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Yorke Peninsula 28-day Rainfall Forecast

Sun
Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
Fri
Sat
19
20
low
21
low
22
23
low
24
25
26
27
low
28
29
30
low
Jul 1
med
2
med
3
med
4
low
5
6
7
low
8
low
9
med
10
med
11
low
12
low
13
low
14
low
15
16
high
Chance of rainfall within district
nil
< 25%
low
25% to 50%
med
50% to 75%
high
≥ 75%

Issue Notes

The hemispheric long wave pattern has remained stable in recent weeks. There are five main troughs. Currently the most significant troughs are near the longitudes of South Africa, the southwest Indian Ocean, Western Australia, eastern Australia, and the Atlantic Ocean.
Summary:
Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 30 June to 4 July, 7 July to 11 July, and 17 July to 21 July. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 24 June to 28 June, and 22 July to 26 July.
Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 29 June to 3 July, 3 July to 7 July, and 17 July to 21 July.

Issued Jun 18

Forecast Explanation

This forecast is produced by a multi-model ensemble consisting of dynamical atmospheric models, which are forced by the latest observed atmosphere, ocean, land and ice conditions. The models are designed to simulate features of the real atmosphere, including the daily movement of long and short wave patterns in the Southern Hemisphere.

The future probability of rain in each district is estimated using output from the multi-model ensemble, combined with historical information about the difference between the model forecasts and observed rainfall.

In this deterministic framework the skill of the forecast tends to decrease with time, however the forecasts are updated daily to provide the latest estimates of rainfall probability out to 28 days.

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