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SILO climate data

    SILO will be unavailable between 10:00am - 4:00pm, Sunday 14th September 2014. 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, 246K, last updated 09:35AM, 28 February 2014)* 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, 220K, last updated 04:12PM, 12 March 2014)* 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 29 August 2014

SILO climate data