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What are the Australian seasons?

What are the Australian seasons?

In Australia, the seasons are defined by grouping the calendar months in the following way:

  • Spring – the three transition months September, October and November.
  • Summer – the three hottest months December, January and February.
  • Autumn – the transition months March, April and May.

What month does it rain the most in Australia?

January
While January is normally the wettest month in Australia, in 2017 it experienced an estimated 63% more rain than the average rainfall in January between the years 1961 – 1990. February and March followed a similar trend, experiencing slightly more rain than usual.

When does the winter start and end in Australia?

The climate varies greatly throughout the country’s eight states and territories and is usually opposite to the climate experienced in the northern hemisphere. Summer occurs from December until February, autumn is between March and May, winter occurs from June until August, and spring is between September and November.

How are the seasons of the year determined in Australia?

In Australia, the seasons are defined by grouping the calendar months in the following way: Spring – the three transition months September, October and November. Summer – the three hottest months December, January and February. Autumn – the transition months March, April and May. Winter – the three coldest months June, July and August.

When does the spring season start in Australia?

Autumn in Australia. (Australian Spring) Spring in Australia lasts from September to November and includes features of other three seasons. For example one can spend time on one of the inland beaches or travel to Kangaroo islands and watch blooms and blossoms.

When does the summer solstice occur in Australia?

The summer solstice occurs once a year in December when the Sun’s track across the Australian sky reaches its highest point. It is the day that has the most daylight hours of any in the year. The summer solstice usually occurs on 22 December, but can occur between 21 and 23 December.