Cyclone and seasonal correlation

OUR March member question for the Weatherzone team was whether there was a correlation between the number of cyclones crossing the coast in the North of the country and the rainfall in the following winter cropping season.

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The strongest established correlation for winter and spring rainfall in Australia is with happenings in the Pacific Ocean, namely the phases of El Niño and La Niña.