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NSW Northern Rivers Daily Rainfall for the February 1956 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.

058066    Feb 1956                       06     07     08     09     10     11     12     13     14     15     16     17     18     19     20     TOTAL
AFTERLEE POST OFFICE                   50.8   45.2   24.1   57.2    5.3      0      0      0      0      0      0      0  139.7   85.3   23.4     431.0

058000    Feb 1956                       06     07     08     09     10     11     12     13     14     15     16     17     18     19     20     TOTAL
ALSTONVILLE POST OFFICE                39.6   39.9   44.7  100.8    6.4      0      0      0     .8    5.1      0    4.6  178.3     -    14.2     434.4

058001    Feb 1956                       06     07     08     09     10     11     12     13     14     15     16     17     18     19     20     TOTAL
BALLINA (CROWLEY VILLAGE)              68.1   18.3   46.2   83.8   17.0      0      0      0      0      0   28.4    6.9  134.1     -    23.1     425.9

058002    Feb 1956                       06     07     08     09     10     11     12     13     14     15     16     17     18     19     20     TOTAL
BANGALOW (FOWLERS LANE)                26.7   82.3   65.8  109.5   12.7      0      0    6.4     .8      0      0    1.8  198.4     -    28.2     532.6

058064    Feb 1956                       06     07     08     09     10     11     12     13     14     15     16     17     18     19     20     TOTAL
BOM BOM STATE FOREST                    3.0   33.3   10.7   50.3      0      0      0    6.4      0      0      0   14.2   92.7   49.5   38.6     298.7

058005    Feb 1956                       06     07     08     09     10     11     12     13     14     15     16     17     18     19     20     TOTAL
BRAYS CREEK (MISTY MOUNTAIN)           60.2   68.1   54.6   42.9    8.4      0    5.8      0      0      0      0      0  275.3   11.4   17.0     543.7

058065    Feb 1956                       06     07     08     09     10     11     12     13     14     15     16     17     18     19     20     TOTAL
BROADWATER SUGAR MILL                  24.4   22.9   31.0   67.3   15.2      0      0      0      0      0     .3     .3  155.4     -     5.8     322.6

058006    Feb 1956                       06     07     08     09     10     11     12     13     14     15     16     17     18     19     20     TOTAL
BRUSHGROVE (CLARENCE ST)               12.2    9.9   20.3   55.4    7.4      0      0      0      0      0      0      0  111.8     -    72.6     289.6

058009    Feb 1956                       06     07     08     09     10     11     12     13     14     15     16     17     18     19     20     TOTAL
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON LIGHTHOUSE)      28.7   50.8   38.6   69.9    7.4      0    3.0      0      0      0     .5    1.3   99.3    4.6   13.0     317.1

058007    Feb 1956                       06     07     08     09     10     11     12     13     14     15     16     17     18     19     20     TOTAL
BYRON BAY (JACARANDA DRIVE)            29.5   55.4   49.0  100.6   18.3      0      0      0      0      0    6.6    1.0  162.8     -    30.0     453.2

058008    Feb 1956                       06     07     08     09     10     11     12     13     14     15     16     17     18     19     20     TOTAL
CALLIOPE PUBLIC SCHOOL                  4.1   22.9   13.7   50.8    7.4      0      0      0     .5      0      0    3.8  123.4   48.8   17.8     293.2

058063    Feb 1956                       06     07     08     09     10     11     12     13     14     15     16     17     18     19     20     TOTAL
CASINO AIRPORT                         53.3   18.5   31.0   51.3    4.1      0      0      0      0      0      0      0  127.0     -    68.6     353.8

058010    Feb 1956                       06     07     08     09     10     11     12     13     14     15     16     17     18     19     20     TOTAL
CASTILLE                               33.5      0   35.1   41.4    7.6      0    2.5      0      0      0      0      0   68.1   39.6   55.4     283.2

058036    Feb 1956                       06     07     08     09     10     11     12     13     14     15     16     17     18     19     20     TOTAL
CHILLINGHAM (LIMPINWOOD)                5.6   51.1  137.9   55.9   68.6   33.0      0      0      0      0      0      0  302.8   21.1      0     676.0

058011    Feb 1956                       06     07     08     09     10     11     12     13     14     15     16     17     18     19     20     TOTAL
CHILLINGHAM                            39.1  116.3   66.5   50.0   17.3      0    3.8      0      0      0      0    3.3  255.3   14.2    4.1     569.9

058013    Feb 1956                       06     07     08     09     10     11     12     13     14     15     16     17     18     19     20     TOTAL
CONDONG SUGAR MILL                     50.3  148.6   80.0  131.3   31.5      0    3.0      0    4.8      0      0    1.3  381.0    1.3   10.2     843.3

058014    Feb 1956                       06     07     08     09     10     11     12     13     14     15     16     17     18     19     20     TOTAL
COPMANHURST POST OFFICE                 8.4      0   38.1   49.0   18.3      0      0      0      0      0      0    7.6   74.9  118.6   12.7     327.6

