Northern Territory has a tropical north and an arid centre. Temperatures are high during summer and moderate during winter.
In the north, the wet season lasts from October to April and the dry season is from May to September. During the wet season, the coast is vulnerable to tropical cyclones (hurricanes or typhoons).
Rainfall varies from an annual average of 1570 mm in the northern monsoonal fringe to less than 150 mm a year in the barren south. Approximately, one-third of the Territory receives more than 500 mm of rainfall a year.
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