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Weather And Seasons Of Australia

Weather And Seasons Of Australia - MyDriveHoliday

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There is a large variety of climates across the different states and territories in Australia. Although most parts get a desert climate with little rainfall, other regions have tropical, sub-tropical and temperate climates. Be ready for anything with What To Pack For Your Australian Self-Drive Holiday.

Summer In December?


Visitors from the Northern Hemisphere might also be surprised that December is hot here; the seasons are reversed in Australia. Summer comes in December to February, with Autumn from March to May, Winter in June to August and Spring from September to November. Read more on special days in Public Holidays In Australia.

Weather In Capital Cities



Climate in Sydney, New South Wales

Sydney has a wonderful temperate climate, with warm summers and pleasantly cool winters. It also gets plenty of rainfall all year, especially in Autumn. The average maximum temperature in Summer is 25.5 °C (63-64 °F) while the average minimum temperature in Winter is 9°C (47°F). You can also read more on The Best Time To Visit Sydney.

Climate in Darwin, Northern Territory

There are two distinct seasons in Darwin; the dry season from April to October and the wet season from November to March. Although it is almost always humid, the weather is comfortable enough for great outdoor activities. The average maximum temperature in Summer is 32.3°C (90.3°F) and the average minimum temperature in Winter is 20.6°C (69.3°F). Read more on The Best Time To Visit Darwin.

Climate in Brisbane, Queensland

Summers are hot and humid, while winters are mostly dry and mild. Brisbane summers also bring in the most rainfall, so you'll need to have a rain jacket to go with your sunscreen. The average maximum temperature in Summer is 29°C (84°F), with an average Summer rainfall of 152.3 mm (6 inches). Find out when is The Best Time To Visit Brisbane.

Climate in Adelaide, South Australia

Adelaide is the driest of all Australian capital cities. Although the winters are cool and rainy, the summers are almost always warm and dry in Adelaide. The average maximum temperature in Summer is 27°C (82°F) and the average minimum temperature in Winter is 7.3°C (46°F). Find out when is The Best Time To Visit Adelaide.

Climate in Hobart, Tasmania

You can expect a temperate oceanic climate in Hobart, where summers are warm and winters are cool. There is moderate rainfall throughout the year, however this doesn't stop visitors from coming to enjoy the mild camping weather. The average maximum temperature in Summer is 21°C (70°F) and the average minimum temperature in Winter is 4.6°C (40.3°F). To know more about this city, read The Best Time To Visit Hobart.

Climate in Melbourne, Victoria

Melbourne is known for having “four seasons in one day”, where the weather can change dramatically from being sunny to windy to rainy and finally cold within a few hours. The truth is, it enjoys a mostly temperate climate. The average maximum temperature in Summer is 25.3°C (87.3°F) and the average minimum temperature in Winter is 6.6°C (43.6°F). Learn more about Melbourne weather in The Best Time To Visit Melbourne

Climate in Perth, Western Australia

The sunniest Australian capital has hot summers and mild winters. Summer heatwaves are regulated by a sea breeze known as the “Fremantle Doctor.”The average maximum temperature in Summer is 31°C (82°F) and the average minimum temperature in Winter is 8.3°C (47.6°F). You can read more on Perth weather in The Best Time To Visit Perth.

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