Tag: Weather

Posts that relate to the weather and seasons.

‘First look’ climate outlook drier for some in June-August 2019

WINTER is likely to be drier than average for much of Queensland, NSW, Victoria, southeast SA, northern Tasmania, the NT, and northern and far southwest WA according to the Bureau of Meteorology’s ‘first look’ forecast for the period released today. ..Read More Source: Sheep Central ‘First look’ climate outlook drier for some in June-August… Read more »

‘First look’ climate outlook for Jun-Aug 2019

Winter is likely to be drier than average for much of Queensland, NSW, Victoria, southeast SA, northern Tasmania, the NT, and northern and far southwest WA according to the Bureau of Meteorology’s ‘first look’ forecast for the period released today. ..Read More Source: Beef Central ‘First look’ climate outlook for Jun-Aug 2019

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 15 May 2019

A cold front brought light to moderate falls to southern parts of South Australia at the start of the week, while a vigorous cold front and a complex low pressure system produced moderate to locally heavy falls to parts of southeastern Australia, including Tasmania during the middle of the week…Read More Source: Beef Central Weekly… Read more »

Tropical Cyclone Ann approaching Australia

A tropical cyclone approaching north Queensland could cause rain and storms in multiple states and territories later this week, according to Weatherzone…Read More Source: Beef Central Tropical Cyclone Ann approaching Australia

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 8 May 2019

A cold front and an associated complex low pressure system produced moderate falls over parts of southern Australia and New South Wales, while a surface trough, extending from the Top End to southeastern Queensland, produced thunderstorms and moderate falls…Read More Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 8 May 2019

Rain, hail or shine, weather forecasting is about to enter a new era

The weather serves as both a great unifier and obsession for most Australians and now the Bureau of Meteorology is about to bring in the next generation of online forecasting technology. Source: ABC Grain Rain, hail or shine, weather forecasting is about to enter a new era

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 1 May 2019

SURFACE and upper level troughs produced widespread moderate falls in eastern, central and southern Queensland, and a series of cold fronts tracked across southern Australia, producing moderate falls in western Tasmania…Read More Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 1 May 2019

Seasonal climate outlook May-July 2019

Most of eastern and southern Australia have no strong tendency towards eitehr above or below average rainfall for the three months from May to July, according to the Bureau of Meteorology’s latest seasonal climate outlook released today. ..Read More Source: Sheep Central Seasonal climate outlook May-July 2019

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 24 April 2019

A SERIES of cold fronts has tracked across southern Australia, producing moderate falls in some areas. Onshore flow, and an upper level low and surface trough brought moderate falls to parts of eastern Australia…Read More Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 24 April 2019

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 17 Apr 2019

Broad surface troughs and cold fronts triggered thunderstorms and showers with moderate fall across large parts of Western Australia, while onshore flow produced showers in the Cape York Peninsula, parts of the east coast of Queensland and northern New South Wales…Read More Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 17 Apr 2019

‘First look’ climate outlook for May-July 2019

May to July is likely to be drier than average over some parts of eastern Australia, but wetter for parts of inland WA, and scattered parts of the northern Australian coastline, acording to the Bureau of Meteorology’s ‘first look’ seasonal climate outlook for May, June and July, released today…Read More Source: Beef Central ‘First… Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 10 Apr 2019

The monsoon trough and embedded tropical systems produced moderate falls across northern tropical Australia, while a series of cold fronts tracked across southern Australia, generating moderate falls in Tasmania…Read More Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 10 Apr 2019

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 3 Apr 2019

Ex-tropical cyclone Trevor produced heavy falls from western to central Queensland, with heavy falls also over the eastern Top End, while a cold front and pre-frontal trough tracked across southeast Australia, and brought moderate falls to much of eastern Australia…Read More Source: Beef Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 3 Apr 2019

Seasonal climate outlook April-June 2019

In a substantial turnaround since last month, BOM’s latest three-month weather outlook suggests the chance of April to June rainfall being above median is close to 50pc across the country, meaning there is no indication that the coming three months will be significantly wetter or drier than average…Read More Source: Sheep Central Seasonal climate… Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 27 March 2019

