News, reports and summaries



Australian climate influences

State of the Climate

Annual climate summary

Significant weather

Climate summaries

2023 annual summaries are now available for Australia, regions and capital cities

Monthly and seasonal National summaries are generally published on the first working day of the month and regional and capital city summaries are published on the third working day.




Financial year


Australian climate history: climate summaries


Annual reviews

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

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Season 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.

Monthly reviews

Climate Updates

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