The Northern Territory has two distinct climate zones: the tropical Top End and semi-arid Central Australia.
The Top End (which includes Darwin, Katherine, Kakadu and Arnhem Land) has a tropical climate, and has two distinct seasons -the 'Wet' season (from November to April) characterised by increased humidity followed by monsoonal rain and storms, spectacular full waterfalls and a lush green landscape; and the 'Dry' season (from May until October) with warm, dry sunny days and cool nights.
Central Australia (Alice Springs, Tennant Creek, the Barkly Tablelands and Uluru/Kata-Tjuta regions) has a semi-arid climate and large variations in temperature from season to season. In summer (December–February), average temperatures range between 20C (68F) and 35C (95F). In winter (June–August), the temperature can have an extreme range of 3–20C (37–68F). Spring and autumn in Central Australia see warm days and cool evenings.
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The most popular belief in the Northern Territory is Christian, followed by Roman Catholic.
Couples will love
Couples will love the diversity of experiences the Northern Territory has to offer. From the vast, rural outback of Alice Springs to the country charm of scattered townships in Katherine, the Northern Territory will steal your heart with its majestic, natural beauty.
Best time to go
The Northern Territory is a year-round destination, but make sure to take into account the extreme summer heat, humidity and rainfall inland, during the wet season of the Top End.