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Australia Weather

  • Crystal clear skies
  • Sunset over central Australia
  • The sky as blue as the water
  • Dawn in the derby mudflats

Located in the southern hemisphere, Australia’s seasons are opposite to those found in the northern hemisphere.

Spring: September-November
Summer: December-February
Fall: March-May
Winter: June-August

Due to the sheer size of the continent, weather in Australia varies significantly depending on where one travels. The north is made up of tropical regions which results in high humidity and set wet and dry seasons. The wet season runs from December to March with temperatures ranging from 30 - 50 degrees celsius. Due to the high humidity and rain, flooding can happen. The dry season runs from May to October with temperatures averaging around 20 degrees Celsius.

Central Australia is made up of dry, desert regions with high daytime temperatures, but low rainfall. In the south, a temperate region exists with moderate rainfall and ranging temperatures depending on the season. In summer months, average temperatures are 30 degrees celsius while it can dip to 15 degrees celsius in winter months.

Like other continents, the temperature in Australia changes with the seasons, however, the lowest temperatures aren’t quite as drastic or comparable with other continents. Thanks to relatively few high mountains and warm oceans surrounding it, Australia’s climate and weather make for an enjoyable all-year destination.



Australia Vacation Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy-to-navigate travel information section dedicated to Australia. 

Learn about the history and culture of Australia, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Australia's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information, will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Australia for yourself. Start exploring...book one of our Australia tours today!


Extend Your Stay

Consider an additional stopover to your Australia vacation at one of Goway's South Pacific destinations. You can choose from our selection of New Zealand vacation packagesTahiti vacation packages or stay at one of our Fiji resorts or perhaps take a Cook Island vacation. This can be done stopping over en route to or from Australia.



Book your Australia tour with Goway!

With more than 250 Australia tours and experiences, Goway’s Downunder wizards can offer you many ways to explore and enjoy Australia. Choose from a simple city stopover, see the country highlights on one of our classic itineraries, enjoy an Island stay, a self-drive holiday, a Holiday of a Lifetime and more. We want to be your first choice when next you go globetrotting.

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