Flood Heights for the Wilsons River at Eltham, NSW

Report by Michael Bath - www.facebook.com/nnswweather

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Wilsons River map source: Bonzle Atlas

Flood levels (in metres AHD) for the Wilsons River at Eltham, NSW. This data sourced from BoM Water Data Online.
For current rainfall and river height information refer to the North Coast Rainfall and River Conditions page.

The flood classification levels are unofficial, and based on research regarding frequency and the effects of flood waters along the Eltham Valley upstream of Woodlawn, at the junction with Coopers Creek. If you have information about how certain flood level affects properties in the area please contact Michael Bath.

- Lismore Flood Pictures and Wilsons River Flood Height Information
- Wilsons River at Eltham Flood Heights
- Coopers Creek at Corndale Flood Heights
- Leycester Creek at Rock Valley Flood Heights

Minor: 6.0
Moderate: 8.2
Major: 9.7

This table includes all flood events that reached a flood classication at the Eltham gauge, which came online in August 1957.

Time   1950s Minor Moderate Major Notes Rainfall Data
00:48 Wednesday, 28 August 1957 8.293 Rain: Northern Rivers
17:15 Saturday, 15 March 1958 6.014 Rain: Northern Rivers
16:17 Friday, 11 April 1958 7.082 Rain: Northern Rivers
07:28 Wednesday, 11 June 1958 8.125 Rain: Northern Rivers
03:44 Wednesday, 6 August 1958 9.511 Rain: Northern Rivers
08:42 Thursday, 22 January 1959 9.192 Rain: Northern Rivers
22:52 Wednesday, 18 February 1959 8.181 Rain: Northern Rivers
09:32 Friday, 20 March 1959 8.664 1st peak
13:18 Sunday, 29 March 1959 7.548 2nd peak Rain: Northern Rivers
Tuesday, 21 July 1959 6.307 time not in dataset Rain: Northern Rivers
23:37 Thursday, 10 September 1959 6.200 Rain: Northern Rivers
07:59 Thursday, 12 November 1959 9.235 Rain: Northern Rivers
Time   1960s Minor Moderate Major Notes Rainfall Data
21:34 Sunday, 19 February 1961 9.524 Rain: Northern Rivers
15:48 Monday, 29 May 1961 6.015 Rain: Northern Rivers
10:34 Wednesday, 20 December 1961 6.595 Rain: Northern Rivers
22:57 Sunday, 7 January 1962 9.202 1st peak
01:12 Wednesday, 10 January 1962 8.686 2nd peak
17:45 Monday, 15 January 1962 9.339 3rd peak Rain: Northern Rivers
19:30 Saturday, 7 April 1962 9.357 Rain: Northern Rivers
07:29 Tuesday, 10 July 1962 10.376 Rain: Northern Rivers
06:17 Tuesday, 14 August 1962 6.306 Rain: Northern Rivers
14:16 Wednesday, 2 January 1963 6.342 Rain: Northern Rivers
08:06 Monday, 18 March 1963 7.514 Rain: Northern Rivers
12:36 Sunday, 28 April 1963 9.079 Rain: Northern Rivers
11:47 Tuesday, 7 May 1963 9.508 1st peak
07:23 Wednesday, 8 May 1963 9.760 2nd peak Rain: Northern Rivers
15:43 Monday, 9 March 1964 6.079 1st event Rain: Northern Rivers
04:32 Friday, 27 March 1964 6.943 2nd event Rain: Northern Rivers
Wednesday, 21 July 1965 n/a data missing Rain: Northern Rivers
