The weather is hot most of the year, the Top End
has 2seasons, dry and wet, whilst the Red Centre has the usual 4,
spring, summer, autumn, and winter. Coastal areas have heavy monsoon
rain from March to November.
Light weight cottons and
linens are advised for most of the year. Water
proofs are necessary in the northern areas during the rainy season.
A warm sweater or jacket is advised for the centre during winter
months, as evenings can be quite cool.