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.
When did the Atlantic hurricane season start and end?
The season officially began on June 1 and ended on November 30, dates that conventionally delimit the period during each year in which most tropical cyclones form in the Atlantic Ocean. However, Alberto, the first system of the year, developed on May 19 – the earliest date of formation since Tropical Storm Ana in 2003.
What’s the average wind speed in Malta in August?
Over the course of an average August in Malta, typical wind speeds vary between 0 m/s and 6 m/s calm to moderate breeze. Throughout this month, wind speeds very rarely exceed 9 m/s fresh breeze. The highest average wind speed of 4 m/s normally happens around August 31 st, when the average daily maximum wind speed is 6 m/s.
Is it shut down in Malta in August?
During August the Maltese go on shut down. This does not affect any activities related to tourism. All shops, restaurants, bars and entertainment establishments remain open.