Windorah - QLD

  Population - Town

Position

DEG: -25.42185 142.656616
DMS: 25º 25' 18.66" S 142º 39' 23.82" E
UTM: 54 J 7187306mN 666608mE
Altitude: 129.37m

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Address & Contact

Diamantina Developmental Rd
Windorah QLD 4481
Phone: 07 4656 3063
Email: windorahinfo@barcoo.qld.gov.au
Web: https://www.barcoo.qld.gov.au/community-services/community-directory/s

Information

Windorah is one of three towns in the Barcoo Shire in south-west Queensland, Australia. It is named after the local Aboriginal word for "Big Fish".

Located 35 km downstream from where the Thomson and Barcoo Rivers join to form the multi-channelled Cooper's Creek, Windorah is known as "The Heart of the Channel Country" and offers a welcome and interesting stop off for travellers to Birdsville, Bedourie, Longreach and points West.

Windorah’s history is linked with Isisford for it was the Whitman brothers who established both towns. Originally known as Stony Point, its current name is the Aboriginal word for 'place of large fish'. This relates to Cooper Creek, which is formed by the junction of the Thomson and Barcoo Rivers just south of Jundah.
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Closest Weather Station

Isisford at 03/09:00am EST
Distance from Windorah 221.48km NE
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
19.2°C18.6°C56%10.3°ChPa0.0mmSE4km/hr
2knots
km/hr
knots

Closest Climatic Station

Windorah Post Office
Distance from Windorah 0.11km S
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C38.136.634.530.225.321.621.424.128.532.635.537.8
Mean Min. °C24.123.521.116.011.37.66.68.112.116.519.922.5
Mean Rain mm42.649.043.119.518.816.315.19.710.517.622.230.5

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