The 2021 Dry Season is officially underway.
The Met Service says that compared to average dry seasons and last year’s record breaking dry season, the 2021 Dry Season is likely to produce more rainfall than normal, over most areas, but a lot of dryness is still likely.
Localized rainfall events are likely to push the monthly rainfall totals to above-average from just a few rainy days during the month.
The TTMS says the odds are also tilted towards the country experiencing a warmer than average season, but some nights will be chilly in January and February, as relatively colder air is likely to funnel and encroach into the region due to the location of the sub-tropical high pressure system and migrating weather systems from colder latitudes.
At the same time, the months of April and May, are likely to produce one or two short duration hot spells.