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1968 Atlantic hurricane season
First storm formed May 12
Last storm dissipated November 23
Strongest storm Gladys - 115 mph, 959 mbar
Total depressions 12
Total storms 12
Hurricanes 6
Major hurricanes 1
Total damages $750 million (1968 USD)
Total fatalities 190

The 1968 Atlantic hurricane season was semi-active.

In Reality, this season saw Eight Storms and Five Hurricanes, but no major, and the only hurricanes that happened were only of Category-1 intensity, strengthening no further than 85 mph.


Storms

Hurricane Abby

Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS)
Duration May 12 – May 17
Peak intensity 80 mph (130 km/h) (1-min)  981 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Brenda

Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS)
Duration June 2 – June 8
Peak intensity 90 mph (150 km/h) (1-min)  970 mbar (hPa)


Tropical Storm Candy

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Duration July 2 – July 5
Peak intensity 40 mph (65 km/h) (1-min)  1000 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Dolly

Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS)
Duration July 31 – August 6
Peak intensity 90 mph (150 km/h) (1-min)  972 mbar (hPa)


Tropical Storm Edna

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Duration August 16 – August 20
Peak intensity 60 mph (95 km/h) (1-min)  995 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Frances

Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS)
Duration September 1 – September 5
Peak intensity 75 mph (120 km/h) (1-min)  987 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Gladys

Category 3 hurricane (SSHWS)
Duration September 10 – September 20
Peak intensity 115 mph (185 km/h) (1-min)  959 mbar (hPa)


Tropical Storm Hannah

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Duration September 15 – September 21
Peak intensity 70 mph (110 km/h) (1-min)  986 mbar (hPa)


Tropical Storm Ingrid

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Duration September 30 – October 4
Peak intensity 50 mph (85 km/h) (1-min)  996 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Janet

Category 2 hurricane (SSHWS)
Duration October 16 – October 24
Peak intensity 100 mph (155 km/h) (1-min)  970 mbar (hPa)


Tropical Storm Katy

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Duration November 1 – November 5
Peak intensity 65 mph (100 km/h) (1-min)  989 mbar (hPa)


Tropical Storm Lila

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Duration November 19 – November 23
Peak intensity 45 mph (75 km/h) (1-min)  998 mbar (hPa)


Timeline

wikipedia:Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale


Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE) Rating

ACE (104 kt2) – Storm: Source
1 16.0 Gladys 13 0.00 Storm
2 11.15 Janet 14 0.00 Storm
3 7.22 Brenda 15 0.00 Storm
4 6.64 Dolly 16 0.00 Storm
5 5.53 Abby 17 0.00 Storm
6 5.24 Frances 18 0.00 Storm
7 4.98 Hannah 19 0.00 Storm
8 4.31 Katy 20 0.00 Storm
9 3.86 Edna 21 0.00 Storm
10 3.50 Ingrid 22 0.00 Storm
11 3.01 Lila 23 0.00 Storm
12 2.50 Candy 24 0.00 Storm
Total=73.94

ACE is the result of a storm's winds multiplied by how long it lasted for, so storms or subtropical storms (Originally not included up until 2012) that at lasted a long time , as well as particularly strong hurricanes , have higher ACE totals. Tropical Depressions are not included in season totals.

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