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NSW Northern Rivers Daily Rainfall for the May 1938 Lismore Floods

[Lismore Flood Pictures and Wilsons River Flood Height Information]


Rainfall figures are 24 hours to 9am on the date shown in millimetres. Click the Station Number links for a location map of the rainfall station.

058000    May 1938                       19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     TOTAL
ALSTONVILLE POST OFFICE                 5.3   17.0   12.2  121.7   17.8  113.8   17.8   27.9   64.3     .5     398.3

058001    May 1938                       19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     TOTAL
BALLINA (CROWLEY VILLAGE)              16.0   22.9   15.2      0   87.1   41.9   12.4   17.0   86.4    1.5     300.4

058128    May 1938                       19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     TOTAL
BALLINA WEST                           18.3   24.1   14.2   72.1   19.1   73.4    9.9   19.1   81.5    2.0     333.7

058002    May 1938                       19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     TOTAL
BANGALOW (FOWLERS LANE)                14.0   21.6   13.7  208.8   18.3   57.2   30.0   44.2  140.7     .8     549.3

058065    May 1938                       19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     TOTAL
BROADWATER SUGAR MILL                   3.0   11.4   23.4  201.9   22.4   44.2   19.3   28.4   43.2     .5     397.7

058006    May 1938                       19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     TOTAL
BRUSHGROVE (CLARENCE ST)                  0      0      0      0   19.1   30.5   35.6   29.2   26.2    1.0     141.6

058007    May 1938                       19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     TOTAL
BYRON BAY (JACARANDA DRIVE)             2.3   19.8   21.8   10.2      0  153.2      0   58.7   13.7   27.4     307.1

058008    May 1938                       19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     TOTAL
CALLIOPE PUBLIC SCHOOL                    0      0    3.3    9.7    3.3   35.6   44.5   21.8   24.4     .5     143.1

058063    May 1938                       19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     TOTAL
CASINO AIRPORT                            0    7.9    2.8      0   31.0   17.8   16.5   63.5   38.6     .3     178.4

058010    May 1938                       19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     TOTAL
CASTILLE                                  0      0      0   34.3      0      0      0      0   77.5      0     111.8

058036    May 1938                       19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     TOTAL
CHILLINGHAM (LIMPINWOOD)                  0      0   11.2    5.3   10.4   25.4   50.8  171.5   77.0      0     351.6

058085    May 1938                       19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     TOTAL
CLUNES                                    0   10.2    5.8  101.6   25.1   40.9   38.9   87.1   58.4    5.6     373.6

058013    May 1938                       19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     TOTAL
CONDONG SUGAR MILL                      6.4    5.8    3.0   33.0    5.8   99.3   46.7   58.9  113.3    1.8     374.0

058014    May 1938                       19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     TOTAL
COPMANHURST POST OFFICE                   0      0    3.8    2.3    1.0   28.2   57.2   58.7   32.3    1.0     184.5

058015    May 1938                       19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     TOTAL
CORAKI (UNION ST)                       3.0    4.6    7.4  153.4    3.3   41.1   24.1   21.8   51.6    2.8     313.1

058017    May 1938                       19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     TOTAL
CUDGEN PLANTATION                         0   19.8    2.0   33.0    5.8  118.6   31.5   55.9   69.9    8.6     345.1

058018    May 1938                       19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     TOTAL
CUMBALUM (FAIRVIEW)                    18.5   21.6   15.5   97.0   18.5   93.0   14.0   16.8   91.4    1.8     388.1

058172    May 1938                       19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     TOTAL
DUM DUM PUBLIC SCHOOL                     0      0   19.1    9.1  110.5   40.6  151.1   61.0    7.6      0     399.0

058021    May 1938                       19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     TOTAL
DUNOON                                  2.3   12.7    3.3   22.9    4.1   56.4   29.0   70.9   46.5     .5     248.6

058024    May 1938                       19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     TOTAL
GRAFTON CITY COUNCIL                      0      0    3.0      0    5.6   28.4   33.3   30.0   36.8     .8     137.9

058086    May 1938                       19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     TOTAL
GUNDARIMBA (KOOLOOL)                    4.8    3.8    5.8   74.7    5.6   39.6   19.1   53.3   40.6     .5     247.8

058027    May 1938                       19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     TOTAL
HARWOOD ISLAND (HARWOOD SUGAR MILL)       0    1.8   11.2   45.7    7.6   48.8   58.9   32.0   25.4    1.3     232.7

058138    May 1938                       19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     TOTAL
KANGAROO CREEK  (HAYFIELD)                0      0    4.1   16.0      0   18.5   53.6   22.6   32.3    2.5     149.6

058029    May 1938                       19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     TOTAL
KINGSCLIFF (CUDGEN HEADLAND)            2.5      0   21.1   18.5    4.8   93.5   30.7   31.0   80.8    3.6     286.5

058032    May 1938                       19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     TOTAL
KYOGLE POST OFFICE                        0    4.1    3.0   31.8    2.0   20.3   17.5   56.4   40.9    2.3     178.3

058033    May 1938                       19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     TOTAL
LAWRENCE POST OFFICE                      0     .8    2.5   16.5    1.0   34.3   35.6   27.4   23.4      0     141.5

