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Thursday, 27 October 2011

2012 Calendar on sale in November

The southern lights over Mawson Base, Antarctica
The southern lights over Mawson Base, Antarctica

The Bureau is focused on the weather, right? Well, yes – but we also work in space weather, oceans and rivers, and a range of environmental information.

The Bureau's stunning 2012 Australian Weather Calendar looks beyond meteorology and explores environmental intelligence as an important theme. The calendar features 13 spectacular photographs of Australia's land, sea, rivers and skies.

Photo submissions are sought for the 2013 calendar until 31 March 2012.

Read about the Bureau's 2012 calendar.


Tuesday, 25 October 2011

National map of probability of exceeding median rainfall
National map of probability of exceeding median rainfall

The Bureau's seasonal rainfall outlook for November 2011–January 2012 favours a wetter than usual period over large parts of northern, eastern and southwest Australia.

Read more about Odds on wet.


Tuesday, 20 September 2011

National map of probability of exceeding median rainfall
National map of probability of exceeding median rainfall

A wetter than usual October–December 2011 is favoured over northern Australia and western parts of Western Australia, while drier times are expected over Tasmania and southern Victoria according to the Bureau's seasonal rainfall outlook.

Read more about Wetter season favoured for northern Australia.


Thursday, 8 September 2011

Water Accounting Consultation Paper

Cover of the Assurance Engagements for General Purpose Water Accounting Report
Assurance Engagements for General Purpose Water Accounting Report

The Auditing and Assurance Standards Board and the Water Accounting Standards Board have issued a joint consultation paper: Assurance Engagements for General Purpose Water Accounting Report . Input is sought from stakeholders in relation to the development of a standard for assurance engagements on general purpose water accounting reports.

Read about the consultation paper


National map of probability of exceeding median rainfall
National map of probability of exceeding median rainfall

The Bureau's national climate outlook for spring (September–November) shows that it is likely to be wetter than normal over southwestern Western Australia and southwest Queensland, while drier conditions are expected through parts of southern Australia.

Read more about Mixed rainfall predictions for spring.


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