Tropical Cyclone Climatology

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These maps and charts are based on a statistical analysis of past tropical cyclones tracked over the Australian Region and surrounding waters.

Tropical cyclone average distribution maps

Average annual tropical cyclone distribution for all years, La Niña, El Niño and neutral years

Average annual number of cyclonesAverage annual number of cyclones in neutral years
Average annual number of cyclones in El Nino yearsAverage annual number of cyclones in La Nina years

Tropical cyclone activity

Trend graphs

Trends in tropical cyclone activity

Trends in tropical cyclone frequency

Further cyclone climatology information

Western Australian cyclone climatology

Related Information

Climate change & variability

Cyclones and climate change