Four out of seven forecasting models are predicting La Niña will return in late spring.
La Niña is an important cause of rainfall variability of Australia. A multi-year La Niña event can be particularly important for some climate risks. Some climate models are indicating that La Niña may continue for a third year through spring and summer 2022-23, increasing the chances of more rain and flooding.
“This facility is important for Australian science and for all Australians. It’s an investment in our nation’s know-how and our nation’s future.”
Weather needs to be put in a long term context to understand why cold weather extremes still happen as global warming also occurs.
The ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes is a Women in STEM Decadal Plan Champion
By bringing together researchers focussed on the large-scale modes of climate variability with researchers investigating weather and land surface processes, our goal is to improve the regional predictions of how rainfall extremes will change in the future.
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At no time in Earth’s history, giant meteorites and super-volcanos aside, has our climate system been jolted by changes in atmospheric gas composition like what we are imposing today by our unabated burning of fossil fuels.
Australia may see more cold spells than normal in winter 2022.
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Global warming is likely to lead to more intense rainfall because warmer air can hold more moisture.
Over 50 emerging climate scientists head to Canberra