058015    Feb 1956                       06     07     08     09     10     11     12     13     14     15     16     17     18     19     20     TOTAL
CORAKI (UNION ST)                      29.2   22.6   28.7  106.2    3.0      0      0      0      0      0     .3      0  199.9   12.2    5.1     407.2

058017    Feb 1956                       06     07     08     09     10     11     12     13     14     15     16     17     18     19     20     TOTAL
CUDGEN PLANTATION                      63.5  168.9   77.0  149.1   34.0      0    8.4      0     .5      0     .3    3.6  261.6    8.6    2.3     777.8

058018    Feb 1956                       06     07     08     09     10     11     12     13     14     15     16     17     18     19     20     TOTAL
CUMBALUM (FAIRVIEW)                    53.6   19.3   50.8   75.2   13.0      0      0      0      0    1.3      0   18.8  118.4    3.8   11.4     365.6

058075    Feb 1956                       06     07     08     09     10     11     12     13     14     15     16     17     18     19     20     TOTAL
GLENUGIE                                2.8   11.2   13.7   41.1   40.1      0     .5      0    1.3      0      0    7.6   75.7   73.2    6.4     273.6

058024    Feb 1956                       06     07     08     09     10     11     12     13     14     15     16     17     18     19     20     TOTAL
GRAFTON CITY COUNCIL                    2.3   14.7   14.5   47.2   12.2      0      0      0    6.9      0      0   11.2   97.8   64.8    1.3     272.9

058026    Feb 1956                       06     07     08     09     10     11     12     13     14     15     16     17     18     19     20     TOTAL
GREVILLIA (SUMMERLAND WAY)             34.3   29.5   13.5   46.0   10.4      0      0      0      0      0      0      0   95.5     -    63.5     292.7

058027    Feb 1956                       06     07     08     09     10     11     12     13     14     15     16     17     18     19     20     TOTAL
HARWOOD ISLAND (HARWOOD SUGAR MILL)    19.1   12.7   19.3   66.3   10.7      0      0      0    2.8      0      0     .3  110.5      0   68.6     310.3

058138    Feb 1956                       06     07     08     09     10     11     12     13     14     15     16     17     18     19     20     TOTAL
KANGAROO CREEK  (HAYFIELD)              8.9   17.8   16.0   34.3   48.3    2.5    1.3      0      0      0      0    7.6   61.0   54.9   12.7     265.3

058031    Feb 1956                       06     07     08     09     10     11     12     13     14     15     16     17     18     19     20     TOTAL
KUNGHUR POST OFFICE                    38.1   59.4   48.5   38.9    6.4      0      0      0      0      0      0      0  237.7   17.8      0     446.8

058032    Feb 1956                       06     07     08     09     10     11     12     13     14     15     16     17     18     19     20     TOTAL
KYOGLE POST OFFICE                     71.6   35.1   24.4   52.8    3.6      0      0      0      0      0      0      0  281.4     -    13.5     482.4

058035    Feb 1956                       06     07     08     09     10     11     12     13     14     15     16     17     18     19     20     TOTAL
LILLIAN ROCK                           57.2   76.2   52.8   49.8    4.8      0      0     .8      0      0      0    3.8  222.0  128.8   26.2     622.4

058037    Feb 1956                       06     07     08     09     10     11     12     13     14     15     16     17     18     19     20     TOTAL
LISMORE (CENTRE STREET)                31.8   39.1   53.3   60.5    2.8      0      0      0      0      0      0    2.8  206.2    3.3    7.6     407.4

058038    Feb 1956                       06     07     08     09     10     11     12     13     14     15     16     17     18     19     20     TOTAL
MACLEAN (MCLACHLAN STREET)             19.3    6.4   15.5   62.2    5.8      0      0      0      0      0      0    1.3  128.8     -    65.8     305.1

058039    Feb 1956                       06     07     08     09     10     11     12     13     14     15     16     17     18     19     20     TOTAL
MOUNT PIKAPENE FORESTRY                   0   48.8   22.1   39.9   17.5      0      0    8.6      0      0    2.8    7.6  113.0  125.2   34.3     419.8

058040    Feb 1956                       06     07     08     09     10     11     12     13     14     15     16     17     18     19     20     TOTAL
MULLUMBIMBY (FAIRVIEW FARM)            20.6  111.8  113.0  172.7   21.6      0      0      0      0     .8      0   21.6  254.3     -    36.3     752.7

058004    Feb 1956                       06     07     08     09     10     11     12     13     14     15     16     17     18     19     20     TOTAL
MUMMULGUM (BINGEEBEEBRA)               38.1   12.7   19.1   42.4    8.9   48.3   11.9      0      0      0      0      0  114.3  144.8   61.0     501.5

