Yowah Opal Field - QLD

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Position

DEG: -27.967199 144.626617
DMS: 27º 58' 1.92" S 144º 37' 35.82" E
UTM: 55 J 6904163mN 266535mE
Altitude: 205.59m

Description

Place Type

Population - Place Name

Location

829.8kms West of Brisbane
916.04kms NorthWest of Canberra

Address & Contact

Yowah QLD
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Information

Yowah Opal field is on the edge of the town of Yowah. There is a public fossicking area, so yo u can try your luck. The best places have been taken by miner's with leases. The Yowah nut opal is what you are looking for. Some local mines have tours. If in town check to see when the local opal markets are on, and the miners bring out thier wares, best chance to see some opal.
There is a bore in town for water.
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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Thargomindah at 26/08:30am EST
Distance from Yowah Opal Field 79.68km W
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
16.8°C11.0°C31%-0.4°C1016.4hPa0.0mmSSE20km/hr
11knots
30km/hr
16knots

Closest Climatic Station

Thargomindah Airport
Distance from Yowah Opal Field 79.68km W
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C38.536.033.529.523.820.020.122.927.831.133.836.4
Mean Min. °C25.524.021.216.610.67.56.78.312.816.620.623.0
Mean Rain mm39.147.945.616.216.815.913.68.09.814.140.730.3

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