Seasonal outlook September to November 2014
Published Date: 28 Aug 2014
The Bureau of Meteorology has released its seasonal forecast for September to November of 2014.
The main points in the latest forecast are:
A drier than normal September to November is more likely for parts of the southeast mainland. Elsewhere, the chances of a wetter or drier than normal September to November are roughly equal.The September outlook suggests drier conditions are more likely for many parts of southern Australia in early spring.Southern Australia and parts of the northern tropics are more likely to see warmer than usual days.Warmer than average nights are more likely for the southern half of Australia and the northern Cape York Peninsula in Queensland.Climate influences include a weakening negative Indian Ocean Dipole, and near-average to warm temperatures in the tropical Pacific Ocean.