Severe tropical cyclone Trevor produced heavy falls in the Cape York Peninsula and Gulf Country; also the north tropical Queensland coast. Severe tropical cyclone Veronica approached the northwest coast near Port Hedland, bringing heavy falls to the Pilbara coast…Read More Source: Beef Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 27 March 2019

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 20 Mar 2019

A coastal trough and associated low produced showers and thunderstorms, with moderate to heavy falls along the east coast of Australia, while a monsoon trough and embedded tropical systems generated moderate falls across northern Australia…Read More Source: Beef Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 20 Mar 2019

Likelihood of El Niño in 2019 increasing: BOM

The Bureau of Meteorology says the chances of El Niño developing in 2019, a weather pattern associated with drier than average winter-spring conditions for eastern Australia, have increased. ..Read More Source: Beef Central Likelihood of El Niño in 2019 increasing: BOM

‘First look’ climate outlook for April-June 2019

There are ‘near-equal’ chances of a wetter or drier three months for most of Australia, according to the Bureau of Meteorology’s ‘first-look’ climate outlook for April to June 2019. ..Read More Source: Beef Central ‘First look’ climate outlook for April-June 2019

‘First look’ climate outlook for April-June 2019

There are ‘near-equal’ chances of a wetter or drier three months for most of Australia, according to the Bureau of Meteorology’s ‘first-look’ climate outlook for April to June 2019. ..Read More Source: Sheep Central ‘First look’ climate outlook for April-June 2019

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 13 March 2019

A SERIES of cold fronts and troughs brought light to moderate falls to southwest and southeast Australia, while a surface and upper-level trough produced moderate falls in northern and eastern Queensland…Read More Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 13 March 2019

Drought registrations spike

The number of farmers registering for drought assistance has hit the highest level in the past five months, according to rural charity Rural Aid…Read More Source: Beef Central Drought registrations spike

Rain has had little effect as almost 100 percent of NSW stays in drought – NSW DPI

RAINFALL across New South Wales in January February had little impact on the widespread drought conditions due to high temperatures and evaporation, according to the NSW Department of Primary Industries’ latest seasonal update. Farmers have also been warned about the low level of climate forecasting at this time of the year…Read More Source: Sheep Central Rain… Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 6 Mar 2019

THUNDERSTORMS and showers developed along broad areas of low pressure across northern Australia, while an onshore flow and associated showers generated moderate falls along the Queensland and New South Wales east coast…Read More Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 6 Mar 2019

Seasonal climate outlook May-May 2019

AUTUMN is likely to be drier than average over most of eastern Australia and slightly wetter than average over inland western Western Australia, according to the Bureau of Meteorology’s climate and water outlook for February to April 2019, released this morning. ..Read More Source: Sheep Central Seasonal climate outlook May-May 2019

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 27 Feb 2019

Broad areas of low pressure across northern Australia produced thunderstorms and moderate fall, while onshore flow produced moderate falls along the east coast of Queensland and New South Wales…Read More Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 27 Feb 2019

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 20 Feb 2019

A cold front and pre-frontal trough brought light falls to southern Victoria, and moderate falls in western Tasmania. Thunderstorms and showers produced light to moderate falls across northern Australia throughout the week. ..Read More Source: Beef Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 20 Feb 2019

‘First look’ seasonal climate outlook for Mar-May 2019

The Bureau of Meteorology’s ‘first look’ at conditions for March through to May indicates that rainfall is likely to be below average for much of northern Australia, with warmer than average days and nights very likely across the country…Read More Source: Sheep Central ‘First look’ seasonal climate outlook for Mar-May 2019

‘First look’ seasonal climate outlook for Mar-May 2019

The Bureau of Meteorology’s ‘first look’ at conditions for March through to May indicates that rainfall is likely to be below average for much of northern Australia, with warmer than average days and nights very likely across the country. ..Read More The post ‘First look’ seasonal climate outlook for Mar-May 2019 appeared first on Beef… Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 13 Feb 2019

An embedded tropical low on the monsoon tough produced very heavy falls in the Gulf Country and Queensland’s northern interior. The highest weekly total was 505 mm at Paluma Ivy Cottage, northwest of Townsville in Queensland…Read More The post Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 13 Feb 2019 appeared first on Sheep Central. Source: Sheep… Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 6 Feb 2019

