Elcho Island, Australia

Elcho Island is a remote land, and the district of Galiwin'ku is home a large Aboriginal community. Permission to visit the district is required by law and can be obtained through government services. Elcho Island operates a community-run art center in which local artists produce crafts using materials found in the surrounding earth. Woven baskets, carvings, and jewelry are all handmade and dyed with natural methods. It is recommended that visitors wishing to visit contact the gallery well in advance, as the center may be closed for field or cultural commitments.

Language: English
Currency: Australian dollar (AUD)

Elcho Island, Australia Weather
Temperature (Fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
High 89 88 88 89 89 86 86 87 89 91 92 91
Low 77 77 76 74 72 68 66 67 69 72 77 78
Average 83 82 82 81 80 77 76 77 79 81 84 84
Temperature (Celsius)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
High 32 31 31 32 32 30 30 31 32 33 33 33
Low 25 25 24 23 22 20 19 19 21 22 25 26
Average 28 28 28 27 27 25 24 25 26 27 29 29
Precipitation
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Inches 13 12 10 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 7
Centimeters 33 30 25 13 3 0 0 0 0 0 5 18

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