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 October?
7th October 2020
The Bureau of Meteorology on Tuesday 29th September announced that we have now hit the thresholds for a La Niña. This has been driven by the temperatures in the central Pacific Ocean continuing to cool and the stronger than normal trade winds. It…
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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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What impact have recent rains had on #drought? Rainfall deficiencies in eastern Australia have eased in some drought-affected areas, but in WA below-average rains since April have increased deficiencies in the southern half. More info: https://t.co/xpjrJySevQ

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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