Weather drivers in Western Australia

Australia’s climate varies across many different regions and timescales.

The major weather drivers in Western Australia are:

  • frontal systems
  • cut-off lows
  • the west coast trough
  • blocking highs
  • the Southern Annular Mode
  • the Indian Ocean Dipole
  • cloudbands
  • tropical systems

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