The recent climate – news, reports and summaries

Climate influences

Monthly reviews

Annual climate summary

Significant weather


Climate summaries

From April 2023 climate summaries have a new streamlined format.




Financial year

Archive of climate summaries

Seasonal reviews

Extended seasonal summaries from the Journal of Southern Hemisphere Earth Systems Science (PDFs).

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Summaries from earlier years are available from the JSHESS page; published papers can be searched by year.

JSHESS was formerly the Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Journal, and before that the Australian Meteorological Magazine.

Annual reviews (reports)

Reviews of Australia's annual rainfall, temperature, and significant weather and climate events (PDFs).

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