|National Seasonal Temperature Outlook: probabilities for February to April 2005, issued 18th January 2005|
Higher temperatures likely in north and east
There is a moderate to strong shift in the odds towards above average maximum temperatures for the late summer to mid-autumn quarter (Feb-Apr) in parts of northern and eastern Australia, the Bureau of Meteorology announced today. For most other parts of the country there are no strong shifts in the odds towards either a warmer or cooler than average season. This outlook pattern is mainly the result of above average temperatures in the tropical Pacific Ocean.
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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, Felicity Gamble on (03) 9669 4256, David Jones on (03) 9669 4085|
|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 18th FEBRUARY 2005