Climate outlook video

Check out this short climate outlook video for Australia which includes three monthly maximum and minimum temperatures, rainfall and streamflow. Additional information is provided on the El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) status and typical rainfall patterns during ENSO and Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) phases. It is about 4 minutes long.Many people are interested in the whether an El Niño likely in 2014 so here is further info from the Bureau of Meteorolgy.

The El Niño–Southern Oscillation (ENSO) Tracker status remains at El Niño ALERT level, meaning that there is at least a 70% chance of an El Niño occurring in 2014. Current observations and model guidance indicate an El Niño is likely to develop by spring.’
El Niño conditions generally result in below average winter–spring rainfall over southern and inland eastern Australia, while southern Australia typically experiences warmer days.

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