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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Probing the value of soil moisture monitoring
10th June 2021
Modern banking apps let us check our balance any time, which is important if you need to make a withdrawal. Soil moisture is just like money in the bank – great if you’ve got it, but when you are hoping to convert it into grain or feed it’s handy…
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What's predicted in June?
4th June 2021
Australia’s main climate drivers, the El Niño–Southern Oscillation (ENSO) and the Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) remain neutral and will have little influence over Australia’s climate for the next few months. There is, however, large parts of the…
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What's the #BOMOutlook for July to September 2021?

It's likely to be wetter than usual over much of Australia with warmer than average days likely in the north and southeast, but cooler in the interior.

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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