Climate at Yanco Agricultural Institute
Yanco Agricultural Institute is situated in northern Riverina of NSW at an elevation of 136m and is suited for temperate horticultural production. Temperature can range from a minimum of -3ºC in winter to a maximum of 42ºC in summer with an average rainfall of 433mm.
YAI has 1068 ha of agricultural land with a wide range of soil types from grey self-mulching clays to light sandy soils. Irrigation requirements are supplied from the Burrinjuck and Blowering dams via the Murrumbidgee river and an extensive canal system.