Climate Kelpie connects Australian farmers and their advisors to tools and information about climate to help make better decisions about farm business.
Climate Kelpie connects Australian farmers and their advisors to tools and information about climate to help make better decisions about farm business.

Climatedogs Current Forecast

Our Climatedogs simplify the greater climate forces and round-up the right information that’s important to farmers. We provide a free Climatedogs forecast each month, rounding up the information that’s important to farmers.

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LATEST FROM CLIMATE KELPIE

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What's predicted in September?
14th September 2020
In August, the El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) outlook changed from La Niña ‘Watch’ to ‘Alert’. Driving this shift was the central Pacific Ocean temperatures continuing to cool and the development of stronger than normal trade winds. This means …
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How to assess your ‘green date’ probability using the CliMate app
24th August 2020
Matching the nutritional needs of your livestock to the annual pasture cycle is important, particularly in northern Australia where periods of feed deficiency can persist for extended periods. Many cattle producers use the ‘green date’ to…
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The Bureau has confirmed that #LaNiña has formed in the tropical Pacific, with climate models suggesting it's likely to remain until at least the end of 2020.

Read more in our Climate Driver Update: https://t.co/MKYnElWVUW #ENSO

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Regional Climate Guides

The Providing Farmers with Regional Weather and Climate Guides project is part of the Australian Government’s Drought Assistance Package, announced by Minister Littleproud 19 August 2018. The project will help farmers to improve their ability to make quantitative risk management decisions, by creating localised guides that provide farmers and regional communities with facts about the likelihood, severity and duration of key weather variables that affect the resilience of their businesses and communities.

Click on the NRM regions in the below map to view the Climate Guides.

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CLIMATE KELPIE IS A CREATION OF THE MANAGING CLIMATE VARIABILITY R&D PROGRAM.

Climate is the biggest individual driver of production variability in agriculture, and accounts for one-third to two-thirds of annual global crop yield variability. Over two decades, the Managing Climate Variability Program (MCV) has been the lead research and development program in Australia for providing climate knowledge to primary producers and natural resource managers.

Learn more about the MCV Program