058020    Feb 1956                       06     07     08     09     10     11     12     13     14     15     16     17     18     19     20     TOTAL
MURWILLUMBAH (DUNGAY (TALESWOOD))     171.5   61.5   98.0   25.7      0      0    6.4      0    2.5      0      0   21.6  424.4    2.5   17.8     831.9

058042    Feb 1956                       06     07     08     09     10     11     12     13     14     15     16     17     18     19     20     TOTAL
MURWILLUMBAH POST OFFICE               43.9  132.8   83.8  113.5   20.8      0      0    5.8      0      0      0    1.8  330.5     -     5.3     738.2

058044    Feb 1956                       06     07     08     09     10     11     12     13     14     15     16     17     18     19     20     TOTAL
NIMBIN POST OFFICE                     30.5   70.1   39.4   49.8    4.1      0      0    4.3     .8      0      0    4.8   96.8  258.1    9.4     568.1

058045    Feb 1956                       06     07     08     09     10     11     12     13     14     15     16     17     18     19     20     TOTAL
NYMBOIDA (ARMIDALE ROAD)               16.0    5.8   14.7   52.8      0      0      0   22.9     .8      0      0    3.8   76.7      0    7.6     201.1

058046    Feb 1956                       06     07     08     09     10     11     12     13     14     15     16     17     18     19     20     TOTAL
PILLAR VALLEY                             0      0      0  188.0   19.3      0      0      0      0      0      0  102.9      0      0      0     310.2

058050    Feb 1956                       06     07     08     09     10     11     12     13     14     15     16     17     18     19     20     TOTAL
ROSEBERRY STATE FOREST NURSERY         19.8   32.8   17.5   52.8    7.4      0      0      0      0      0      0     .3  125.7   42.9   17.0     316.2

058025    Feb 1956                       06     07     08     09     10     11     12     13     14     15     16     17     18     19     20     TOTAL
SOUTH GRAFTON POST OFFICE               6.9   18.3   14.7   49.0   14.7      0      0      0    2.5      0      0    5.1  110.5     -    63.2     284.9

058052    Feb 1956                       06     07     08     09     10     11     12     13     14     15     16     17     18     19     20     TOTAL
TABBIMOBILE STATE FOREST               41.1    9.1   29.0   70.4    2.0      0      0      0     .5      0      0      0  156.2   32.3    8.1     348.7

058067    Feb 1956                       06     07     08     09     10     11     12     13     14     15     16     17     18     19     20     TOTAL
TOMEWIN (BORDER GATE)                  82.6  193.3   59.9  152.7   25.9      0    1.8      0    4.6    7.4      0      0  506.2   16.5    6.9    1057.8

058173    Feb 1956                       06     07     08     09     10     11     12     13     14     15     16     17     18     19     20     TOTAL
TOONUMBAR STATE FOREST                 30.0   41.7   22.4   55.4    6.6      0      0      0      0      0      0     .5  133.6   47.8   20.3     358.3

058056    Feb 1956                       06     07     08     09     10     11     12     13     14     15     16     17     18     19     20     TOTAL
TWEED HEADS GOLF CLUB                     0  130.0   76.2  103.1   34.5      0      0    6.1      0      0      0    2.5  356.9     -    20.3     729.6

058057    Feb 1956                       06     07     08     09     10     11     12     13     14     15     16     17     18     19     20     TOTAL
TYALGUM (WANUNGARA VIEW)               53.3   69.1   33.0   68.6   14.5      0      0      0      0      0      0   17.8  203.2   88.9   14.0     562.4

058059    Feb 1956                       06     07     08     09     10     11     12     13     14     15     16     17     18     19     20     TOTAL
ULMARRA (NEWSAGENCY)                    4.8   19.6   13.5   43.4    5.1      0      0      0      0      0      0    7.4  113.5   48.3   10.4     266.0

058060    Feb 1956                       06     07     08     09     10     11     12     13     14     15     16     17     18     19     20     TOTAL
WHIAN WHIAN (RUMMERY PARK)             23.6  131.3   86.4   69.9   11.9      0    3.3      0      0      0    1.5   14.0  283.7  109.2    6.4     741.2

058061    Feb 1956                       06     07     08     09     10     11     12     13     14     15     16     17     18     19     20     TOTAL
WOODBURN (CEDAR ST)                    27.7   12.7   34.8   86.4    3.6      0      0      0      0      0     .5    2.5  158.8   11.2   15.2     353.4

058220    Feb 1956                       06     07     08     09     10     11     12     13     14     15     16     17     18     19     20     TOTAL
WOOLNERS ARM                           17.3   15.2   48.5    4.3      0      0      0      0      0      0      0  131.6   88.9   13.7   16.5     336.0

058012    Feb 1956                       06     07     08     09     10     11     12     13     14     15     16     17     18     19     20     TOTAL
YAMBA PILOT STATION                    25.4    3.0   19.8   68.1   11.4      0      0      0      0      0      0    1.3   86.9   52.3    2.3     270.5

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.


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Updated: 11 March 2015
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