"Macander", Moura

Weather station courtesy of Dawson Valley CGA.

Latest Temp


15/08/18 (07:30pm)
Planting Forecast What's this?

53 DD

Poor / Caution

• Planting can begin when temperatures reach 14°C at 8 am for three consecutive days.
• Planting can begin when there is a rising plain of temperature forecasted above 14°C for the next 7 days.
Interpreting the Planting Forecast

The planting forecast guide provides an indication of the potential day degree accumulation based upon the proceeding 7 day forecast.

< 30 DD Very Poor
< 60 DD Poor / Caution Warrants caution as a delay in emergence is likely and may impact upon germination percentages and/or exacerbate seedling disease or soil insect attack. Management intervention is encouraged.
61 - 80 DD Adequate Considered adequate however ensure other planting parameters and conditions are ideal. Cotton will likely take greater than 7 days to emerge.
> 81 DD Good In excess of 81 DD is considered as the requirement for ideal germination and emergence.

This is a guide only to assist growers and consultants of conditions and enable adjustments to planting rates to compensate if the need requires, it is not intended as a accurate tool as it is based on third party temperature forecast and should be utilised solely as a guide to refine the decision making process.
Wed 15, Aug Thu 16, Aug Fri 17, Aug Sat 18, Aug Sun 19, Aug Mon 20, Aug Tue 21, Aug
Maximum 27.2°C 28.7°C 29.8°C 29.5°C 28.4°C 21.3°C 24.2°C
Minimum 8.8°C 5.8°C 6.0°C 6.4°C 6.7°C 3.8°C 0.8°C