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NSW Northern Rivers Daily Rainfall for the March 1959 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    Mar 1959                       17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     29     30     31     TOTAL
AFTERLEE POST OFFICE                      0   19.3   61.0   56.9    1.0      0      0      0   28.2   44.7   42.7    1.3   57.9      0     .8     313.8

058000    Mar 1959                       17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     29     30     31     TOTAL
ALSTONVILLE POST OFFICE                  .3   40.1   43.4  123.4      0    2.0      0      0    9.1   53.3     -    34.3     -      -    77.2     383.1

058001    Mar 1959                       17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     29     30     31     TOTAL
BALLINA (CROWLEY VILLAGE)               6.4   21.8   41.4  222.5    2.3      0      0     .8    2.8   47.5     -    22.9      0     -    87.6     456.0

058002    Mar 1959                       17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     29     30     31     TOTAL
BANGALOW (FOWLERS LANE)                   0   14.7  147.3   36.8      0      0      0      0      0   45.2     -      -    71.6      0      0     315.6

058003    Mar 1959                       17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     29     30     31     TOTAL
BANYABBA STATE FOREST                     0   25.4   20.3      0      0      0      0      0      0   73.7      0      0   51.6      0      0     171.0

058064    Mar 1959                       17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     29     30     31     TOTAL
BOM BOM STATE FOREST                      0   72.6   94.0   15.2    7.6      0      0      0    2.5   34.3    2.5   10.2   49.3    2.5    3.8     294.5

058005    Mar 1959                       17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     29     30     31     TOTAL
BRAYS CREEK (MISTY MOUNTAIN)              0   17.8   76.2   40.6      0      0      0      0   27.9   57.2   43.2   15.2   37.6      0      0     315.7

058065    Mar 1959                       17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     29     30     31     TOTAL
BROADWATER SUGAR MILL                     0   33.0   20.1  134.6    1.5      0    1.8      0   16.3   24.6   31.2     .5   73.4      0      0     337.0

058009    Mar 1959                       17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     29     30     31     TOTAL
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON LIGHTHOUSE)         0   29.2   31.8   62.2      0      0      0      0   21.6   14.2    3.3   11.7   51.3      0      0     225.3

058007    Mar 1959                       17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     29     30     31     TOTAL
BYRON BAY (JACARANDA DRIVE)               0   30.5   43.2   71.9      0      0      0    1.3   26.7   13.2     -    15.2     -    58.4      0     260.4

058008    Mar 1959                       17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     29     30     31     TOTAL
CALLIOPE PUBLIC SCHOOL                    0   88.1   12.7   41.9      0    3.0      0      0    1.0   40.1    3.3     .5   56.6      0    2.0     249.2

058063    Mar 1959                       17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     29     30     31     TOTAL
CASINO AIRPORT                            0   18.0   27.9   93.2     .8      0      0      0    7.6   78.7     -    38.1   43.7      0      0     308.0

058010    Mar 1959                       17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     29     30     31     TOTAL
CASTILLE                                  0   44.5   44.5      0      0      0      0      0   42.4   15.5    6.9      0   82.3    6.6    2.5     245.2

058036    Mar 1959                       17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     29     30     31     TOTAL
CHILLINGHAM (LIMPINWOOD)                  0   20.1  101.6   58.4      0      0      0      0   24.9   51.3   59.7   17.8      0      0      0     333.8

058011    Mar 1959                       17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     29     30     31     TOTAL
CHILLINGHAM                               0   24.9   89.9   70.6      0      0      0      0   21.3   78.2   33.0   20.3   64.3      0     .5     403.0

058013    Mar 1959                       17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     29     30     31     TOTAL
CONDONG SUGAR MILL                     57.4   62.2   86.9      0      0      0      0   21.1   96.5   21.8   29.2   89.9      0      0      0     465.0

058073    Mar 1959                       17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     29     30     31     TOTAL
COPMANHURST  (STOCKYARD CREEK)         88.9    2.5   12.7    3.8   33.0   35.6      0      0    1.3      0      0      0   49.8      0      0     227.6

