Climate of the 2018–19 financial year
Drier than average over much of Australia, leading to an intensification of drought conditions especially in the northern half of the Murray-Darling Basin. Second-warmest financial year on record created additional water stress for many areas. Read more...
Rainfall and temperature outlooks
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About the outlooks
- About the outlooks
Information collection 'About the climate outlooks', including videos, maps, text and links.
Interpreting climate outlooks
- Animations, videos, case studies and quizzes about the Bureau's Climate Outlook service. Registration free, via COMET-MetEd