Ord River Dam - WA

  Water Catchment Reserves

Position

DEG: -16.121519 128.738693
DMS: 16º 07' 17.47" S 128º 44' 19.3" E
UTM: 52 K 8217605mN 472059mE
Altitude: 150m

Description

Address & Contact

LOT S37 Lake Argyle Road
Lake Argyle WA 6743
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Information

The Ord River Dam across the Ord River forms Lake Argyle. The dam was completed in 1971. It is 335 metres long, and 98 metres high. The earth-fill dam wall at Lake Argyle is the most efficient dam in Australia in terms of the ratio of the size of the dam wall to the amount of water stored .Lake Argyle normally has a surface area of about 1,000 square kilometres. The storage capacity, to the top of the spillway is 10,763,000 megalitres.
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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Kununurra Airport at 18/07:30pm WST
Distance from Ord River Dam 37.92km N
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
28.6°C28.9°C52%17.8°C1010.6hPa0.0mmN13km/hr
7knots
15km/hr
8knots

Closest Climatic Station

Kununurra Aero
Distance from Ord River Dam 37.92km N
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C35.934.935.535.232.730.130.532.636.538.538.937.1
Mean Min. °C25.124.824.221.918.815.715.215.920.023.525.225.4
Mean Rain mm198.6210.6154.730.47.03.61.70.13.123.661.3135.9

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