058014    Mar 1959                       17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     29     30     31     TOTAL
COPMANHURST POST OFFICE                   0  111.8   16.8      0   13.5      0      0      0      0      0      0  109.2      0   25.7    5.8     282.8

058015    Mar 1959                       17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     29     30     31     TOTAL
CORAKI (UNION ST)                         0   29.5   57.9   63.2    3.8      0    1.3      0   24.9   54.1     -    35.8     -      -    82.8     353.3

058017    Mar 1959                       17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     29     30     31     TOTAL
CUDGEN PLANTATION                         0   27.7   54.1   51.6      0      0      0      0   19.1   17.5   31.0   27.7   63.0      0     .5     292.2

058018    Mar 1959                       17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     29     30     31     TOTAL
CUMBALUM (FAIRVIEW)                       0   27.9   32.0  167.6    1.5      0      0      0    5.3   69.9    9.9   11.9   76.7    2.0     .3     405.0

058075    Mar 1959                       17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     29     30     31     TOTAL
GLENUGIE                                  0  115.6   25.7  126.0     .3    3.3      0      0    1.5   31.5   13.7    2.3   88.6      0    1.0     409.5

058024    Mar 1959                       17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     29     30     31     TOTAL
GRAFTON CITY COUNCIL                      0   50.3   11.7   42.4      0   10.4     .3      0      0   33.0   14.0     .8   59.9      0    4.6     227.4

058026    Mar 1959                       17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     29     30     31     TOTAL
GREVILLIA (SUMMERLAND WAY)                0   10.9   45.2   30.0      0      0      0      0   16.8   35.8     -     8.1   46.5     .5     .3     194.1

058027    Mar 1959                       17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     29     30     31     TOTAL
HARWOOD ISLAND (HARWOOD SUGAR MILL)       0   76.5   14.5   83.8     .8      0    3.8      0    2.3    7.9     -    10.2     -      -    44.2     244.0

058138    Mar 1959                       17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     29     30     31     TOTAL
KANGAROO CREEK  (HAYFIELD)                0   43.2   16.5   83.8      0      0      0      0      0      0   17.8   22.9   83.8      0      0     268.0

058031    Mar 1959                       17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     29     30     31     TOTAL
KUNGHUR POST OFFICE                    25.4   18.3   69.9      0      0      0      0      0   25.9   59.7      0      0   57.2      0      0     256.4

058032    Mar 1959                       17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     29     30     31     TOTAL
KYOGLE POST OFFICE                        0   16.8   34.5   52.6    1.0      0      0      0   23.9   55.4     -    25.7   34.0      0      0     243.9

058069    Mar 1959                       17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     29     30     31     TOTAL
LARNOOK                                   0    3.8   18.5   30.5      0      0      0      0    3.0   78.7   53.3   31.8   19.8      0      0     239.4

058037    Mar 1959                       17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     29     30     31     TOTAL
LISMORE (CENTRE STREET)                   0   21.1   42.9  115.6      0      0      0      0   20.8   84.6   44.7    2.5   51.8      0      0     384.0

058038    Mar 1959                       17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     29     30     31     TOTAL
MACLEAN (MCLACHLAN STREET)                0   61.2   13.0   74.7      0      0      0      0    3.8   26.9     -    33.5     -      -    57.2     270.3

058039    Mar 1959                       17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     29     30     31     TOTAL
MOUNT PIKAPENE FORESTRY                   0   34.0   47.2   46.7    2.0    1.0      0      0   10.4   19.3    9.9   16.3   40.4   19.8   26.7     273.7

058040    Mar 1959                       17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     29     30     31     TOTAL
MULLUMBIMBY (FAIRVIEW FARM)               0   29.2  121.2   89.4      0      0      0      0   63.0   33.8     -    15.7   53.1      0      0     405.4

058004    Mar 1959                       17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     29     30     31     TOTAL
MUMMULGUM (BINGEEBEEBRA)                  0   79.0  114.3      0      0      0      0      0    4.1   57.2   76.2   88.9   33.0      0      0     452.7

058020    Mar 1959                       17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     29     30     31     TOTAL
MURWILLUMBAH (DUNGAY (TALESWOOD))       7.4   99.3   86.4   81.5      0      0      0      0   42.2   66.0   26.7   33.0   49.5      0    2.5     494.5

