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Gulf of Carpenteria showing five seasons (Wet season cyclone period from Nov to May)
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Wunthurru Lhabayi Rra-mardu Ngardaru Na-yinarramba
Early storm period Wet season proper Dry season Hot weather time Hot & Humid
  Heavy rainfall Sunny cloudless days, cool evenings Hot strong winds  
Warlungamarra Often heavy dews Dust storms Warlungamarra
    Heavy fogs    
         
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Permission to use the Yanyuwa seasonal calendar is granted by Karrakayn (Annie Isaac), a senior Law person of the Yanyuwa. www.deakin.edu.au/arts/diwurruwurru/yanyuwa/
icon Information on the Yanyuwa seasonal calendar has been provided
from research by Richard Baker. For more information visit fennerschool.anu.edu.au/people/academics/bakerr.php