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Injune
Queensland
Injune QLD.JPG
The information centre, Injune.
Population 362 (2006 census)
Postcode(s) 4454
Elevation 393 m (1,289 ft)
Location
LGA(s) Maranoa Region
State electorate(s) Warrego
Federal Division(s) Maranoa
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
27.5 °C
82 °F
11.8 °C
53 °F
630.5 mm
24.8 in

Injune /ˈɪnn/ is a small town in South West Queensland, Australia. The town is located on the Carnarvon Highway, 92 kilometres (57 mi) north of the regional centre of Roma. A railway connected Injune with Roma from 1920 until 1966. At the 2006 census, Injune had a population of 362.

It was formerly a hub for cattle and dairy industries, but now serves as a staging point for expeditions to the nearby Carnarvon National Park. More recently, natural gas and timber have served as the major primary industries.

History

Injune Post Office opened on 11 August 1920.

Facilities

Injune has a public library, a historical railway and team train precinct, and the Injune art space.

Henricks Park

Residents of Injune district have a lively interest in the arts, strongly supported by Bungil Shire Council's Arts & Cultural Policy

Injune's local arts group, the Injune Public Space Art Group (IPSAG) is leading the development of Henricks Park. opposite the Injune Information Centre.

Climate

Injune has a subtropical climate with warm to hot summers and cool winters with rainfall concentrated in the summer months. A record low temperature of −8.0 °C (17.6 °F) is one of the coldest temperatures recorded in Queensland outside of the Darling Downs and Granite Belt along with the record low in nearby Mitchell.

Climate data for Injune
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 43.8
(110.8)
42.2
(108)
40.1
(104.2)
35.9
(96.6)
33.3
(91.9)
30.0
(86)
34.2
(93.6)
36.1
(97)
39.3
(102.7)
40.5
(104.9)
42.4
(108.3)
44.1
(111.4)
44.1
(111.4)
Average high °C (°F) 33.6
(92.5)
32.1
(89.8)
30.8
(87.4)
27.7
(81.9)
23.4
(74.1)
20.3
(68.5)
20.0
(68)
22.3
(72.1)
26.1
(79)
29.4
(84.9)
31.4
(88.5)
33.1
(91.6)
27.5
(81.5)
Average low °C (°F) 19.6
(67.3)
19.1
(66.4)
16.4
(61.5)
11.9
(53.4)
7.7
(45.9)
4.5
(40.1)
3.1
(37.6)
4.4
(39.9)
8.1
(46.6)
12.7
(54.9)
15.9
(60.6)
18.1
(64.6)
11.8
(53.2)
Record low °C (°F) 10.6
(51.1)
9.4
(48.9)
3.6
(38.5)
-0.8
(30.6)
-4.4
(24.1)
-6.7
(19.9)
-8.0
(17.6)
-6.2
(20.8)
-3.3
(26.1)
-0.4
(31.3)
3.1
(37.6)
6.6
(43.9)
-8.0
(17.6)
Rainfall mm (inches) 88.9
(3.5)
88.8
(3.496)
62.2
(2.449)
41.8
(1.646)
33.3
(1.311)
30.3
(1.193)
29.3
(1.154)
25.2
(0.992)
26.0
(1.024)
47.2
(1.858)
72.4
(2.85)
89.1
(3.508)
634.5
(24.98)
Avg. rainy days (≥ 0.2mm) 7.7 7.0 5.3 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.6 3.3 3.7 5.9 7.0 8.2 63.4
Source: Bureau of Meteorology
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