It's what draws millions of expats and holidaymakers year-on-year.
But it seems Australia's famous climate is in fact more like scores of others around the world than first thought.
Sydney is in fact more akin to Argentina's Buenos Aires while Melbourne is like Freemont in western California, according to a new analogue map.
It was created by comparing each of the city's average highest and lowest temperatures alongside its Koppen Classification which is the universal tool for categorising climates.
According to the results, Uluru has the same climate as the Sahara Desert which can soar to more than 40C in summer.
Brisbane, which has an average summer temperature of 26C, has a similar climate to Sao Paolo in Brazil while Cairns, a haven for beach bums and wildlife, is like Miami.