Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 22 May 2019

In the past week, rainfall was recorded in the south of WA; the eastern half of the Top End and the southern half of the NT; the far north and coastal SA; southwestern and central Victoria; western and northern Tasmania; far northeastern NSW and along the east coast and northern interior of Queensland…Read More

Bureau of Meteorology, May 22, 2019

‘First look’ climate outlook for Jun-Aug 2019

Winter is likely to be drier than average for much of Queensland, NSW, Victoria, southeast SA, northern Tasmania, the NT, and northern and far southwest WA according to the Bureau of Meteorology’s ‘first look’ forecast for the period released today. released today…Read More

Bureau of Meteorology, May 16, 2019

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 15 May 2019

A cold front brought light to moderate falls to southern parts of South Australia at the start of the week, while a vigorous cold front and a complex low pressure system produced moderate to locally heavy falls to parts of southeastern Australia, including Tasmania during the middle of the week…Read More

Bureau of Meteorology, May 15, 2019

Weather certificates provide affordable risk management

Weather derivatives are worth considering as risk-management options for farmers operating in climates where adverse events like frost are a distinct possibility at certain times in the cropping cycle…Read More

Grain Brokers Australia, May 14, 2019

Farmers to face billions in damages due to climate change: FCA

Australian farmers will be hit hard by the costs of climate change, with agricultural productivity losses expected to exceed $19 billion by 2030, according to a new report from the Climate Council…Read More

Grain Central, May 9, 2019

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 8 May 2019

A cold front and an associated complex low pressure system produced moderate falls over parts of southern Australia and New South Wales, while a surface trough, extending from the Top End to southeastern Queensland, produced thunderstorms and moderate falls…Read More

Bureau of Meteorology, May 8, 2019

Strong chance of El Niño developing, but likely to be short-lived: BOM

The ENSO Outlook remains at El Niño Alert which means the chance of El Niño developing in 2019 is approximately 70 per cent, but it’s likely to be short-lived…Read More

Grain Central, May 2, 2019

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 1 May 2019

Surface and upper level troughs produced widespread moderate falls in eastern, central and southern Queensland, and a series of cold fronts tracked across southern Australia, producing moderate falls in western Tasmania…Read More

Bureau of Meteorology, May 1, 2019

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23 May 2019 (updated 10am daily)
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