"Kooroowatha", Theodore

Weather station courtesy of Dawson Valley CGA.

Latest Temp

26.3°C

19/12/17 (04:30am)
Planting Forecast What's this?

113 DD

Good

• 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.
Tue 19, Dec Wed 20, Dec Thu 21, Dec Fri 22, Dec Sat 23, Dec Sun 24, Dec Mon 25, Dec
Maximum 35.8°C 36.2°C 35.8°C 34.5°C 34.7°C 36.4°C 37.1°C
Minimum 18.8°C 20.9°C 20.7°C 20.9°C 21.4°C 20.8°C 21.0°C