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#1459121 - 26/03/2018 09:50 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - March 2018 [Re: Raindammit]
ColdFront Offline
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Registered: 29/06/2008
Posts: 18410
Loc: Burnett Heads
Myola Alert sitting on 362mm (23.4 hours) ,Black Mountain 361mm and looks like the alert stopped reading after 15 hours. Hills Creek across the inlet on 251mm.

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#1459133 - 26/03/2018 10:16 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - March 2018 [Re: Raindammit]
scott12 Offline
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Registered: 10/11/2015
Posts: 992
Loc: maadi Tully area
Holy cow....Dormant and bunyip that's some amazing rainfall..

Down here we have probably cracked 300 mm in a day just once in the last decade....400mm+ is incredible......anyone know when was the last time that happened....?

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#1459136 - 26/03/2018 10:22 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - March 2018 [Re: Raindammit]
raincheck Offline
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Registered: 27/12/2010
Posts: 189
Loc: Mount Sheridan, Qld
230mm at Mount Sheridan smile
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#1459153 - 26/03/2018 11:18 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - March 2018 [Re: Raindammit]
Pacman Offline
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Registered: 14/11/2001
Posts: 5235
Loc: Cairns - Upper Bentley Park
Port Douglas 593mm to 9am is crazy but not surprising with the radar showing constant heavy rain echoes streaming down the coast over Port.

Awesome event considering the 2 major models GFS and EC not reflecting the rain had for the FNQTC in there forecasts.

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#1459154 - 26/03/2018 11:19 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - March 2018 [Re: Raindammit]
Blair Trewin Offline
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Registered: 13/07/2001
Posts: 3796
Loc: Melbourne, Australia
The Port Douglas daily reporting site has come in with 593. Unsurprisingly, this is a March record, although not an all-months record - Port Douglas holds the Australian record for April (800.7 on 1 April 1911).

Quite a lot of the daily reporting sites haven't come in yet (I imagine the conditions are not doing wonders for communications), so there could still be some interesting numbers to come.

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#1459156 - 26/03/2018 11:22 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - March 2018 [Re: Raindammit]
nimbuss1 Offline
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Registered: 23/11/2013
Posts: 298
Loc: Kamerunga, Cairns
280mm from 9am yesterday to 9 this morning here, about half of what port got by the sounds of it.

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#1459157 - 26/03/2018 11:25 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - March 2018 [Re: Raindammit]
Simmo FNQ Offline
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Registered: 08/08/2012
Posts: 1672
Loc: Mareeba
Rain seems to be building again and coming from the NNW.
I really don't want anymore. Most of the flat land on my property has about an inch or more of water sitting on it. My back lawn has large mounds which where not there yesterday. I can drive a green garden stake straight into the ground abut 1.2m deep with one hand. It smells like a swamp, a smell I have not smelt since living in Redlynch where algae would grow in the lawn.
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2016: 491.4mm
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#1459161 - 26/03/2018 11:52 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - March 2018 [Re: Raindammit]
Cow Bay Bob Offline
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Registered: 02/05/2013
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Loc: Cow Bay QLD Australia
Found out the Nylex only holds 275mm did not think it was worth empting when I went to bed last night but it was full to the brim this morning how much overflowed I don't know !!!!!

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#1459163 - 26/03/2018 11:59 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - March 2018 [Re: Cow Bay Bob]
@_Yasified_shak Offline
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Registered: 07/03/2009
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Loc: El Arish
Another 85mm here for the past 24hrs, now at 1400mm for March, this is now my second wettest March since we have been here.
Only 195mm more and i will pass my wettest March total.
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#1459168 - 26/03/2018 12:20 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - March 2018 [Re: scott12]
@_Yasified_shak Offline
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Registered: 07/03/2009
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Loc: El Arish
Originally Posted By: scott12
Holy cow....Dormant and bunyip that's some amazing rainfall..

Down here we have probably cracked 300 mm in a day just once in the last decade....400mm+ is incredible......anyone know when was the last time that happened....?


