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Australia Weather

Australia has the driest climate on the earth, making for a warm, sunny vacation all year long. The seasons are opposite of the northern hemisphere—winter is in June, July, and August and summer is in November, December, and January. In the Australian winter, the north still stays quite temperate. However, the mountains in the south provide for some nice skiing. So if you fill the urge to ski in the middle of July, head on down to the land down under.
Major cities:

Perth:
The Australian capital averages 8 hours of sunshine everyday of the year. Temperatures average 86 F in summer and 64 F in winter. January to March are usually the hottest months, however it is not a humid heat and there is a nice ocean breeze in this city.

Sydney:
Sydney has a nice, pleasant climate, rarely reaching above 78 F even in the warmest months of December to February. Due to the cooling ocean breezes, Sydney stays mild even in the summer. During the winter time, temperatures drop no lower than 44 F, which usually occurs in June to August. Despite the drop in temperature, the sun usually shines bright all year.

Brisbane:
If going to Brisbane, pack light. Its subtropical climate allows for tanning at the beach and spending your evenings outdoors. Temperatures reach 84 F in the summer months, with evenings cooling to 69 F. The summer months stay around 69 F during the day and cool to around 55 F at night.

Cairns:
Located in the tropics, Cairns is warm all year around, with temperatures ranging from 78 to 87 F in summer and winter. There is a high annual rainfall due to the abundant rainforests.

Alice Springs:
In this desert city, temperatures reach more than 87 F with very little rain. Winter mornings and evenings get cold.