058034    May 1938                       19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     TOTAL
LENNOX HEAD                            12.2   61.0   12.7  170.2   15.2   36.1    7.1   12.7   62.2     .8     390.2

058035    May 1938                       19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     TOTAL
LILLIAN ROCK                            2.5    9.1    7.9   50.8   11.4   37.6   19.3   98.6   60.2      0     297.4

058037    May 1938                       19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     TOTAL
LISMORE (CENTRE STREET)                 3.8    3.8    3.8     -    90.4   45.7   43.7   66.5   84.6     .8     343.1

058038    May 1938                       19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     TOTAL
MACLEAN (MCLACHLAN STREET)              1.3    2.0   11.4      0   45.0   46.7   58.4   34.0   24.6     .8     224.2

058040    May 1938                       19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     TOTAL
MULLUMBIMBY (FAIRVIEW FARM)            14.5    7.1    5.1     -   186.7  126.0   19.8   71.1  136.4    3.8     570.5

058004    May 1938                       19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     TOTAL
MUMMULGUM (BINGEEBEEBRA)                  0      0   19.3   11.7   26.2   12.2   53.3   21.3      0      0     144.0

058042    May 1938                       19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     TOTAL
MURWILLUMBAH POST OFFICE                5.1    1.8    2.5      0   27.9   62.0   77.5   75.9  137.4    7.9     398.0

058043    May 1938                       19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     TOTAL
NEWRYBAR                               17.8   16.3   26.9  198.9   10.9   57.7   23.6   48.0  128.3    1.3     529.7

058044    May 1938                       19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     TOTAL
NIMBIN POST OFFICE                      4.6   11.4    5.8      0   51.3   32.0   29.2   82.3   82.3    1.8     300.7

058045    May 1938                       19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     TOTAL
NYMBOIDA (ARMIDALE ROAD)                  0      0      0    5.8    1.3   16.0   29.2   43.7   52.3      0     148.3

058046    May 1938                       19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     TOTAL
PILLAR VALLEY                             0    6.4      0   17.3   11.4   68.1   56.6   36.1   24.1      0     220.0

058048    May 1938                       19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     TOTAL
RAMORNIE                                  0      0    1.3    3.3      0   19.1   43.2   62.2   26.9      0     156.0

058030    May 1938                       19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     TOTAL
RAPPVILLE (KIPPENDUFF)                    0   12.7   25.4    6.1   10.2   12.7   47.8   45.7      0      0     160.6

058025    May 1938                       19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     TOTAL
SOUTH GRAFTON POST OFFICE                 0      0    3.3      0    5.3   27.4   32.8   29.5   35.8     .8     134.9

058147    May 1938                       19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     TOTAL
THE CHANNON                               0    7.4    5.8   25.1    7.6   13.0   65.3  106.7   76.2      0     307.1

058067    May 1938                       19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     TOTAL
TOMEWIN (BORDER GATE)                   6.9    7.6    3.3    7.1   16.8   72.4   27.9  123.2  135.9    2.5     403.6

058055    May 1938                       19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     TOTAL
TULLYMORGAN                              .3    3.3   10.2   34.0    9.9   41.1   22.4   34.0   32.3     .5     188.0

058084    May 1938                       19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     TOTAL
TWEED HEADS (CARN BRAE)                 2.0   10.2     .8   31.8   16.3   63.5   11.4   34.0  122.9     .8     293.7

058056    May 1938                       19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     TOTAL
TWEED HEADS GOLF CLUB                   1.8   13.7    1.3      0   30.5   56.6   14.7   30.5  122.9    8.9     280.9

058059    May 1938                       19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     TOTAL
ULMARRA (NEWSAGENCY)                      0    5.8    1.8   10.2    2.5   38.1   46.7   30.2   32.3     .3     167.9

058092    May 1938                       19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     TOTAL
WARNLEIGH                               4.3   11.4      0  138.4   32.5   86.4   22.9   61.2  117.1    1.3     475.5

058093    May 1938                       19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     TOTAL
WOLLONGBAR (CENTRAL PARK DRIVE)         4.3    9.4    7.9     -   140.7   90.2   46.5   54.6   61.7     .3     415.6

058061    May 1938                       19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     TOTAL
WOODBURN (CEDAR ST)                       0   11.2   16.8   77.7   21.8   46.5   21.8   19.3   50.0     .8     265.9

058062    May 1938                       19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     TOTAL
WOODVIEW                                  0    1.5    2.5   29.5   11.9   27.9    9.1   61.5   43.7    2.5     190.1

058220    May 1938                       19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     TOTAL
WOOLNERS ARM                            1.8     .5    3.0    3.3   16.3    9.7   38.9   25.4   16.3      0     115.2

058012    May 1938                       19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     TOTAL
YAMBA PILOT STATION                       0   17.8   27.4   91.9   26.7   42.2   37.3   14.2   23.9    1.0     282.4

Values with "-" indicate no observation was made and either the data is not available at all, or the amount following the missing data is an accumulation over those dates.

Daily rainfall data sourced from the Bureau of Meteorology.


Document: rainfall_58_193805.htm
Updated: 11 March 2015
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