Are you thinking of exploring the Northern Territory? Do you know when the seasons are or when you should come? Discover the climate & best time to tour the Northern Territory now!
If you are planning to visit the NT you are most likely doing one of two things, either planning a trip to the north (Darwin, or Kakadu National Park) or visiting Alice Springs/Uluru (Ayers Rock) in the south.
If you are visiting the north, it has a tropical climate with a monsoonal wet and dry season, and you should follow the link to the when to visit Darwin page for more details.
However, if you are planning on exploring the southern part of the NT just keep reading!
Alice Springs is the only major town/city in the southern part of the territory, so let us investigate the weather there as it gives the best indication of what to expect when exploring this area.
These are the average yearly temperatures from 1942 - 2012 and are sourced from www.weatherzone.com.au.
For more details please visit www.weatherzone.com.au (Alice Springs)
During the summer months of December - February when it rains, it pours down like a torrential tropical storm!. During the winter months of June - August it gets really cold at night, but because of the lack of rain it is also the most dusty time of the year.
This is what I recommend:
Note: The Northern Territory is a massive place. While this page gives a quick guide as to what to expect, and when I recommend you should visit certain areas, it is always a very good idea to check the local weather forecast before heading somewhere new. Australia is a land of extremes with anything ranging from bushfires to flooding, or even the odd cyclone. While the chances of these are minimal, it pays to be safe!
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