Compare the Outlooks at the archives here -
select the Temperature Outlook August 28 Warmer spring days more likely for most of the tropics and Tasmania and the Rainfall Outlook August 28 Wetter spring more likely for southeast Australia and the Top End Then compare with real world temperature anomaly maps – select maximum anomaly [...]
On October 16 I posted – October in Australia cooling off after record September heat. That trend has carried on with November being cooler than October.
Australia has seen a series of record 12 month running average warm mean temperatures.
Each monthly BoM statement discusses the above. The data for my graphic is obtained [...]
Running a check on BoM Outlooks for the two 3 monthly periods – Jul to Sep and Aug to Oct. Temperature Outlook archive here Rainfall Outlook archive here – All links should open in a new window.
National temperature outlook Jul Sep 2013 max and min temperatures Jul Sep max T actual anomalies Jul Sep [...]
I first heard this on ABC radio this morning – then this headline appeared online – Drought-affected grazier in western Queensland says shooting cattle the only humane option. Including this quote – “…xxxxxx’s station near Hughenden, east of Mount Isa, has not seen decent rain for three years…” This panel of 3 maps shows rain [...]
What do readers think of this ? Does anybody feel the need for more information other than weather forecasts we access every day now ? Smells to me like just another way to beat up normal very hot days.
Reported by Fairfax – New heatwave alert system to help save lives – Nov 7, 2013 [...]
On 4th & 5th November 2013 – you read it first here. Previous two consecutive subzero days were in 1939. I have tried searching this in Google but nothing turns up. So I am wondering if the Bureau of Meteorology has said anything. Would we have heard if it had been a two consecutive hottest [...]
Heard this on TV news last night – Chilly November nights for southern NSW and ACT The ACT saw some of the coldest temperatures, with Canberra Airport dipping to -1.5 degrees, its coldest November night since 1970.
Channel 9 TV, Weatherzone and the BoM have been claiming Brisbane, Sydney and the Hunter experienced a record hot October. Weatherzone is quoted here in the Blacktown Sun. The ABC quotes the BoM for its story – Hottest October on record for Hunter. However a quick check of monthly max historic BoM data shows most [...]
Forecast 28° – weather turned out 25° Apologies – I initially posted the forecast at 35deg which was wrong – it was 28. The 35 degrees is tomorrow, Wednesday. – In January I commented on an 8° fail. Australian Bureau of Meteorology Sydney temperature forecast 12 Jan 2013 – another amazing failure
Fascinating to check [...]
Interesting that if you make maps of “Maximum Anomaly” and “Minimum Anomaly” for various periods, 1 day and 1 week – then click on the Earlier or Later button – you can see that the heat of September has lessened as we hit mid October. Also I note both Adelaide and Melbourne have had near [...]