Temperate- Your climate adaptation planning companion

Created: 5/11/2018 - Updated: 2/27/2020


Temperate is designed to help cities move through the process of climate change adaptation planning, including exploring climate hazards, creating vulnerability assessments, and crafting action plans. Using available temperature and precipitation climate projections for the user's location, Temperate will suggest potential future climate hazards that may be of significance. After exploring potential hazards, Temperate walks users through assessing each hazard's possible impact on various community systems. Finally, after the assessment stage, Temperate will suggest possible actions the user might take to address the risk, based on a database of strategies currently being used by a subset of US cities. Best of all, Temperate users can get advice and support from the experienced adaptation planners at ICLEI-USA, at any stage of the process.


Small- to mid-sized cities.

Jessica Cahail


Scale of Project
Community / Local
National / Federal
State / Provincial
Type of Tool
Adaptation Planning / Decision Support
Adaptation Planning Frameworks / Toolkits
Decision Support
Impact or Vulnerability Assessment
Modeling and Analysis
Climate Models
Downscaled Climate Models
Other Climate Change or Adaptation Portals
Tool Cost
Varies with application