The recent climate – news, reports and summaries

Climate influences

Monthly reviews

Annual video and statement

Significant weather


Climate summaries

After January, the monthly and seasonal National summaries are issued on the first business day of the following month. State, Territory and capital city summaries are issued a few days later.




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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