It's always hot in Alice Springs. On the hottest months between October to March, the humidity can give way to heavy rainfall. It can also rain at any time, so you better have a rain jacket. The temperature is at its lowest between June and July, but this could mean chilly nights so bring plenty of warm clothes as well. Make sure you have everything you need with What To Pack For Your Australian Self-Drive Holiday.
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Summer holidays are usually in mid-December to late January. Students also get two week breaks between terms, in late April, late June and late September.
In the Northern Territory, the Queen's birthday is celebrated on the second Monday of June while Labor Day is celebrated on the first Monday of May. Easter Saturday is also observed, as well as Picnic Day on the first Monday of August.
The Alice Springs Show Day is celebrated on the first Friday of July. Read more in Public Holidays In Australia.
August and September present the best weather for a trip to the Red Centre, but everybody else knows that. Tourists can swarm during these months so make sure you make early reservations for your campervan and accommodations.