The Weather feature of Advantage Acre utilizes WeatherTrends360 to give the user accurate, long term forecasts to better anticipate the impact of weather on production plans optimizing productivity.
The Weather button is located at the far right of the black menu bar after a Field has been selected. The user can access a Weather Overview, 11-Month Trend, and a 4-Week Weather Forecast. Weather information can be found on the left-hand side of the screen once a field has been chosen.
- Provides summaries for Precipitation, Average Temperature, and GDU’s over the last 14 days, last 60 days, since January 1, Last 12 months, and a Customer Range. (Rainfall for last 7 days, next 7 days)
- Data for Actual, Average (last 30 years), and a selected Comparison is available. Green indicates Actual data higher than the 30-year Average and red means lower than the 30-year Average.
The Comparison Year may be selected to reflect recent previous years of historical weather data. (Back 4 years)
11-month Weather Trend
The user can view Precipitation, Average Temperature, and GDU’s, by month, up to 11 months ahead, by a Forecast compared to the 30-year Average and Last Year. Several temperature ranges are provided along with the Above and Below average indicators. And Actual tracking of GDU’s and Rainfall from April 1 through August 30 are listed at the top.
4-week Weather Forecast
Provides the user with Precipitation Totals, Maximum & Minimum Temperatures, and GDU Accumulation forecasts for each of the next 4 weeks, including the 4-Week Summary. (All from actual day being viewed)