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 February?
2nd February 2021
The La Niña remains active in the tropical Pacific Ocean and whilst it has likely reached its peak strength, it is still expected to continue influencing Australia’s rainfall patterns for the next few months. However, in late summer to early autumn …
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What do forecasts really mean?
17th December 2020
Forecasting weather and climate is a tricky business. The four main climate drivers — the El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO), the Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD), the Madden-Julian Oscillation (MJO) and the Southern Annular Mode (SAM) — interact in…
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How much longer will La Niña affect our weather? Is there more rain to come or are we expecting a dry Autumn?

Find out from our experts in our #BOMWebinar.

Autumn 2021 climate and water update, Thursday, 4 March 2pm AEDT.

Register now: https://t.co/6iYyABAZvz

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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