June to August 2014 outlooks issued on 27/05/14 –
The rainfall and temperature outlooks for June to August 2014 are now available on the Bureau’s website.
Key points –
• Drier than normal winter likely for southern mainland Australia
• Warmer winter likely for Australia
• Climate influences include a warming tropical Pacific Ocean and an easing of the warm eastern Indian Ocean
National temperature outlook – Chance of exceeding median maximum temperature.
Southeastern Australia rainfall: Drier winter more likely for the southeast Australian mainland
Southeastern Australia temperature: Warmer winter likely for southeast Australia
Western Australia rainfall: Drier winter likely for northwestern and southern Western Australia
Western Australia temperature: Warmer winter likely for Western Australia