11:48 Monday, 25 April 1966 6.014 Rain: Northern Rivers
11:02 Saturday, 11 June 1966 9.363 Rain: Northern Rivers
00:30 Sunday, 19 March 1967 9.615 Rain: Northern Rivers
20:42 Monday, 12 June 1967 8.688 1st peak
03:12 Wednesday, 14 June 1967 9.258 2nd peak Rain: Northern Rivers
07:15 Friday, 23 June 1967 7.909 1st peak
12:57 Monday, 26 June 1967 6.882 2nd peak
08:17 Wednesday, 28 June 1967 7.118 3rd peak Rain: Northern Rivers
20:08 Sunday, 6 August 1967 7.948 Rain: Northern Rivers
09:06 Wednesday, 14 August 1968 7.501 Rain: Northern Rivers
Time   1970s Minor Moderate Major Notes Rainfall Data
07:21 Sunday, 22 February 1970 7.766 Rain: Northern Rivers
23:41 Wednesday, 9 December 1970 9.304 Rain: Northern Rivers
16:06 Thursday, 18 February 1971 7.152 Rain: Northern Rivers
03:35 Wednesday, 26 January 1972 8.030 Rain: Northern Rivers
23:36 Saturday, 12 February 1972 9.756 Rain: Northern Rivers
08:12 09:09 Thursday, 9 March 1972 6.803 1st event Rain: Northern Rivers
16:15 Monday, 20 March 1972 6.411 2nd event Rain: Northern Rivers
21:13 Monday, 3 April 1972 9.439 Rain: Northern Rivers
19:30 Saturday, 28 October 1972 9.771 Rain: Northern Rivers
17:23 Thursday, 15 February 1973 8.116 Rain: Northern Rivers
12:42 Saturday, 7 July 1973 6.226 Rain: Northern Rivers
01:18 Sunday, 27 January 1974 9.649 Rain: Northern Rivers
23:14 Sunday, 17 February 1974 6.821 Rain: Northern Rivers
23:42 Sunday, 10 March 1974 9.959 1st peak
02:19 03:19 Wednesday, 13 March 1974 9.236 2nd peak Rain: Northern Rivers
18:24 18:44 Monday, 22 April 1974 9.846 Rain: Northern Rivers
01:54 02:54 Monday, 3 June 1974 8.593 Rain: Northern Rivers
17:44 18:44 Sunday, 2 March 1975 9.438 Rain: Northern Rivers
21:30 22:10 Wednesday, 11 February 1976 9.306 1st event Rain: Northern Rivers
23:39 Saturday, 28 February 1976 11.284 2nd event Rain: Northern Rivers
04:25 04:40 Thursday, 4 March 1976 7.468 3rd event Rain: Northern Rivers
21:59 22:43 Thursday, 25 March 1976 8.619 Rain: Northern Rivers
00:00 00:41 Friday, 16 April 1976 6.083 Rain: Northern Rivers
16:41 Thursday, 20 May 1976 6.009 Rain: Northern Rivers
21:58 22:12 Wednesday, 23 June 1976 7.717 Rain: Northern Rivers
11:24 11:53 Thursday, 3 March 1977 9.505 Rain: Northern Rivers
12:35 13:05 Thursday, 19 May 1977 8.372 Rain: Northern Rivers
19:25 21:22 Saturday, 18 March 1978 9.608 Rain: Northern Rivers
09:45 10:15 Wednesday, 24 January 1979 7.282 Rain: Northern Rivers
20:48 21:03 Tuesday, 6 February 1979 7.059 Rain: Northern Rivers
17:34 Wednesday, 25 April 1979 6.286 Rain: Northern Rivers
16:19 16:33 Thursday, 21 June 1979 6.822 Rain: Northern Rivers
17:26 18:25 Monday, 30 July 1979 8.077 Rain: Northern Rivers
Time   1980s Minor Moderate Major Notes Rainfall Data
03:54 04:09 Wednesday, 7 May 1980 7.780 1st peak
20:15 21:57 Friday, 9 May 1980 9.406 2nd peak Rain: Northern Rivers
10:01 10:31 Saturday, 21 February 1981 9.420 Rain: Northern Rivers
23:04 Thursday, 2 April 1981 6.930 Rain: Northern Rivers
