1958-Cleo

Legend of sources

Developing on August 11, 1958 Cleo originated as a Cape Verde storm and grew to a category five hurricane with winds of 260 km/h (140 knots). It entered the CHC Response Zone on August 19th as a category one hurricane, clipped the extreme eastern Grand Banks waters, and left the CHC Response Zone on August 20th. Hurricane Cleo remained at sea throughout its life span and there were no reports of any severe damage.

Newfoundland

August 29, 1958

  • 50 mm (2 in) of rain fell in St. John’s (ET)
  • The hurricane was moving in a northerly direction but veered east and was only felt in the extreme southern region of the Grand Banks (ET)
  • No damages were reported (ET)