The active monsoon trough brought moderate to heavy falls to parts of northern Australia, while a tropical low over northwest Queensland, embedded on an active monsoon trough, resulted in heavy falls and flooding in northern Queensland. The post Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 6 Feb 2019 appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef… Read more »

Jan 2019 Australia’s hottest month since records began in 1910

The Bureau of Meteorology will today release its January climate summaries, showing the month was Australia’s warmest on record. The post Jan 2019 Australia’s hottest month since records began in 1910 appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central Jan 2019 Australia’s hottest month since records began in 1910

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 30 Jan 2019

The monsoon trough enhanced convective activity over the northern tropics during the week, with heavy falls recorded on Queensland’s north tropical coast. Tropical cyclone Riley developed off the Kimberley coast in Western Australia and brought moderate falls to the Pilbara. The post Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 30 Jan 2019 appeared first on Beef Central. … Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 23 Jan 2019

Thunderstorms and showers produced moderate falls in northern Australia, while a surface trough and upper level disturbance led to thunderstorms and moderate rainfall over parts of eastern New South Wales. The post Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 23 Jan 2019 appeared first on Sheep Central. Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 23 Jan… Read more »

Seasonal climate outlook Feb-Apr 2019

Rainfall from February to April is likely to be below average for much of Western Australia, western South Australia, and much of eastern and southeastern Australia, with warmer than average days and nights are likely across the country. according to BOM’s latest three monthly outlook released today. The post Seasonal climate outlook Feb-Apr 2019 appeared… Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 16 Jan 2019

A trough linked with remnants of ex-tropical cyclone Penny and produced moderate falls in northern Queensland, while a trough brought moderate falls to eastern New South Wales. The post Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 16 Jan 2019 appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 16 Jan 2019

Seasonal climate outlook Jan-Mar 2019

Rainfall from January to March is likely to be below average for Western Australia, parts of the Northern Territory and eastern mainland Australia, with warmer than average days and nights also likely, according to BOM’s latest three monthly outlook released today. The post Seasonal climate outlook Jan-Mar 2019 appeared first on Sheep Central. Source:… Read more »

State of the Climate 2018: Bureau of Meteorology and CSIRO

The Australian Bureau of Meteorology and CSIRO have today released their fifth biennial State of the Climate report. The post State of the Climate 2018: Bureau of Meteorology and CSIRO appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central State of the Climate 2018: Bureau of Meteorology and CSIRO

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 19 Dec 2018

A complex area of low pressure developed over Victoria, and brought moderate to locally heavy falls the southeast, while Tropical cyclone Owen brought heavy falls to the northern tropics and east coast of Queensland. The post Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 19 Dec 2018 appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central Weekly rainfall… Read more »

Two severe weather systems to impact eastern Australia

The Bureau of Meteorology is warning of the potential for severe weather throughout significant areas of eastern Australia in the coming days as two weather systems bring rain and thunderstorms across a large area. The post Two severe weather systems to impact eastern Australia appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central Two severe… Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 12 Dec 2018

Broad low pressure troughs produced moderate falls through Western Australia and northern and eastern Australia, while heavy falls were recorded in the north tropical Queensland coast after ex-tropical cyclone Owen crossed near Port Douglas. The post Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 12 Dec 2018 appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central Weekly… Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 5 Dec 2018

BROAD low pressure troughs produced moderate falls in northern and central Australia, while a deep low pressure system off the New South Wales coast produced locally heavy falls in Sydney, the Illawarra and Central Tablelands districts. The highest weekly total was 222 mm at Faulconbridge in the Central Tablelands of New South Wales. The post… Read more »

Seasonal climate outlook Dec 2018 – Feb 2019

Summer rainfall is forecast to be below average across much of northern Australia, with warmer than average days and nights likely, according to the Bureau of Meteorology’s three month seasonal climate outlook for December to February. The post Seasonal climate outlook Dec 2018 – Feb 2019 appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central … Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 28 Nov 2018

Surface troughs generated storms and showers in northern, central and eastern Australia, while a series of cold fronts and associated low pressure systems produced moderate fall in the southeast. The post Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 28 Nov 2018 appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 28… Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 21 Nov 2018

A weak cold front resulted in light to moderate falls in southeast Australia at the start of the week, while a broad surface troughs across northern Australia produced thunderstorms and showers with moderate falls. The post Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 21 Nov 2018 appeared first on Sheep Central. Source: Sheep Central Weekly… Read more »

