150 Meridian - NSW

  Marker,Sign

Position

DEG: -31.064911 149.996445
DMS: 31º 03' 53.68" S 149º 59' 47.2" E
UTM: 55 J 6559344mN 785926mE
Altitude: 304m

Description

Address & Contact

Mullaley Rd
Mullaley NSW 2379
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: N/A

Information

The 150 Degrees East Meridian is the basis of the Eastern Australian Standard Time, used in Queensland, New South Wales (except Broken Hill), Victoria and Tasmania.

The 150 Degrees East Meridian crosses the Oxley Highway at this point, which is 34 kilometres south-west of Gunnedah. Here you'll find a rest area, information board, a sundial and barbecue facilities.

Methods of measuring time have varied over the ages, but the time unit most commonly employed has been the apparent daily circuit of the sun, from which solar time is derived.

The solar day is based on one complete rotation of the earth around its axis. Solar days are not uniform in length, because the movement of the earth is constant, modern time calculation is based on the average solar day.
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Closest Weather Station

Gunnedah Airport at 20/04:00am EST
Distance from 150 Meridian 27.08km NE
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
4.5°C3.1°C92%3.3°C1017.0hPa0.0mmCALM0km/hr
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Closest Climatic Station

Gunnedah Pool
Distance from 150 Meridian 26.12km E
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C34.032.930.726.421.317.616.918.922.826.730.332.9
Mean Min. °C18.418.115.811.47.14.33.04.27.010.814.216.8
Mean Rain mm71.767.347.837.242.343.642.741.340.355.162.270.0

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