Seasonal Climate Outlook

The Season Climate Outlook (SCO) is a monthly newsletter that summarises climate outlooks for the next three months produced by DAFWA's Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) system specifically for the Western Australian wheatbelt, and by the Australian Bureau of Meteorology. It provides a review of recent climate indicators, including ENSO (El Niño Southern Oscillation), the Indian Ocean Dipole, the Southern Annular Mode, as well as local sea surface temperature and pressures systems. At appropriate times of year it also includes an overview of the rainfall outlook for the growing season produced by the SSF.
Seasonal Climate Outlook March 2015

The Department of Agriculture and Food’s Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) system indicates below average rainfall outlook for northern parts of the south-west of WA and average rainfall outlook for elsewhere for autumn, March to May 2015.

Seasonal Climate Outlook February 2015

The Department of Agriculture and Food’s Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) system indicates average rainfall outlook for western parts of the south-west of WA and above average rainfall outlook for eastern parts for the next three months, February to April 2015.

Seasonal Climate Outlook January 2015

The Department of Agriculture and Food’s Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) system indicates below average rainfall outlook for most of the south-west of WA and above average for the Esperance region for the next three months, January to March 2015.

Seasonal Climate Outlook December 2014

The Department of Agriculture and Food’s Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) system indicates an average rainfall outlook for most of the south-west of WA for the next three months, December 2014 to February 2015.

Seasonal Climate Outlook November 2014

The Department of Agriculture and Food’s Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) system indicates average rainfall conditions, for most of the south-west of WA with a wetter than normal rainfall outlook for the eastern and southern wheatbelt for most of the  for the next three months, November to...

Seasonal Climate Outlook October 2014

The Department of Agriculture and Food’s Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) system indicates a drier than normal rainfall outlook for most of the south-west of WA for the next three months, October to December 2014.

Seasonal Climate Outlook September 2014

The Department of Agriculture and Food’s Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) system indicates a wetter than normal rainfall outlook for most of the south-west of WA for the next two months, September and October 2014.

Seasonal Climate Outlook August 2014

The Department of Agriculture and Food’s Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) system indicates a drier than normal rainfall outlook for most of the south-west of WA for the next three months, August to October 2014. Predictive skill is medium based on May...

Seasonal Climate Outlook July 2014

The Department of Agriculture and Food’s Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) system indicates a drier than normal rainfall outlook for most of the south-west of WA for the next three months, July to September 2014. ...

Seasonal Climate Outlook June 2014

The Department of Agriculture and Food’s Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) system indicates a drier than normal rainfall outlook for most of the south-west of WA for the next three months, June to August 2014. Predictive skill is medium to good based on May...

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