The Wisconsin State Climatology Office provides real-time, local information about climate and weather for our state’s agricultural communities to better monitor climatic conditions and manage crops.

Explore Agricultural Maps and Data

Agriculture in Drought

View crops and livestock in drought and crop moisture data.

UW-Extension AgWeather

Includes tools to help predict pest emergence and crop development.

Wisconsin Ag Climate Outlook

A weekly report providing ag advisors, conservation staff, and farmers with relevant up-to-date Wisconsin climate information and its impacts on the state’s agriculture.

Wisconsin Crop Progress and Condition

Includes degree days, temperature, precipitation, crop planting progress, crop development, and harvesting progress.

NASS Crop Progress Reports

View maps of crop conditions from the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.


Estimate crop maturity using growing degree days for any location.

Divisional Modified Growing Degree Day Units

View regional modified growing degree day units for each year starting in 1895, and download spreadsheets with monthly, seasonal, and multi-year statistics.

Freeze Date Tool

Find the average first and last freeze dates for spring and fall.

Runoff Risk Advisory Forecast

A tool for farmers to assess and minimize the risk of runoff from manure applications to cropland, thus protecting surface water quality.