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 February 2018

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) system is indicating a neutral (40-60%) chance of exceeding median rainfall for February to April 2018 for the majority of the grainbelt.

Seasonal Climate Outlook January 2018

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) system is indicating less than 40% chance of exceeding median rainfall for January 2018 to February 2018 for the majority of the wheatbelt.

Seasonal Climate Outlook December 2017

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) system is indicating less than 40% chance of exceeding median rainfall for summer, December 2017 to February 2018 for the majority of the wheatbelt.

Seasonal Climate Outlook November 2017

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) system is indicating neutral chance (40-60%) of exceeding median rainfall for November 2017 to January 2018 for most of the South West Land Division which includes the Wheatbelt.

Seasonal Climate Outlook October 2017

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast system is indicating mixed chances of exceeding median rainfall for October to December 2017 for the south-west land division which includes the wheatbelt.

Seasonal Climate Outlook September 2017

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) system is indicating below median rainfall for the majority of the South-West Land Division (which includes the wheatbelt) for spring, September to November 2017.

Seasonal Climate Outlook August 2017

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) system is indicating below median rainfall for the majority of the South-West Land Division (which includes the wheatbelt) for August to October 2017.

Seasonal Climate Outlook July 2017

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) system is indicating below median rainfall is likely for the majority of the South-West Land Division (including the wheatbelt) for July to September 2017.

Seasonal Climate Outlook June 2017

The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia’s Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) system is indicating below median rainfall for the majority of the South-West Land Division (which includes the wheatbelt) for winter (June to August) and June to October 2017.

Seasonal Climate Outlook May 2017

The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia’s Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) system is indicating below median rainfall for the majority of the South-West Land Division (which includes the wheatbelt) for June to July and June to October 2017.The month of May is not...

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