|WA Seasonal Temperature Outlook: probabilities for Summer 2005/2006, issued 16th November 2005|
50:50 chances for a hotter than average summer
The chances of exceeding the summer (Dec-Feb) average maximum temperature are close to 50% across Western Australia, the Bureau of Meteorology announced today. The outlooks are based on relationships between Pacific and Indian Ocean temperatures and Australian temperature patterns. Recent ocean temperatures have not been sufficiently warmer or cooler than average to produce a strong bias in temperature outlook odds.
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|More information on this outlook is available from 9.00am to 5.00pm (WST) Monday to Friday by contacting the Climate and Consultancy section in the Bureau's Perth Office: (08) 9263 2222.|
THE NEXT ISSUE OF THE SEASONAL OUTLOOK IS EXPECTED BY 19th DECEMBER 2005