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What type of climatic Pattern is experienced by Australia?

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1. Australia contains the second largest area of extremely arid land in the world.

2. The Tropic of Capricorn divides the Australia into two equal parts.

3. The Northern half is in the warm tropical zone and the southern half is in the cool temperate zone.

4. The north coastal region experiences monsoon type of climate and there is a heavy rainfall during summer.

5. The east coastal region receives good rainfall from south east trade wind.

6. The hot desert climate extends from central lowlands to western shores.

7. The rainfall in this region is less than 25cm per annum. 

8. Mediterranean type of climate prevails in the southern tip of Australia in the region around Perth and Adelaide.

9. Tasmania gets rain throughout the year from westerly winds.

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