At the start of 2018 Australia has been having an awesome cicada season, which should continue through to March, depending on the species and part of the country.
The best months of the cicada season in New Zealand are December – April.
Throughout the world, annual cicada emergences will follow their usual cycles.
Periodical Cicada Emergences
The World Cup Cicada, Chremistica ribhoi, will return after 4 years in Meghalaya, India.
Magicicada cicadas will return in 2018 in New York State after 17 years. Brood VII aka the Onondaga Brood can be found in the Finger Lakes area of New York.
Magicicada stragglers should also make an appearance in limited numbers.