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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Climate tools developed with farmers for farmers
20th September 2021
Exciting times lie ahead for farmers using seasonal forecast information to make on-farm decisions with the advent of new forecast products which will become available on the Bureau of Meteorology website from later this year. This has been made…
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Indian Ocean driving wetter than average winter–spring outlook
20th September 2021
Many of Australia’s main agricultural producing regions this year have experienced an excellent start to the season with above average rainfall. The main driving force behind this has been activity in the Indian Ocean region. So what’s been…
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Strengthening model outlooks and recent cooling in the tropical Pacific Ocean has raised the chance of #LaNiña forming in 2021. The Bureau has moved to a La Niña WATCH, meaning around a 50% chance of La Niña forming.

Read our Climate Driver Update: https://t.co/6vbvwx7Ry3

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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