In drought-prone South Africa every raindrop counts. To optimally benefit from the available rainfall, access to real-time weather information is essential. Farmers need this information to determine when to plant, spray or irrigate. Water managers use the information for water distribution and water resource management. Many industries depend on weather information. The South African Weather Service and HydroNET have joined forces to provide reliable weather information to you. HydroNET is a multiple award winning web-based decision support system which transfers weather and water data into sophisticated applications and dashboards available on your online control room. Currently HydroNET empowers more than 2700 water professionals worldwide to make well-informed and transparent WeatherSmart decisions.
Solutions for a WeatherSmart South Africa

Drought-prone South Africa is unlikely to get substantial rain in the months ahead, with local and international climate experts predicting one of the strongest El Niño weather events in more than half a century. In this situation, every drop of rainfall information counts.

To optimally benefit from the available rainfall, access to real-time weather information is essential. The South African Weather Service (SAWS) and HydroNET have joined forces to make, reliable historical, actual and forecasted rainfall information easily available.

RainWatch: web-applications empowering professionals making WeatherSmart decisions.

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RainWatch: reliable weather information at your fingertips because every raindrop counts.