Cordillo Downs - SA

  Population - Station,Homestead

Position

DEG: -26.708561 140.620102
DMS: 26º 42' 30.82" S 140º 37' 12.37" E
UTM: 54 J 7045787mN 462212mE
Altitude: 83.71m

Description

Place Type

Population - Population - Station,Homestead

Location

931.57kms North of Adelaide - Driving 1399 km (1 day 2 hours)

Address & Contact

Cordillo Rd
Cordillo Downs SA 5731
Phone: 07 4655 4383
Email: N/A
Web: N/A

Information

Cordillo Downs was once the biggest sheep station in Australia, 7800 sq. km. The lease was taken up in 1878 and by the 1900, 85,000 sheep were on the station. Wool was taken to Farina, to the rail head, by camel some 600km away. The station now runs 7000 head of shorthorn cattle.
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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Ballera at 26/01:30pm EST
Distance from Cordillo Downs 140.77km SE
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
33.2°C30.2°C16%4.0°C1005.8hPa0.0mmESE9km/hr
5knots
17km/hr
9knots

Closest Climatic Station

Ballera Gas Field
Distance from Cordillo Downs 140.77km SE
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C39.337.034.130.124.320.220.223.528.232.334.837.3
Mean Min. °C25.824.621.216.711.07.77.29.013.417.220.823.1
Mean Rain mm29.325.331.410.37.815.78.36.110.26.131.912.1

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