Not all forecasts predicting as dry a summer as BOM

The development of a positive Southern Annular Mode (SAM) and the chance of the Madden-Julian Oscillation (MJO) holding strength as it passes over Australia raises the possibility of increased moisture patterns over summer The post Not all forecasts predicting as dry a summer as BOM appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central Not… Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 14 Nov 2018

A cloudband produced moderate falls from central to southeast Australia, and surface troughs resulted in moderate falls across the west, central and east of Australia. The post Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 14 Nov 2018 appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 14 Nov 2018

Weird, wild and wonderful weather in BOM’s 2019 Calendar

From Antarctica to the Top End and lightning to icicles, climate extremes and everything in between are on display in the Australian Weather Calendar for 2019. The post Weird, wild and wonderful weather in BOM’s 2019 Calendar appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central Weird, wild and wonderful weather in BOM’s 2019 Calendar

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 7 Nov 2018

Broad surface troughs produced showers and thunderstorms in central, northern and eastern Australia, while a cold front and pre-frontal trough brought moderate falls to parts of southeast Australia. The highest weekly total was 110 mm at Byfield Childs Road in central Queensland. The post Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 7 Nov 2018 appeared first on… Read more »

Seasonal climate outlook Nov 2018 – Jan 2019

November to January is likely to be drier than average for large parts of Australia, according to the latest three monthly seasonal climate outlook statement released by the Bureau of Meteorology this morning. The post Seasonal climate outlook Nov 2018 – Jan 2019 appeared first on Sheep Central. Source: Sheep Central Seasonal climate outlook… Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 24 Oct 2018

Broad surface troughs across northern and eastern Australia produced moderate falls during the week, while cold fronts brought further falls to southeastern Australia. The post Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 24 Oct 2018 appeared first on Sheep Central. Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 24 Oct… Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 17 Oct 2018

A persistent surface trough and onshore flow brought moderate falls to southeastern Queensland and northeastern New South Wales, while troughs and a cold front tracked across southwest Western Australia throughout the week, producing  moderate falls in the southwest and southern coasts of the State. The post Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 17… Read more »

‘First look’ climate outlook released for Nov 18-Jan 19

The ‘first-look’ November 2018 to January 2019 rainfall and temperature outlook forecast issued today suggests below-average rainfall will be likely for much of eastern Australia, with warmer than average temperatures for much of the continent. The post ‘First look’ climate outlook released for Nov 18-Jan 19 appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central … Read more »

Eastern drought pushes Australian winter crop forecast lower

Australian winter crop production estimates continue to tumble as drought grips the eastern cropping regions, with INTL FCStone the latest crop-watcher to downgrade its projections for wheat, barley and canola. The post Eastern drought pushes Australian winter crop forecast lower appeared first on Grain Central. Source: Grain Central Eastern drought pushes Australian winter crop… Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 10 Oct 2018

WELCOME rain over the past week in parts of New South Wales experiencing rainfall deficiencies, while low pressure systems and associated troughs produced rainfall for south west and south east Australia. The post Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 10 Oct 2018 appeared first on Sheep Central. Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain… Read more »

Bureau of Meteorology releases 2018-19 Tropical Cyclone Outlook

The Bureau of Meteorology’s 2018-19 Tropical Cyclone Outlook released this morning shows fewer tropical cyclones than usual are likely for the coming cyclone season from October through to April 2019. The post Bureau of Meteorology releases 2018-19 Tropical Cyclone Outlook appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central Bureau of Meteorology releases 2018-19 Tropical Cyclone… Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 3 Oct 2018

A series of surface level troughs produced moderate falls and thunderstorms across southeast Queensland and northeast New South Wales, while complex low pressure systems in southern Western Australia generated moderate falls along the west and south coasts and southern Goldfields District. The post Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 3 Oct 2018 appeared… Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 26 Sept 2018

Rainfall was generally restricted to coastal areas of the east and south of the country, and Tasmania. Cold fronts and onshore flow produced moderate falls in western Tasmania, southern VIC, and the north coast of NSW, while isolated thunderstorms brought light falls in the Kimberley in WA and the NT’s southwest. The post Weekly rainfall wrap +… Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 25 Sept 2018

