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 December?
2nd December 2021
The El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) officially reached La Niña thresholds in late November with most models indicating that this event will persist until late summer. A La Niña typically increases the chances of ‘Above Average’ rainfall in…
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Climate tool to help farmers plan for drought
1st December 2021
What if there were tools farmers could use to help them plan for the inevitability of drought, to reduce drought’s impact on farm businesses and the communities they operate in? The Australian Government’s billion Future Drought Fund (FDF) is …
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Australia had it was the wettest spring since 2010 and its wettest November since records began in 1900. Overall, average temperatures were the coolest since 2016.

Learn more in our spring climate summary: https://t.co/ya2YC1eQtj

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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