Climate and geography
The Scenic Rim region is located about one hour's drive south of Brisbane and west of the Gold Coast. The region's boundaries stretch from Peak Crossing and Gleneagle in the north down to the New South Wales border, and from Tamborine Mountain in the east, to Aratula and the Gap National Park in the west.
The Scenic Rim Region experiences sub-tropical climatic conditions typically with warm wet summers and mild dry winters.
Temperatures range between daytime averages of mid 30oC in summer, to low 20oC in winter.
The town of Beaudesert is located 46m above sea level. The average annual rainfall is 916mm.
The Boonah township is about 80m above sea level and is located latitude-28.0067 degrees south and longitude 152.68 degrees east. Average annual rainfall for the region is 866mm, equating to an average of 89 days of rainfall.