RAINFALL was generally restricted to coastal areas of the east and south of the country, and Tasmania. Cold fronts and onshore flow produced moderate falls in western Tasmania, southern Victoria, and the north coast of New South Wales, while isolated thunderstorms brought light falls in the Kimberley in Western Australia, and the south west of the Northern… Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 19 Sept 2018

Cold fronts and troughs produced light to moderate falls over southern coastal regions of Australia, while moderate falls were recorded across western Tasmania, due to a series of strong cold fronts and associated low pressure systems. The post Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 19 Sept 2018 appeared first on Beef Central. … Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 12 Sept 2018

Onshore flow brought moderate falls to the east coast between central Queensland and northeastern New South Wales at the start of the week, while a low and a cold front produced moderate falls over southeastern Australia mid-week. The post Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 12 Sept 2018 appeared first on Sheep Central. … Read more »

NSW remains in drought and southern Australia faces higher fire risk

ALMOST all of New South Wales remains in drought despite recent rainfall, and large parts of southern Australia face above normal bushfire potential over the coming months. The post NSW remains in drought and southern Australia faces higher fire risk appeared first on Sheep Central. Source: Sheep Central NSW remains in drought and southern… Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 5 Sept 2018

At the start of the week, a strong cold front followed by a complex low pressure system tracked over southwestern parts of WA, with the associated cloudband and embedded thunderstorms generating moderate falls in the South West Land Division and Goldfields District in WA. The cold front and a weak low moved through SA, and… Read more »

Seasonal climate outlook Sep-Nov 2018

Spring is more likely to be drier than average for southwest WA, most of SA, the southern NT, inland NSW (west of the divide), Victoria, Tasmania, and northern Queensland, according to the Bureau of Meteorology’s three-month climate outlook statement released this morning. The post Seasonal climate outlook Sep-Nov 2018 appeared first on Sheep Central. … Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 29 August 2018

A cold front and associated low pressure system produced moderate falls in southern Western Australia and southwest South Australia early in the week, while a low pressure system and trough produced moderate falls in parts of southern Queensland and eastern New South Wales. The post Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 29 August 2018… Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 22 August 2018

A series of cold fronts tracked across southern Australia, producing moderate falls in southwest and southeastern Australia. Heavy falls were recorded across western Tasmania, due to vigorous cold fronts and associated low pressure systems. The post Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 22 August 2018 appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef… Read more »

‘First look’ seasonal climate outlook released for Sep-Nov 2018

September and October likely to be drier than average for most of northern, eastern and southern Australia, with daytime temperatures likely to be above average for much of the country, according to the Bureau of Meteorology’s ‘first look’ seasonal climate outlook for September to November 2018, released this morning. The post ‘First look’ seasonal climate… Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 15 August 2018

Two cold fronts generated moderate falls in southwestern and southeastern Australia, while Western Tasmania had wet and windy conditions throughout the week. The post Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 15 August 2018 appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 15 August 2018

Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 8 August 2018

Thunderstorms produced moderate falls in western, central and northeastern Victoria, elevated areas of the Snowy Mountains in New South Wales, and in northwest Tasmania, while another cold front moved north over the South West Land Division, bringing cold southwest to southerly winds in the wake of the front and further moderate falls to the South West… Read more »

How can I help? The dos and don'ts of drought donation

The devastation of the drought has captured the nation’s attention, and thousands of people want to know the best way to help. Source: ABC Livestock How can I help? The dos and don’ts of drought donation

Weekly rainfall wrap + 14-day rain outlook, 1 August 2018

Rainfall deficiencies over 6 months have increased both in extent and severity for most of New South Wales, agricultural and east pastoral regions of South Australia, northern Victoria and southern coastal Western Australia. The post Weekly rainfall wrap + 14-day rain outlook, 1 August 2018 appeared first on Sheep Central. Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall… Read more »

Drought through the eyes of a 16-year-old

As her family’s farm started being destroyed by what she calls “the disease”, teenager Zara King picked up a camera and drone to record it. Source: ABC Livestock Drought through the eyes of a 16-year-old

Seasonal climate outlook Aug-Oct 2018

August to October is likely to be drier than average for most of mainland Australia. Chances are highest in the southeast, where there is a greater than 80pc chance of a drier season for northern Victoria and southern NSW. The post Seasonal climate outlook Aug-Oct 2018 appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central … Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 25 July 2018

