The Katherine Region also known as the Lower Top End is one of the five regions in the Northern Territory. It is located at the lower half of the Top End and borders with Western Australia and Queensland as well as the Gulf of Carpentaria. The Katherine region covers an area of 336,674km2.
The climate of the region is tropical monsoon with a wet and dry season. Temperatures do not fluctuate widely throughout the year, though it can range from overnight lows of 15 degrees Celsius in the dry season (April to September) to daily highs of 33 degrees Celsius in the wet season (October to March).