Australia

Average temperature, rainfall and snowfall information is available for the following climate stations in Australia

Official name:Commonwealth of Australia
Capital:Canberra
Area:total: 7,686,850 sq km
water: 68,920 sq km
note: includes Lord Howe Island and Macquarie Island
land: 7,617,930 sq km
Climate:generally arid to semiarid; temperate in south and east; tropical in north
Location:Oceania, continent between the Indian Ocean and the South Pacific Ocean
Geographic coordinates:27 00 S, 133 00 E
Comparative Area:slightly smaller than the US contiguous 48 states
Land boundaries:0 km
Coastline:25,760 km
Terrain:mostly low plateau with deserts; fertile plain in southeast
Elevation extremes:lowest point: Lake Eyre -15 m
highest point: Mount Kosciuszko 2,229 m

Map of Australia

Map of Australia

Portions of this site are based on the CIA World Fact Book, a public-domain work
All original material copyright © 2017 climate-zone.com. All Rights Reserved.