5 days forecast of temperature, precipitation and wind as well as recorded data for temperature, wind and precipitation for the past year. In order to satisfy the minimum requirements for this category, data submitted should meet the following criteria:

  • 5 days forecast of temperature updated daily
  • 5 days forecast of wind updated daily
  • 5 days forecast of precipitation updated daily
  • Historical temperature data for the past year

Data Location



Full details about the dataset including charge details are at http://reg.bom.gov.au/other/charges.shtml. Historical weather data is available at http://www.bom.gov.au/climate/data-services/station-data.shtml for free.

Reviewer comments

This submission is accepted as the dataset contains 5+ days of forecast data for temperature, wind, and precipitation.

Data Availability

  • N Openly licensed
  • N Is the data available for free
  • Y Is the data machine readable
  • Y Available in bulk
  • Y Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis
  • Y Is data in digital form
  • Y Publicly available
  • Y Does the data exist
  • Y Is the data available online
  • Yes
  • No
  • Unsure
  • No data


Date the data became available   Unknown
Format of data   GRIB, NetCDF
Reviewer   Neal Bastek
Submitters   Pia Waugh
Last modified   Wed Sep 16 2015 10:14:59 GMT+0000 (UTC)