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Australia in September - Best Times to Visit

The wonders of Australia have no end, from the modern sky-scrapers and bustling beaches of Sydney to the enchanting crimson outback.

Whether you are looking to visit Australia in summer or winter, we have created pages for every month of the year so you can see just what to expect (and what to wear) in this fabulous destination during any travel date.

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Temperature & What to Pack

Your holiday’s anticipated weather is dependent on which area of Australia you wish to visit. From tropical surrounds to the unforgiving desert, this country has a selection of experiences to offer those who travel there.

In the month of September, Australia celebrates its first month of Spring and temperatures within the north (with popular areas of Katherine and Darwin) have daily high temperatures of 31C, dropping to a toasty 25C of an evening. The expected rainfall is also pleasant with an expected reading of just 20mm.

As you head down into Australia’s Red Centre to Alice Springs and the world-famous Uluru (Ayers Rock), temperatures range from a chilly 11C at night to a glorious 29C at around midday. If you are heading to Alice Springs for an overnight visit, we would suggest taking summer holiday clothes with a jumper or two for the cooler evenings.

The southern cities of Adelaide, Melbourne, Canberra and Sydney have cooler temperatures which perfectly suit city explorations. With temperatures ranging between 10C and 20C with an average rainfall of around 55mm within 13 days of rain, you will find these cities to be mild and slightly damp throughout September.

Should you intend to visit Perth on the western coast, temperatures are similar to the other cities, between 10C and 20C but with a higher rainfall of 80mm over 15 days so be sure to pack some light layers and a raincoat.

What to See

Floriade – In the city of Canberra, this fabulous celebration is the definition of springtime. Bringing music, food, wine, entertainment, shopping and of course, plenty of dazzling flowers, this sunny celebration is sure to bring a smile to your face.

Desert Mob – The most “anticipated and important” celebration of Aboriginal culture and art in Australia’s calendar, those interested in the history of the outback simply must visit this wonderful celebration of tradition in the town of Alice Springs.

Broken Heel Festival – Discos, DJ’s, drag queens, drag Kings, dancing and… Glitter! This bold and proud festival pays homage to musical ‘Priscilla, Queen of the Desert’ on a mass scale. This fabulous festival takes place in Broken Hill, New South Wales every September so be sure to add it to your list of experiences if you love musicals and cabaret.

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Australia in September - Best Times to Visit

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