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Bureau of Meteorology's 2024 Autumn Long-Range Forecast

29/02/2024 - National

Warmer days and nights are likely according to the Bureau of Meteorology's long-range forecast.

It shows most of Australia has at least an 80% chance of above average temperatures this autumn.

This follows a summer that is on track to be Australia's third-warmest on record nationally.

In autumn, there is a 60% to 75% chance of below median... read more...

Bureau partners with European Centre to ensure more eyes on Earth

16/02/2024 - National

The Bureau of Meteorology (the Bureau) has signed an agreement with the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) on collaboration, data and knowledge sharing and capability exchange programs.

A five-year strategic relationship agreement was signed this week by the Bureau's CEO and Director, Dr Andrew Johnson, and the Centre's Director-General, Dr Florence Rabier.

The Bureau has been invited to work with ECMWF as part of... read more...

Australia's climate in 2023: Warmer with contrasting rainfall

08/02/2024 - National

The Bureau of Meteorology has released its official record of Australia's climate, water and significant climate and weather events for 2023.

The Annual Climate Statement for 2023 includes a full analysis and description of last year's temperature, rainfall, hydrology statistics, sea ice, oceans, greenhouse gases and significant weather events.

The report confirms 2023 was warmer than average for Australia overall, while it was a year of contrast between the... read more...

Update from the Bureau of Meteorology

30/12/2023 - National

Issued Saturday 30 December 2023

The thoughts of everybody at the Bureau of Meteorology are with all those individuals, families, businesses and communities impacted by recent severe weather right across Australia.

The Bureau welcomes the initiative of the Minister for Emergency Management, Senator the Hon. Murray Watt to bring together all participants in the Australian Warning System to discuss enhancements in the communication of warnings to the... read more...