Surrounded by rolling sand hills and grassy plains, Hopetoun is on the Henty Highway, 404 km northwest of Melbourne and 62 km north of Warracknabeal.
Further Statistics for Hopetoun can be found on the Australian Bureau of Statistics website.
The average rainfall is about 13 inches.
- Summer: Dec to Feb
- Autumn: March to May
- Winter: June to August
- Spring: September to November
Further information on our climate can be obtained from the Bureau of Meteorology.
- Celcius 40 degrees = 100 Fahrenheit
- Metric conversion: I metre = 3 feet
- 100kph = 60 mph
Farming seasons at Hopetoun
- Harvest: Nov to Dec
- Cropping: April to June
Australia’s country code is 61, then each State or Territory has a number (i.e. 03 for Victoria, which is shortened to 3), then the telephone number, e.g. 61 3 50833001 or if using a mobile phone, miss the (0) off your mobile +61 (0)123 405 678.
This information is courtesy of the Yarriambiack Shire Council.