23:24 Friday, 22 May 1981 9.566 Rain: Northern Rivers
00:38 01:22 Friday, 5 March 1982 6.537 Rain: Northern Rivers
01:08 02:21 Thursday, 23 September 1982 6.505 Rain: Northern Rivers
20:09 20:38 Tuesday, 3 May 1983 6.081 Rain: Northern Rivers
06:23 07:22 Thursday, 23 June 1983 9.242 Rain: Northern Rivers
04:54 05:52 Wednesday, 30 November 1983 7.681 Rain: Northern Rivers
01:08 Saturday, 31 December 1983 7.482 Rain: Northern Rivers
16:37 16:52 Saturday, 24 March 1984 6.450 Rain: Northern Rivers
08:42 Monday, 9 April 1984 9.767 Rain: Northern Rivers
11:35 Sunday, 17 June 1984 6.423 1st peak
19:54 20:38 Monday, 18 June 1984 9.593 2nd peak Rain: Northern Rivers
00:17 00:46 Saturday, 28 July 1984 6.923 Rain: Northern Rivers
13:43 15:11 Thursday, 1 November 1984 9.384 Rain: Northern Rivers
12:05 13:04 Sunday, 10 March 1985 8.729 Rain: Northern Rivers
10:01 Tuesday, 9 July 1985 10.021 Rain: Northern Rivers
15:20 Thursday, 5 March 1987 9.945 Rain: Northern Rivers
18:14 Sunday, 10 May 1987 10.042 2nd peak Rain: Northern Rivers
01:18 01:33 Friday, 29 January 1988 6.662 1st peak
15:18 Saturday, 30 January 1988 8.042 2nd peak Rain: Northern Rivers
15:38 15:53 Friday, 25 March 1988 7.010 Rain: Northern Rivers
17:45 19:15 Monday, 4 April 1988 9.137 1st peak
09:39 09:54 Thursday, 7 April 1988 9.754 2nd peak
23:36 Monday, 11 April 1988 9.724 3rd peak Rain: Northern Rivers
14:33 14:48 Wednesday, 6 July 1988 8.106 Rain: Northern Rivers
18:36 18:51 Thursday, 15 September 1988 8.588 Rain: Northern Rivers
08:01 08:16 Monday, 19 December 1988 7.107 Rain: Northern Rivers
14:28 14:58 Sunday, 2 April 1989 8.927 1st event Rain: Northern Rivers
19:16 19:32 Wednesday, 26 April 1989 9.471 2nd event Rain: Northern Rivers
Time   1990s Minor Moderate Major Notes Rainfall Data
20:00 Saturday, 3 February 1990 8.760 Rain: Northern Rivers
11:59 Friday, 6 April 1990 8.751 1st peak
21:45 Sunday, 8 April 1990 7.494 2nd peak Rain: Northern Rivers
19:22 Monday, 28 May 1990 7.690 Rain: Northern Rivers
19:20 Wednesday, 13 March 1991 7.347 Rain: Northern Rivers
13:56 Friday, 13 December 1991 8.291 Rain: Northern Rivers
05:19 Friday, 4 March 1994 8.595 Rain: Northern Rivers
22:14 Wednesday, 15 February 1995 9.647 Rain: Northern Rivers
23:26 Wednesday, 10 January 1996 9.090 Rain: Northern Rivers
12:01 Friday, 3 May 1996 8.360 1st peak
11:59 Tuesday, 7 May 1996 8.730 2nd peak Rain: Northern Rivers
16:43 Thursday, 16 May 1996 7.700 2nd event Rain: Northern Rivers
09:31 Tuesday, 2 March 1999 8.462 Rain: Northern Rivers
09:15 10:16 Thursday, 10 June 1999 6.966 Rain: Northern Rivers
Time   2000s Minor Moderate Major Notes Rainfall Data
10:15 11:46 Friday, 14 January 2000 7.794 Rain: Northern Rivers
00:00 00:46 Friday, 2 February 2001 9.729 Rain: Northern Rivers
09:30 10:00 Friday, 9 March 2001 9.169 1st peak
00:00 00:31 Sunday, 11 March 2001 7.378 2nd peak Rain: Northern Rivers
