References and acknowledgements

The Bureau regularly issues up-to-date statements and information about the past, current and forecast state of the climate.

The United Nations World Meteorological Organization also issues a regular El Niño and La Niña Update.

Learn more about the science

The Bureau's website and other meteorological organisations provide extensive information about climate drivers and influences.

Photograph acknowledgements

Cover photograph: Steve Davis (Scaled image above contents list in website)
Tropical cyclone activity: NASA Goddard MODIS Rapid Response Team
A timeline of events photographs: North Central Catchment Management Authority; John Ferrier; Bureau of Meteorology; Northern Territory Police and Fire Emergency Services