Yowah - QLD

  Population - Suburb

Position

DEG: -27.97139 144.637497
DMS: 27º 58' 17" S 144º 38' 14.99" E
UTM: 55 J 6903719mN 267614mE
Altitude: 209.67m

Description

Place Type

Population - Population - Suburb

Location

828.75kms West of Brisbane
915.14kms NorthWest of Canberra

Address & Contact

Bluff Rd
Yowah QLD 4490
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: N/A

Information

Yowah township is a small community of a few hundred people based on the Yowah opal fields. If the opals hadn't been here, the town most probably wouldn't exist. There is a general store with the usual basic necessities, and fuel. The town bore is outside the store, and water is available. There are two caravan parks, the free one with basic amenities and the one run by the general store, with a step up from basic amenities.
This place is miner focused and run, so the stores close down in the middle of the day for mining. There is also a local cafe and information centre.
Mine tours are available.
One teacher school and no pub.
Access is via bitumen road (one lane in places) from the south.
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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Thargomindah at 26/02:30pm EST
Distance from Yowah 80.73km W
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
22.7°C17.7°C16%-4.4°C1013.1hPa0.0mmSSW13km/hr
7knots
24km/hr
13knots

Closest Climatic Station

Thargomindah Airport
Distance from Yowah 80.73km W
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C38.536.033.529.523.820.020.122.927.831.133.836.4
Mean Min. °C25.524.021.216.610.67.56.78.312.816.620.623.0
Mean Rain mm39.147.945.616.216.815.913.68.09.814.140.730.3

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