|National Seasonal Temperature Outlook: probabilities for February to April 2009, issued 22nd January 2009|
Warmer than normal late summer to mid-autumn favoured in northeast Australia
The national outlook for daytime temperatures averaged over late summer to mid-autumn (February to April) shows a moderate to strong shift in the odds favouring warmer than normal daytime temperatures over the tropical north, with a moderate shift in the odds towards cooler temperatures over central WA. Overnight temperatures also show mixed odds, with higher than normal temperatures more likely in northern Queensland and the NT and cooler temperatures more likely in southern Queensland into northern NSW.
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|The following climate meteorologists in the National Climate Centre can be contacted about this outlook: Lynette Bettio on (03) 9669 4165, Brad Murphy on (03) 9669 4409, David Jones on (03) 9669 4085,|
Regional commentary is available from the Climate Services Sections in the Bureau's Regional Offices:
THE NEXT ISSUE OF THE SEASONAL OUTLOOK IS EXPECTED BY 20th February 2009