- The autumn (March to May) climate outlook, issued 28 February 2019, indicates a drier than average season is likely for the eastern States, the southern two-thirds of the NT and eastern SA. Inland western WA has a weak tendency towards a wetter than average season.
- Warmer than average autumn days and nights are very likely for almost all of Australia.
- The Bureau’s ENSO Outlook is currently at El Niño WATCH, meaning there is a 50% chance of El Niño developing; this is double the normal chance. See the Climate Influences section for more information.