"Snowtown - South Australia"


Snowtown is located 145 kilometres North of Adelaide adjacent Highway 1 (Augusta Highway) and the Main Rail Corridor from Adelaide to Sydney, Perth and Darwin intersects the town. It is the “Gateway to the Barunga Ranges”

The district of Snowtown stretches from:

Lake View in the North

Lochiel in the South
Blyth and Brinkworth in the East Barunga Range in the West
Proclaimed 1878 Longitude 138 22 - Latitude 33 77

Area Details:
Country: Australia
State: South Australia
County: Eyre
Council: Wakefield Regional Council

Parliamentary Seats:

Federal: Grey
State: Frome


Area: 617 (2011 Census)
Town: 400(2011 Census)
Height above Sea Level: 103  Metres

Rainfall Statistics:

Average Annual Rainfall: 

407 mm - 1628 points (Official recordings kept since 1881)

Highest Annual Recording:

1917 – 684.6 mm - 2738 points  

Lowest Annual Recording:  

1914 - 187.3 mm - 749 points

Largest known 24 Hour Recording:

103.9 mm – 415.6 points - 20th February 1946


To obtain the current weather conditions for the Snowtown area, use the links supplied:
  Local Weather State Weather Rainfall Radar Map

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Last modified: 05-Aug-2013 08:57 AM