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SILO climate data

   SILO’s hourly climate data will be updated in late July. All monthly and daily data have been successfully updated.   More information


SILO is an enhanced climate database hosted by Science Delivery Division of the Department of Science, Information Technology, Innovation and the Arts (DSITIA). SILO contains Australian climate data from 1889 (current to yesterday), in a number of ready-to-use formats, suitable for research and climate applications. In addition, SILO provides users with access to climate change projections data for 2030 and 2050 in a daily format.

SILO's patched point datasets for Queensland are available free of charge through the Queensland Government Open Data Portal. Please read the instructions on how to obtain data. All other SILO data are available through a paid licencing agreement.

Accessing and using SILO

For irregular use and for small amounts of data, the Patched Point Data and Data Drill can be downloaded directly from the web:

This order form (PDF)* should be used to request irregular access for small amounts data.

For bulk data requests, please use the large area / bulk data order form (PDF)* or use the feedback form to request further information.


Some data on this site are sourced from the Bureau of Meteorology (logo and web site link)

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Last updated 21 July 2014

SILO climate data