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The Millenial drought- Australia -1995-2009

“The drought began in 1995 and continued Australia wide until late 2009”
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2000s_Australian_drought

There is debate as to whether this is the worst drought since settlement

I will use this post to add information on the millennial drought.
(Follow up posts appear in the comments section below. Please click on the title to load comments if necessary)

WARWICK HUGHES is one who challenges that this was the worst drought

http://www.warwickhughes.com/blog/?p=2741

He doesn’t mince his words
quote from his blog

“Here is a chart of Australian rain anomalies 1900-2013 – it is obvious that the much ballyhooed Millenium Drought was a pussy of a drought Australia wide compared to the obviously dry years from 1910 right up to 1970.”

rain annomlaies time series BOM

source : BOM climate time series data

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By weathercycles Posted in DROUGHT

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