Tantangara Dam - NSW

  Point of Interest

Position

DEG: -35.799 148.667999
DMS: 35º 47' 56.4" S 148º 40' 4.8" E
UTM: 55 H 6037062mN 650720mE
Altitude: 1256.06m

Description

Place Type

Recreation - Point of Interest

Location

71.8kms SouthWest of Canberra - Driving 206 km (2 hours 41 mins)
316.33kms SouthWest of Sydney - Driving 488 km (5 hours 31 mins)
399.05kms NorthEast of Melbourne - Driving 648 km (7 hours 6 mins)
794.87kms North of Hobart - Driving 1382 km (1 day 7 hours)

Address & Contact

2629
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Information

Concrete gravity dam on upper Murrumbidgee River completed in 1961 as part of the Snowy Mountains Scheme. Water is diverted into a 3 metre diameter,16.6 km long tunnel emptying into Lake Eucumbene at Providence Portal. Water returns to the lower Murrumbidgee via 4 power stations on the Tumut River.
Trout fishing and camping in the cool alpine summer. Access to dam all year subject to snowfalls. Beyond dam the road to Currango Homestead is closed June to Oct long weekends.
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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Cabramurra at 16/01:00pm EDT
Distance from Tantangara Dam 30.3km SW
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
18.8°C14.4°C39%4.6°ChPa0.0mmW17km/hr
9knots
24km/hr
13knots

Closest Climatic Station

Cabramurra Smhea Aws
Distance from Tantangara Dam 30.3km SW
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C21.620.917.512.98.75.33.84.98.711.915.818.2
Mean Min. °C11.511.38.75.72.80.4-0.9-0.41.74.07.38.8
Mean Rain mm43.785.380.366.877.3112.2110.0129.3130.6104.4111.882.8

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