto caused 10 and 13 deaths after striking Florida and the Yucatán, respectively.

What was the intensity of Hurricane Michael in 2012?

At 1200 UTC on September 6, the storm reached Category 3 hurricane strength and attained its peak intensity with maximum sustained winds of 115 mph (185 km/h) and a minimum barometric pressure of 964 mbar (28.5 inHg). Michael was thus the first major hurricane of the season.

What was the weather like in July 2012?

Temperatures in June and July were well above normal, with monthly temperatures in July averaging 4 to 5 degrees above normal. High temperatures reached 90 or above on dozens of days. The mercury topped 90 degrees 28 times at Cleveland and 32 times at Toledo. At Toledo, the temperature soared above 100 degrees 4 times!

What is the true meaning of the word hurricane?

No matter what the origin of the word, the true meaning of hurricane is broken down into three simple ingredients. Moist air, warm waters, and the rotation of the Earth.

When do the New Oxford English Dictionary updates come out?

2020 updates. September 2020. More than 650 new words, senses, and sub-entries have been added to the Oxford English Dictionary in our latest update, including code red, craftivist, and Cookie Monster. Learn more about the words added to the OED this quarter in our release notes by OED Revision Editor, Jonathan Dent.

Which is the only storm to be given its name?

In meteorology, hurricanes are the only storms that are given their names as if the storm takes on a life of its own. The most violent winds and heaviest of rains occur closest to the eye.