Table 7

Comparison with the previous studies based on the highest correlations between indices and spring streamflow for south-east Australia

IndicesKirono et al. (2010) Chiew & Leahy (2003) Current study
Single lagged correlationMLR correlation
NINO3.4 – – −0.43a 0.65b
PDO – – −0.41c
NINO3 0.35d – 0.36e
SOI 0.36f 0.51g 0.51h
IndicesKirono et al. (2010) Chiew & Leahy (2003) Current study
Single lagged correlationMLR correlation
NINO3.4 – – −0.43a 0.65b
PDO – – −0.41c
NINO3 0.35d – 0.36e
SOI 0.36f 0.51g 0.51h

a3 months' lagged NINO3.4.

bPDOMAR and NINO3.4JUN.

c2 months' lagged PDO.

d8 months' lagged NINO3.

e3 months' lagged NINO3.4.

f12 months' lagged SOI.

gWinter SOI.

h2 months' lagged SOI.

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