Rathdowney - QLD

  Town

Position

DEG: -28.210932 152.864516
DMS: 28º 12' 39.35" S 152º 51' 52.26" E
UTM: 56 J 6879424mN 486705mE
Altitude: 99.47m

Description

Place Type

Population - Town

Location

83.49kms South of Brisbane - Driving 99.9 km (1 hour 18 mins)
646.16kms North of Sydney - Driving 813 km (9 hours 29 mins)

Address & Contact

57-71 Mt Lindesay Hwy
Rathdowney QLD 4287
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Information

Rathdowney lies 96klms south of Brisbane and 32klms south of Beaudesert. Rathdowney is a small township offering forests and rolling hills. The town still retains much of its origins in timbering and dairy farming. You can learn about the history of this area at the Visitor Information Centre and Historical Museum.
A Tramway (a small railway line like the cane trains) was opened to Rathdowney in 1911. This service was important to the district as it not only enabled the delivery of timber and cream from the area but was also used as a passenger service. The advent of the motor vehicle eventually caused the downturn in tramway use and in 1944 the Tramway was closed.

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TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

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Hinze Dam
Distance from Rathdowney 45.23km NE
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C29.128.827.725.723.221.020.822.225.026.427.328.8
Mean Min. °C20.220.519.216.813.811.610.210.613.315.517.419.2
Mean Rain mm179.4205.0147.3123.9129.375.353.744.543.486.3119.1161.6

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