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Mount Ginini
Mount Ginini - Namadgi National Park - 2.jpg
View from Mount Ginini
Highest point
Elevation 1,762 m (5,781 ft)
Prominence 202 m (663 ft)
Geography
Location Australian Capital Territory /
New South Wales, Australia
Parent range Brindabella Ranges

Mount Ginini is a mountain with an elevation of 1,762 metres (5,781 ft) AHD  in the Brindabella Ranges that is located on the border between the Australian Capital Territory and New South Wales in Australia.

Geography

The summit of the mountain is located within the ACT, and is the third highest mountain in the Territory. The ACT portion of the mountain is located in Bimberi Nature Reserve and Namadgi National Park and the NSW portion in Kosciuszko National Park. It is often climbed by bushwalkers from Corin Dam, as it is a few hours' hike. The mountain is close to the Ginini Flats Wetlands Ramsar Site.

Facilities

The mountain is home to an Airservices Australia installation serving as part of the AERIES network and as a transceiver for communications between ATCs and aircraft. It also hosts a repeater station for the local amateur radio club. The transmitter tower is located at 35°31′46.61″S 148°46′21.06″E / 35.5296139°S 148.7725167°E / -35.5296139; 148.7725167 (Mount Ginini transmitter tower).

Climate

Mount Ginini has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) with mild summers and cold winters.

Climate data for Mount Ginini AWS (2004–)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 33.2
(91.8)
30.2
(86.4)
25.8
(78.4)
22.4
(72.3)
16.0
(60.8)
12.6
(54.7)
10.2
(50.4)
16.0
(60.8)
19.9
(67.8)
23.3
(73.9)
27.8
(82)
29.0
(84.2)
33.2
(91.8)
Average high °C (°F) 20.8
(69.4)
18.9
(66)
16.4
(61.5)
11.9
(53.4)
7.7
(45.9)
3.9
(39)
2.4
(36.3)
4.1
(39.4)
8.5
(47.3)
12.8
(55)
15.7
(60.3)
17.8
(64)
11.7
(53.1)
Average low °C (°F) 10.0
(50)
9.0
(48.2)
7.3
(45.1)
4.0
(39.2)
1.1
(34)
-1.0
(30.2)
-2.5
(27.5)
-2.0
(28.4)
0.3
(32.5)
2.9
(37.2)
5.9
(42.6)
7.3
(45.1)
3.5
(38.3)
Record low °C (°F) -1.3
(29.7)
-2.0
(28.4)
-2.0
(28.4)
-5.0
(23)
-6.4
(20.5)
-8.5
(16.7)
-8.0
(17.6)
-8.2
(17.2)
-6.6
(20.1)
-5.5
(22.1)
-6.0
(21.2)
-4.0
(24.8)
-8.5
(16.7)
Precipitation mm (inches) 74.5
(2.933)
94.4
(3.717)
78.8
(3.102)
59.9
(2.358)
57.1
(2.248)
86.8
(3.417)
101.9
(4.012)
88.5
(3.484)
90.5
(3.563)
72.8
(2.866)
108.9
(4.287)
107.9
(4.248)
1,051.2
(41.386)
Avg. precipitation days 10.9 12.7 12.0 9.9 10.0 12.1 16.4 13.6 11.8 10.2 12.2 12.4 144.2
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