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24 May

El Niño over!

Farmers will be happy to see the El Niño come to an…

Farmers will be happy to see the El Niño come to an end. Hopefully ending a long period of dry weather.

The sea surface temperatures across the tropical Pacific have cooled returning the tropical Pacific Ocean to a neutral El Niño–Southern Oscillation (ENSO) state.

The ENSO Outlook is still at a La Niña watch, with a 50% chance of a La Niña developing later in 2016. This could lead to a wetter than average winter and spring, potentially a welcome relief for the QLD farmers that have not seen good rains in a number of years.

This could be good news for farmers!

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