As Australia is located in the Southern Hemisphere, its seasons are reversed from the Northern Hemisphere. Summer will last from December through February and winter from June through August. Australia is a large country with a variable climate; however, regardless of location, the summers tend to be quite hot and the winters mild. You can get an idea of what the weather is like in various parts of the country by reviewing the information below.
The table displays the average high and low temperatures for selected cities or regions in Australia (in degrees Fahrenheit):
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Summers in Australia tend not only to be hot but also quite humid. If you will be exposed to the sun for an extended period of time, it is important to take appropriate precautions such as applying sunscreen and drinking plenty of water. Additionally, it is a good idea to bring a raincoat as certain times of the year can be quite rainy in the coastal regions.