Dareton is a town in New South Wales, Australia. The town is located on the Silver City Highway, 1,025 kilometres west of Sydney and 20 kilometres from the regional centre, Mildura, across the border in Victoria.
Dareton had its genesis in 1922 with the recommendation to establish irrigation in the area. Pioneering settlers moved to the district soon after, but it was not until after World War II and the establishment of soldier settler farms that Dareton began to prosper. Dareton is named after Henry Dare who was a Water Conservation and Irrigation Commissioner and a strong advocate for the irrigation scheme.
Dareton developed as part of a post war solder settlement scheme and lies at the centre of the Coomealla Irrigation Area. The major industry is agriculture in particular the growing of grapes and citrus.
Temperatures for Dareton
Dareton has hot summer temperatures. The summer high temperature for Dareton is approximately 31 °c. The summer low temperature is approximately 15 °c.
Dareton has mild winter temperatures. The winter high temperature for Dareton is approximately 16 °c. The winter low temperature is approximately 4 °c.
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