Robertstown - South Australia

 

 

Weather for the Area

The district of Robertstown stretches from:
Worlds End near Burra Creek in the North
Emmaus (between Eudunda and Point Pass) in the South
Florieton and Bower in the East
Tothill Range in the West
The area is interesting geologically and geographically with varying topography, rainfall, vegetation and land use. 
The early settlers were of mainly British and German descent.
Robertstown has developed to be an independent and self-motivated community, which has worked hard for and financed many of the amenities, for a small population.

Altogether, a healthy climate, a strong community awareness and a good place to live!

Proclaimed 1870   Longitude 139 05 - Latitude 33 59

Situated in the Lower North of South Australia.

Area Details:
Country: Australia
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State: South Australia
County: Eyre
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Hundred: English
Council: Regional Council of Goyder
Ward: Robertstown
Parliamentary Seats:
Federal: Grey
State:

Stuart

Population:
Area: 721 (Peak: 2100 in 1936)
Town: 170
Height above Sea Level:      
Height: 381 Metres      

Aerial Photos that were taken in 1974, with some changes that have been noted under the photos showing the difference as to what it is now.

The Bagged Grain Shed can still be seen

The Railway Station and the Saw Bench can still be seen

Stooked hay is in the paddock in the foreground

The Zion Church near the cemetery can still be seen

Rainfall Statistics  
Average Annual Rainfall:  344.6 mm - 1378 points (Official recordings kept since 1899)
Highest Annual Recording: 1974 - 793.9 mm - 3176 points  
Lowest Annual Recording:   1982 - 142.6 mm - 570 points
Largest known 24 Hour Recording: 83.0 mm - 332 points - 25th January 1993 + (24/1/93 - 13.6mm & 26/1/93 - 69.2mm)
Longest Dry Spell:  53 Days
Monthly Rainfall Chart of Robertstown from 1898 to 2000 To view it, you have to have Adobe.pdf installed on your computer.

Weather:

To obtain the current weather conditions for the Robertstown area, use the links supplied:

  Local Weather State Weather Rainfall Radar Map

 

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