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Observed NSW climate change pre-2010

Summary of research

The NSW climate has been changing for decades. Records of climate observations show clear changes, with a continuous increase in temperature. This research was published by the NSW Government in 2010 and can be used by researchers and decision makers to understand the history of climate change in NSW, including the impacts we have already experienced.


Observed changes in New South Wales climate 2010 A review of the observed changes in the NSW climate, including temperature, bushfire, droughts, plants and animals, snow depth, sea levels and ocean acidity.
Cover of the Observed changes in NSW climate 2010 report