Where are the tropical areas in Australia?
People also ask, which parts of Australia are tropical?
The largest part of Australia is desert or semi-arid. Only the south-east and south-west corners have a temperate climate and moderately fertile soil. The northern part of the country has a tropical climate, varying between tropical rainforests, grasslands and desert.
Likewise, where is the hottest place in Australia? The highest temperature ever recorded in the country was 123 degrees on Jan. 2, 1960, in Oodnadatta, a remote outback town in South Australia. On Wednesday, the hottest place on the continent was Birdsville, Queensland, which reached 117 degrees.
Likewise, people ask, is Australia in the tropical zone?
Australia is in the southern hemisphere and the seasons are opposite to those in Europe and North America. There are two climatic zones: the tropical zone (in the north above the Tropic of Capricorn) and the temperate zone.
What are the climate zones in Australia?
Climate zone map: Australia wide
- Climate zone 1 - high humidity summer, warm winter.
- Climate zone 2 - warm humid summer, mild winter.
- Climate zone 3 - hot dry summer, warm winter.
- Climate zone 4 - hot dry summer, cool winter.
- Climate zone 5 - warm temperate.
- Climate zone 6 - mild temperate.
- Climate zone 7 - cool temperate.
- Climate zone 8 - alpine.