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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Extreme event early-warning forecasts tested under local spotlight
8th November 2019
Dealing with climate extremes is one of the biggest challenges faced by primary producers. To tackle this challenge the Bureau of Meteorology and its research partners are testing a range of new climate forecasting products with the aim of…
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Indian Ocean in the climate ‘driver’s seat’ for 2019
23rd September 2019
Some parts of southern Australia have received enough winter rainfall to make a reasonable start to the season. But for many, dry conditions are persisting and it’s the cool water in the Indian Ocean to our north west that is a major driver of…
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If you’re in northern Australia and want to know what the Wet will bring your way, a free 1-hour @BOM_au webinar tomorrow. Get on it! https://t.co/qMg9ZltsOb

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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