Lloyd Nielsen <>
Mon, 08 Mar 2010 14:42:05 +1000
S/W Qld's current rain for March - 248mm.
Wettest on record for March - 310mm.
When? 1956. What event took place in 1956?
Steve - The year of tropical cyclones reaching S Qld – 4 over S Qld from
Dec 1955 until mid March 1956 - hasn't been an event like it since I
From the BOM site -
1. Unnamed TC from 6-16 December 1955 reaching the SE Qld coast
2. Unnamed TC from 6-12 Feb 1956, came in NE Qld through central Qld
and to SE Qld and NE NSW
3. Unnamed TC from 14-18 Feb 1956 came in about Bundaberg, over SE
Qld and NE NSW
4. TC Agnes – 23 Feb – 11 Mar 1956 – came in about Townsville,
through central Qld to the SW
I was at school in Warwick (SE Qld), overlooking the Condamine River,
one of major streams forming the headwaters of the Murray-Darling
system. Seemed to be continually in flood for months.
Cyclone track map at
Mt Molloy, Nth Qld
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