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Albury, a major regional city in New South Wales, Australia, is located on the Hume Highway and the northern side of the Murray River. It is the seat of local government for the council area which also bears the city’s name the City of Albury.

Albury has an urban population of 51,076 as at the 2016 Census and is separated from its twin city in Victoria, Wodonga, by the Murray River. Together, the two cities form an urban area with a population of 90,281, It is 554 kilometres from the state capital Sydney and 326 kilometres from the Victorian capital Melbourne.

Albury has a warm, temperate climate, with cool to mild winters and very warm to hot summers. Under the Köppen climate classification, Albury has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).

In summer, the mean daily maximum temperature is 30 °C with low humidity; however, this is subject to substantial daily variation. Albury’s mean annual rainfall is 701.3 millimetres, which is more than Melbourne but less than Sydney. Rain can occur all year round, but most of it falls in the winter months with July’s high mean of 82.3 mm  comparing with the March low of 37.9 mm. Albury has quite a high evaporation rate, giving the environment a more arid look compared to drier cities like Melbourne, with the city enjoying a high amount of sunshine annually. Albury gets around 108 days of clear skies annually.

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Population: 51,076 as of 2016
Established: 1839
Elevation: 165 m
Temp mean max: 22.1°c
Temp mean min: 8.7°c
Annual rainfall: 701.3mm

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