|National Seasonal Temperature Outlook: probabilities for February to April 2004, issued 15th January 2004|
Higher temperatures likely in Qld and NT
The Bureau's seasonal temperature outlook for late summer to mid-autumn, shows increased chances of above average daytime temperatures over much of Queensland and the northern NT. In contrast, there is an increased likelihood of a cooler than average season in parts of southeastern Australia. This outlook pattern is mainly the result of above average temperatures in the tropical Pacific Ocean, particularly the west.
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|The following climate meteorologists in the National Climate Centre can be contacted about this outlook: Grant Beard on (03) 9669 4527, Blair Trewin on (03) 9669 4603, David Jones on (03) 9669 4085, Felicity Gamble on (03) 9669 4256.|
|Regional versions of this media release are available: | Qld
Regional commentary is available from the Climate and Consultancy Sections in the Bureau's Regional Offices:
THE NEXT ISSUE OF THE SEASONAL OUTLOOK IS EXPECTED BY 17th FEBRUARY 2004.