A series of cold fronts and troughs embedded in a vigorous westerly flow brought moderate falls to the north and west of Western Australia’s South West Land Division and southern Goldfields and southeastern South Australia, parts of western Victoria and northern Tasmania. The post Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 25 July 2018 appeared… Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 18 July 2018

A weak low pressure system over Victoria produced moderate falls in southeastern South Australia and western Victoria, while a series of cold fronts tracked across the south, generating moderate falls along the South West Land Division in Western Australia, and in western and northern Tasmania. The post Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 18… Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 11 July 2018

A series of cold fronts tracked across southern Australia during the week, producing moderate falls, while a vigorous southwesterly airflow resulted in damaging winds and moderate falls in Tasmania, the Victorian Alps and Snowy Mountains in New South Wales. The post Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 11 July 2018 appeared first on… Read more »

Patchy rains bring mixed fortunes to eastern croppers

A rain front that passed over the parched eastern Australia cropping belt in the past few days brought solid falls to parts of Queensland and the western farming regions of New South Wales, but largely missed the desperately dry northern NSW slopes and Hunter Valley. The post Patchy rains bring mixed fortunes to eastern croppers… Read more »

Seasonal climate outlook Jul-Sep 2018

July to September is likely to be drier than average in northern and eastern mainland Australia, according to the Bureau of Meteorology’s latest three monthly seasonal climate outlook statement released today. The post Seasonal climate outlook Jul-Sep 2018 appeared first on Sheep Central. Source: Sheep Central Seasonal climate outlook Jul-Sep 2018

Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 27 June 2018

Cold fronts generated light falls along the southern coast of Australia and moderate falls in western Tasmania. A trough produced showers and moderate falls from the central to southeastern coast of New South Wales. The highest weekly total was 105 mm at Careys Peak (Barrington Tops) in New South Wales. The post Weekly rainfall wrap… Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 20 June 2018

A series of cold fronts produced moderate falls in southeastern Australia, with snow falling in Alpine regions, while a surface trough and cold front generated moderate falls in western and southern Western Australia. The post Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 20 June 2018 appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central Weekly… Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 13 June 2018

A rainband produced moderate to locally heavy falls in the northwest of Western Australia, while a coastal trough and southeasterly onshore winds generated moderate falls along the east coast of New South Wales and southeastern Queensland. The post Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 13 June 2018 appeared first on Sheep Central. Source:… Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 6 June 2018

A series of cold fronts produced moderate falls across southern Australia, with heavy rain along the west coast at the end of the week. Showers associated with a coastal trough generated moderate fall along the east coast of New South Wales. The post Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 6 June 2018 appeared… Read more »

PM and senior ministers talk drought in western NSW, Qld

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has taken his drought “listening tour” through New South Wales and Queensland, visiting Dubbo, Trangie, Narromine, Blackall and heading to Charleville, and Boulia on a three-day tour with senior members of his cabinet. The post PM and senior ministers talk drought in western NSW, Qld appeared first on Grain Central. … Read more »

Seasonal climate outlook Jun-Aug 2018

Winter days and nights are likely to be warmer than average for most of Australia, except parts of the far north. Warm winter days are very likely in the southeast, with chances greater than 80% over NSW, Victoria, Tasmania and eastern SA. The post Seasonal climate outlook Jun-Aug 2018 appeared first on Sheep Central. … Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, May 30 2018

A strong cold front tracked across southern Australia, generating moderate falls along the west coast and parts of southeastern Australia. Moist, onshore airflow produced moderate falls along parts of the exposed east coast of Queensland and northeastern New South Wales. The post Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, May 30 2018 appeared first… Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 23 May 2018

A westerly flow and a series of embedded cold fronts produced moderate falls in southeastern Australia, while moist onshore flow brought showers and moderate fall to parts of Queensland’s east coast. The post Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 23 May 2018 appeared first on Sheep Central. Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall… Read more »

Drought still biting in more than half of Queensland

Farming families in more than half of Queensland are still battling drought, while primary producers in some areas are now entering the recovery phase following welcome summer rainfall, state farm organsiation AgForce said today. The post Drought still biting in more than half of Queensland appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central Drought… Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 16 May 2018

