Weather drivers in Queensland

The climate of Australia varies across many different regions and timescales.

The major weather drivers in Queensland are:

  • trade winds
  • El Niño – Southern Oscillation
  • tropical cyclones and tropical depressions
  • the monsoon
  • the Madden-Julian Oscillation
  • the inland trough
  • cut-off lows
  • cloudbands
  • frontal changes

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