058042    Mar 1959                       17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     29     30     31     TOTAL
MURWILLUMBAH POST OFFICE                  0   56.6   56.9  106.2      0      0      0      0   16.5   70.1     -    70.1   87.6      0      0     464.0

058044    Mar 1959                       17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     29     30     31     TOTAL
NIMBIN POST OFFICE                        0    7.9   37.8   56.9      0      0      0     .5   31.8   50.8     -    25.1     -      -    27.7     238.5

058045    Mar 1959                       17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     29     30     31     TOTAL
NYMBOIDA (ARMIDALE ROAD)                  0    3.8    7.6      0   38.1      0      0  104.1      0      0      0      0   88.9   12.7   25.4     280.6

058046    Mar 1959                       17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     29     30     31     TOTAL
PILLAR VALLEY                         102.9      0   36.3   50.8      0      0      0      0      0      0      0      0      0      0      0     190.0

058070    Mar 1959                       17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     29     30     31     TOTAL
ROSEBANK (REPENTANCE CREEK)            23.4   27.9  196.6    5.3    2.3      0      0      0   28.2   84.6    4.3   75.7      0      0   20.1     468.4

058050    Mar 1959                       17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     29     30     31     TOTAL
ROSEBERRY STATE FOREST NURSERY            0   14.7   36.6   31.5     .3      0      0      0   21.8   45.5    7.9    2.5   27.4     .8     .3     189.3

058025    Mar 1959                       17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     29     30     31     TOTAL
SOUTH GRAFTON POST OFFICE                 0   42.7   15.2   49.8      0    9.9      0      0      0   34.3     -     9.9     -      -    61.7     223.5

058052    Mar 1959                       17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     29     30     31     TOTAL
TABBIMOBILE STATE FOREST                  0   33.8   33.8   76.2    5.6    1.3      0      0   15.5   25.4   25.1    1.5   52.8      0     .5     271.5

058067    Mar 1959                       17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     29     30     31     TOTAL
TOMEWIN (BORDER GATE)                     0   89.9  105.4   98.3      0      0      0      0   35.6   82.6   49.5   67.3  113.3    2.5    3.8     648.2

058173    Mar 1959                       17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     29     30     31     TOTAL
TOONUMBAR STATE FOREST                    0   25.9   39.6   36.6    1.0      0      0      0   17.3   51.3   10.7    4.1   27.4    1.0     .5     215.4

058056    Mar 1959                       17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     29     30     31     TOTAL
TWEED HEADS GOLF CLUB                     0   13.2   64.5   52.1      0      0      0      0   18.3   10.9     -    95.8   43.7      0      0     298.5

058057    Mar 1959                       17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     29     30     31     TOTAL
TYALGUM (WANUNGARA VIEW)                  0   26.9   69.9   64.8      0      0      0      0   24.6   40.6   58.4      0      0   55.9      0     341.1

058059    Mar 1959                       17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     29     30     31     TOTAL
ULMARRA (NEWSAGENCY)                      0   87.6   15.2   41.1      0      0      0      0      0   35.1    9.1     -    52.6      0    3.8     244.5

058060    Mar 1959                       17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     29     30     31     TOTAL
WHIAN WHIAN (RUMMERY PARK)                0   34.0   81.3   77.5      0      0    2.0      0   27.7   52.1   38.1   16.8   30.5   55.9      0     415.9

058061    Mar 1959                       17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     29     30     31     TOTAL
WOODBURN (CEDAR ST)                       0   36.6   47.8   91.9     .5     .8      0      0   10.7   48.8   25.4    1.5  107.7      0     .8     372.5

058220    Mar 1959                       17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     29     30     31     TOTAL
WOOLNERS ARM                           33.0   31.8   54.4      0   64.5      0      0      0   10.2   25.9     -      -    43.7      0    1.0     264.5

058012    Mar 1959                       17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     27     28     29     30     31     TOTAL
YAMBA PILOT STATION                      .3   58.4    9.7  103.9   16.3    2.8      0      0    5.1    2.8    7.9     .8   38.6     .3    4.3     251.2

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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