22:00 Monday, 28 April 2003 6.137 Rain: Northern Rivers
10:00 Friday, 27 June 2003 7.856 Rain: Northern Rivers
14:15 14:31 Wednesday, 25 February 2004 6.528 Rain: Northern Rivers
17:30 17:46 Saturday, 6 March 2004 7.909 Rain: Northern Rivers
15:30 15:46 Wednesday, 8 December 2004 6.160 Rain: Northern Rivers
12:46 13:00 Thursday, 30 June 2005 9.936 Rain: Northern Rivers
18:00 18:16 Thursday, 19 January 2006 9.875 Rain: Northern Rivers
18:45 19:46 Saturday, 4 March 2006 8.007 1st peak
05:30 Monday, 6 March 2006 7.751 2nd peak Rain: Northern Rivers
14:15 15:01 Friday, 4 January 2008 9.381 Rain: Northern Rivers
11:15 11:46 Monday, 4 February 2008 6.881 Rain: Northern Rivers
18:45 19:01 Tuesday, 3 June 2008 7.826 Rain: Northern Rivers
04:00 Saturday, 4 April 2009 6.058 Rain: Northern Rivers
04:15 04:30 Friday, 22 May 2009 9.879 Rain: Northern Rivers
15:15 Monday, 22 June 2009 7.965 Rain: Northern Rivers
Time   2010s Minor Moderate Major Notes Rainfall Data
21:46 22:00 Sunday, 7 February 2010 6.904 Rain: Northern Rivers
23:00 23:30 Thursday, 3 June 2010 8.879 Rain: Northern Rivers
14:00 Monday, 4 October 2010 8.975 Rain: Northern Rivers
21:15 21:30 Saturday, 25 December 2010 8.065 1st peak
04:45 05:15 Tuesday, 28 December 2010 8.366 2nd peak Rain: Northern Rivers
12:00 Friday, 7 January 2011 7.490 Rain: Northern Rivers
10:00 Saturday, 30 April 2011 6.174 Rain: Northern Rivers
05:15 Thursday, 26 January 2012 9.574 Rain: Northern Rivers
14:00 Sunday, 29 April 2012 6.299 Rain: Northern Rivers
01:15 Tuesday, 12 June 2012 7.258 1st event
11:30 Friday, 29 June 2012 6.976 2nd event Rain: Northern Rivers
14:00 Monday, 28 January 2013 9.680 Rain: Northern Rivers
12:15 12:30 Saturday, 23 February 2013 8.569 Rain: Northern Rivers
10:30 10:45 Sunday, 3 March 2013 8.318 Rain: Northern Rivers
18:30 Tuesday, 2 July 2013 7.406 Rain: Northern Rivers
23:30 22:45 Friday, 28 March 2014 6.418 Rain: Northern Rivers
08:30 08:45 Thursday, 28 August 2014 7.040 Rain: Northern Rivers
18:15 Thursday, 1 January 2015 6.965 Rain: Northern Rivers
13:45 Saturday, 21 February 2015 8.457 Rain: Northern Rivers
17:15 Saturday, 2 May 2015 9.149 Rain: Northern Rivers
03:45 Sunday, 5 June 2016 10.295 1st event Rain: Northern Rivers
09:30 Monday, 20 June 2016 6.411 2nd event Rain: Northern Rivers
09:30 Thursday, 16 March 2017 8.295 1st event Rain: Northern Rivers
09:15 Friday, 31 March 2017 9.880 2nd event Rain: Northern Rivers
03:00 03:40 Monday, 12 June 2017 8.470 1st peak
19:00 20:00 Tuesday, 13 June 2017 7.080 2nd peak Rain: Northern Rivers
Time   2020s Minor Moderate Major Notes Rainfall Data
20:22 21:16 Friday, 7 February 2020 8.850 1st event Rain: Northern Rivers
06:09 07:33 Friday, 14 February 2020 8.830 2nd event Rain: Northern Rivers
02:12 02:23 Monday, 27 July 2020 7.390 Rain: Northern Rivers

 
Document: floods-wilsons-river-eltham.htm
Updated: 17 August 2020
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