Why is it winter in Australia but summer in the US?

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It has to do with the tilt of the Earth. When the US is tilted away from the sun, Australia is tilted towards the sun, and vice versa. Thus, the seasons are reversed.
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Why does Australia have summer when England has winter?

The northern and southern hemispheres have opposite seasons because of earth's movement around the sun, turning as it goes.. Here in Australia it is cold (well, as cold as it gets) while in England it is warm summer weather.. When it is summer in the southern hemisphere (where Australia is), that (MORE)

When it is summer in Australia is it winter in the US?

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Why does Australia have summer when you have winter?

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Why is it so that when the US its summer and Australia its winter?

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Why is it winter in Australia when it is summer in Britain?

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Why is it winter in India when it is summer in Australia?

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Why is it still summer in Australia now when it is winter in North America?

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Why it is summer in Australia when it is winter in the US?

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Why does Australia experiences Winter in June whereas Italy experiences Summer in June?

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Why does Australia experience Winter in June while Italy experiences Summer in June?

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Why is it summer in Australia when it's winter in Saskatchewan?

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What is the US weather like in summer and winter?

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Can winter tires be used in summer?

If by winter tires, mean studded tires than no it not recommended to use them when the roads are clear because they will tear up the roads and are unnecessary. The reason you use studded tires is for better traction in the snow and ice.

When it is summer in the US why is it the cold season in Australia?

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What is the season in Australia when it is winter in the US?

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What are the dates for summer winter in Australia?

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Why is it summer in Australia when it's winter in Europe?

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Why is winter in Australia when summer in UK?

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When UAE celebrates Christmas in winter Australia celebrates in summer why?

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