Flood History Gympie Region

The recorded flood history of Gympie is marked by several significant flood events. The largest recorded flood in Gympie was in 1893, with a peak of 25.45 metres. In 2022, Gympie experienced the second-largest flood event on record, with a peak of 22.9 metres. 

Queensland’s recorded flood history has been well documented, and there have been other significant floods that have reached heights of 15m and greater in the Gympie region. 

Explore Queensland’s flood history and find out more, by visiting:  

Historical flood heights for all river stations in the Mary River Floodwarning network, as shown on the map, are available from the Bureau of Meteorology upon request. The Bureau of Meteorology provides information that is current to 2017 (Mary River Flood Warning System (bom.gov.au)). 

Visit the History Room at Gympie Regional Library to discover more. 


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