The ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes reduces Australia’s economic, social and environmental vulnerability to climate extremes.

We are an international research consortium of five Australian universities and a network of outstanding national and international partner organisations supported by the Australian Research Council.

“Climate models are how we predict the future of our climate – a crucial need as our planet warms.”

Professor Andrew Pitman, AO, FAA. Centre Director. ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes.

About Us

We lead vital climate science and predictions, train climate science leaders and prepare Australia for future climate extremes.

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Our science

Climate extremes are high impact events that seriously affect natural and human systems. Our research programs investigate these events.

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Study with us

We train the climate science leaders of the future.

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For the community

Ways the community can engage with our work.

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For policymakers

Governments and policymakers can access the latest science on climate extremes.

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For industry

We provide support to industries impacted by climate extremes.

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Climate extremes 2023

Our report on the climate and weather extremes of 2023.

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Briefing notes

Brief summaries of the latest science.

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