Seasonal Climate

This page will provide information and links to current and timely climatic information from a range of sources.

Updates from DEDJTR's, Dale Grey

Bureau of Meteorology (BOM)

The Bureau of Meteorology is Australia's national weather, climate and water agency. Its expertise and services assist Australians in dealing with the harsh realities of their natural environment, including drought, floods, fires, storms, tsunami and tropical cyclones. Through regular forecasts, warnings, monitoring and advice spanning the Australian region and Antarctic territory, the Bureau provides one of the most fundamental and widely used services of government.

Bureau of Meteorology website

The Break, the Fast Break & the very Fast Break Newsletters

The Break

Grain growers can access seasonal climate risk information in one easy location in 'The Break'. The newsletter describes credible seasonal outlooks, generates potential crop yields from decision support computer tools, provides links and highlights topical climate risk information. The Break summarises rainfall, crop condition and potential yield for cropping regions across Victoria.

The Fast Break

The Fast Break details oceanic and atmospheric climate driver activity over the last month and summarises three month model predictions for the Pacific and Indian Oceans, rainfall and temperature for Victoria

The Very Fast Break

Short two minute YouTube clip summarising oceanic and atmospheric climate drivers and the summarised model predictions for rainfall and temperature for Victoria. We would value your feedback on this new product, address it to

The Break newsletter webpage

The ClimateDogs

The Climatedogs express the four drivers that influence Victoria's variable climate. From year to year, four global climate processes vary their behaviour, potentially resulting in wetter or dryer seasons. Watch the Climatedog videos via the link below to get a better understanding of what influences climatic conditions.

Department of Economic Development - Climatedogs website