Blackwater - QLD



DEG: -23.58351 148.87912
DMS: 23º 35' 0.63" S 148º 52' 44.83" E
UTM: 55 K 7390625mN 691761mE
Altitude: 184.02m


Place Type

Population - Town


599.12kms NorthWest of Brisbane - Driving 818 km (8 hours 58 mins)
893.11kms SouthEast of Daintree - Driving 1142 km (13 hours 6 mins)

Address & Contact

5 Wey St
Blackwater QLD 4717
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Blackwater is a modern mining town servicing the nearby open cut coal mines.
Blackwater is 836 km from Brisbane and 190 km from Rockhampton, west on the Capricorn Highway. The town got its name from the colouring of the local water supply by ti-trees which are common in the area.

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TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

Closest Climatic Station

Emerald Airport
Distance from Blackwater 71.67km W
Mean Max. °C34.333.432.729.926.
Mean Min. °C22.
Mean Rain mm88.881.755.735.

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