Monday, 20 July 2020

Murrumbidgee River, Gundagai, 2019
Murrumbidgee River, Gundagai, 2019

This article provides a climate and water outlook for the Murray–Darling Basin. Recent water availability conditions are linked to the seasonal outlook through September 2020. Historic water availability trends are discussed in terms of projected longer term trends due to climate change.

Read more about Murray–Darling Basin Hydro-Climate Outlook 2020.

Monday, 29 June 2020

July 2020 rainfall outlook

This article explains the late shift in the winter 2020 rainfall outlook and provides links to background information on climate drivers.

Read more about Climate Outlooks – the late shift in the winter 2020 rainfall outlook, and why.

Friday, 2 August 2019

The Warrego River, John Carnemolla, May 24 2019
The Warrego River, John Carnemolla, May 24 2019

In late March 2019, rainfall associated with ex-tropical cyclone Trevor delivered much-needed relief to the Warrego and Paroo river catchments. 

Read more about Flows in the Warrego and Paroo - Autumn 2019.

Sunday, 30 June 2019

Byrock Rock Holes, NSW. Photo by Mark Wilgar

The 2018-19 financial year was the second warmest financial year on record. Dry conditions prevailed across much of Australia, aside from central and northern Queensland which experienced very much above average rainfall.

Read more about Climate of the 2018-19 financial year.

Thursday, 16 May 2019

Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre accredited Sue Manniche
Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre, 2 April 2019. Credit: Sue Manniche

Over six Sydney Harbours worth of water passed through Birdsville on its way to Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre between the start of February and end of April, with plenty more to come. 

Read more about Flows into Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre – Autumn 2019.

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