A complex low pressure system and vigorous cold front produced moderate falls across southeastern Australia. Heavy rainfall associated with a strong and gusty southerly airflow resulted in flooding in southeastern Tasmania. The post Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 16 May 2018 appeared first on Sheep Central. Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall… Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 9 May 2018

A series of weak cold fronts tracked across southern Australia, and generated moderate falls in western Tasmania. A surface trough and offshore low pressure system produced moderate falls along the New South Wales coast. The post Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 9 May 2018 appeared first on Sheep Central. Source: Sheep… Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 2 May 2018

A series of weak cold fronts tracked across southern Australia, and generated moderate falls in western Tasmania. A surface trough and offshore low pressure system produced moderate falls along the New South Wales coast. The post Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 2 May 2018 appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef… Read more »

Seasonal climate outlook May-July 2018

Below-average rainfall is likely from May to July for parts of southwest Western Australia and western Victoria, while temperatures are likely to be warmer than average in far southern and northern parts. The post Seasonal climate outlook May-July 2018 appeared first on Sheep Central. Source: Sheep Central Seasonal climate outlook May-July 2018

Seasonal climate outlook May-July 2018

Below-average rainfall is likely from May to July for parts of southwest Western Australia and western Victoria, while temperatures are likely to be warmer than average in far southern and northern parts. The post Seasonal climate outlook May-July 2018 appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central Seasonal climate outlook May-July 2018

Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 18 Apr 2018

Several cold fronts tracked across southeastern Australia, generating moderate falls, while broad low pressure troughs generated showers and storms in the coastal northern tropics. The post Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 18 Apr 2018 appeared first on Sheep Central. Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day rain outlook, 18… Read more »

NSW on higher state of alert as dry conditions continue

CONTINUING dry conditions across New South Wales will have a major negative impact on the state’s cropping and livestock sectors this year, NSW Department of Primary Industries’s leader on climate applications and digital agriculture Dr Anthony Clark said. The post NSW on higher state of alert as dry conditions continue appeared first on Sheep Central. … Read more »

‘First look’ seasonal climate outlook released for May-July 2018

The Bureau of Meteorology has released its ‘first look’ monthly and seasonal Climate Outlooks for May to July 2018, which point to wetter than average conditions for Tasmania and eastern Victoria extending into southeast NSW.  The post ‘First look’ seasonal climate outlook released for May-July 2018 appeared first on Beef Central. Source: Beef Central ‘First look’… Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + 8 day rain outlook, 4 Apr 2018

The remnants of ex-tropical cyclone Nora, embedded on a surface trough, produced moderate falls in the northern tropics. Tropical cyclone Iris formed in the Coral Sea, and is generating moderate to locally heavy falls about the north tropical and central Queensland coasts. The post Weekly rainfall wrap + 8 day rain outlook, 4 Apr 2018… Read more »

Seasonal climate outlook Apr-June 2018

The April to June 2018 rainfall outlook issued this morning points to wetter three months for the tropical north and far southeast Australia, but mainly neutral rainfall outlook for most areas. The post Seasonal climate outlook Apr-June 2018 appeared first on Sheep Central. Source: Sheep Central Seasonal climate outlook Apr-June 2018

What BOM’s ‘neutral’ rainfall outlook for next three months really means

Today the Bureau of Meteorology releases its end-of-month seasonal outlook for April to June, updating the initial outlook released on March 15. But you might not have seen much media coverage of it, because we’re not seeing big swings towards the attention-grabbing climate drivers like El Niño or the Indian Ocean Dipole, which can dominate… Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day outlook, 28 Mar 2018

Tropical cyclone Marcus produced moderate to heavy falls in the Top End in the Northern Territory; also in the north Kimberley in Western Australia. A cold front produced widespread rainfall and isolated thunderstorms in western Tasmania. The post Weekly rainfall wrap + 14 day outlook, 28 Mar 2018 appeared first on Sheep Central. Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap… Read more »

Weekly rainfall wrap + 21 day outlook, 14 Mar 2018

Tropical cyclone Marcus produced moderate to heavy falls in the Top End in the Northern Territory; also in the north Kimberley in Western Australia. A cold front produced widespread rainfall and isolated thunderstorms in western Tasmania. The post Weekly rainfall wrap + 21 day outlook, 14 Mar 2018 appeared first on Sheep Central. Source: Sheep Central Weekly rainfall wrap… Read more »