Wet Season


The tropical regions of Australia, in the north of the country, including the equatorial and sub-tropical zones have high temperatures and high humidity and distinct wet and dry seasons.

Rain cloud

In the Australian tropics the wet season, called the monsoon season, lasts about six months, between November and March. It is hotter than the dry season, with temperatures between 30 and 50 degrees Celsius. This is because of the high humidity during the wet, which is caused by large amounts of water in the air.

Moreton Bay 3LayersDark tree

Since 1900, there have been many disastrous floods.  2011, the year of the Queensland, Brisbane and Victorian floods, recorded as the second wettest year on record.  (ref)


Photographs taken at Woody Point, Queensland, Australia

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