They claim both extreme wet days and the intensity of rainfall are increasing, but daily rainfall statistics for Lismore do not support this theory.
The Australian Bureau of Meteorology has now admitted, as I surmised in a blog post on 10th February, that the reference value for 2021 was not actually included in its calculation of the amount of warming as published in the 2021 Annual Climate Statement.
Flooding rains have soaked south-east Queensland, again. My heart goes out to everyone affected by flood waters. I’ve been watching the rain gauge at Lowood (Station# 040120), located just 10 kms to the south of Wivenhoe Dam upstream of the city of Brisbane.