Located near the Murray River, Finley is the centre of the Berriquin irrigation scheme. The area is reminiscent of the rural heritage. This is displayed at the Mary Lawson Log Cabin and museum. The town also boasts the beautiful Finley Lake, popular for picnics and various water sports.
Europeans originally settled in the area around Finley in the early 1840s, with wheat becoming the main crop. Times of severe drought, mixed with the Great Depression of the early 1930s, forced many farmers to abandon the area. In 1935, construction on the Mulwala Canal began in order to provide employment and bring water to the area’s rich farmland.
Temperatures for Finley
Finley has hot summer temperatures. The summer high temperature for Finley is approximately 30 °c. The summer low temperature is approximately 15 °c.
Finley has mild winter temperatures. The winter high temperature for Finley is approximately 14 °c. The winter low temperature is approximately 4 °c.
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