Perth experiences a Mediterranean climate, with hot, dry summers, and cool, wet winters, and is recognised as one of the sunniest major cities in Australia.
Summers are from December to February. Temperatures can often reach 86°F (30°C) or higher. The summer temperatures are made bearable by the sea breeze from the southwest, known locally as the 'Fremantle Doctor'.
Winters are from June to August, with the weather cool and wet, with average temperatures between 46°F (8°C) and 68°F (20°C). Rainfall and thunderstorms are commonplace during this period.
►Frequently Asked Questions About Perth answers common queries about the city
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