I don't remember the year it was but we had 17 inches in 24hrs and that is the highest that i can remember.

Other than that 325mm on the 20/03/2012
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#1459172 - 26/03/2018 12:36 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - March 2018 [Re: Raindammit]
WANDJINA G'vale Offline
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Registered: 22/03/2006
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Loc: Gordonvale - Qld
Anyone got some guesses on what is ahead with the low to the east?
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#1459173 - 26/03/2018 12:54 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - March 2018 [Re: Raindammit]
hickory Offline
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Registered: 27/01/2006
Posts: 1364
Loc: Holloways Beach QLD
Total of 237.2 in Holloways, from 09:00 sunday to 09:00 hrs today.
Beautiful and sunny for the last hour. Not sure for how much longer.

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#1459185 - 26/03/2018 14:38 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - March 2018 [Re: Raindammit]
drivenunder Offline
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Registered: 07/02/2010
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Loc: Kewarra Beach, Cairns
total of 280mm for me at Kewarra...
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#1459205 - 26/03/2018 17:04 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - March 2018 [Re: Raindammit]
Simmo FNQ Offline
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Registered: 08/08/2012
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Loc: Mareeba
Hammering down at the moment. Heaviest rain for the event so far.
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MTD: 12.4mm
YTD: 1006.4mm
2018 Daily Obs

2017: 898.4mm
2016: 491.4mm
2015: 826.2mm

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#1459208 - 26/03/2018 17:23 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - March 2018 [Re: Raindammit]
cold@28 Offline
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Registered: 07/02/2011
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Loc: Chillagoe
It looked like it was clearing up this morning. But we've had intermittent drizzle, all day, and the odd bit of rain for a few odd minutes here and there.

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#1459223 - 26/03/2018 18:29 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - March 2018 [Re: Raindammit]
scott12 Offline
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Registered: 10/11/2015
Posts: 992
Loc: maadi Tully area
Bloody hell Simmo...I think your goats might grow webbed feet by tomorrow..

A lot of rainfall materialising on the radar west of Cairns....good for Tinaroo....

I hope we don't get swamped tonight as well...I'm still blown away from that 593mm at Port Douglas....We have a Pommy staying with us at the moment...he cant really comprehend that Port Douglas got Londons entire Annual average rainfall in one day....its hard to put that in perspective I reckon..

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#1459230 - 26/03/2018 19:17 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - March 2018 [Re: Raindammit]
Simmo FNQ Offline
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Registered: 08/08/2012
Posts: 1672
Loc: Mareeba
hahaha scott. I might get a video of them tomorrow to show how they are walking on this saturated ground.

Rain is insane. Really did not want any more and have 47mm so far. No end in sight!!!
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MTD: 12.4mm
YTD: 1006.4mm
2018 Daily Obs

2017: 898.4mm
2016: 491.4mm
2015: 826.2mm

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#1459234 - 26/03/2018 19:39 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - March 2018 [Re: Raindammit]
Simmo FNQ Offline
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Registered: 08/08/2012
Posts: 1672
Loc: Mareeba
Just ticked over to my wettest year in Mareeba.
58mm today now
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MTD: 12.4mm
YTD: 1006.4mm
2018 Daily Obs

2017: 898.4mm
2016: 491.4mm
2015: 826.2mm

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#1459238 - 26/03/2018 19:57 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - March 2018 [Re: Raindammit]
drivenunder Offline
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Registered: 07/02/2010
Posts: 2063
Loc: Kewarra Beach, Cairns
***secretly hoping for another day off tomorrow... but obviously don't want any damage to property ect. ***

Currently bucketing down here.

My YTD: 1603mm

March: 938mm.

Whole of 2017: 1349mm
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#1459242 - 26/03/2018 20:13 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - March 2018 [Re: Raindammit]
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Registered: 31/01/2011
Posts: 4172
Loc: Cairns, Parramatta park.
You must be happy with your totals DU?

Smashing it down here in the city at the moment
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2014- 2352.6mm
2015- 2635.1mm
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2017- 2190.0mm
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