Time Series Graphs of sub-IBRA and Shire/LGA Regions

Access the Time series graphs

Shire and Local Government Area regions


These graphs/data are for over 500 shire and local government areas across Australia. Data is extracted and averaged for the area of each shire or local government area for a range of simulated variables and climate data. For pasture utilisation calculations only those areas grazed by domestic stock are included in the calculation.

Sub-IBRA regions


These graphs/data are for vegetation types derived from the Interim Biogeographical Regionalisation of Australia (IBRA). Graphs are provided for over 480 sub-IBRA regions in Australia. Sub-IBRA regions (version 7.0) extending across state boundaries are split into their respective states. Data is extracted and averaged for the area of each sub-IBRA region for a range of simulated variables and climate data. For pasture utilisation calculations only those areas grazed by domestic stock are included in the calculation.

To access maps or data files:

  1. Go to the AussieGRASS main interface and select 'Time series graphs' (alternatively use the ‘Access the Time series graphs’ button at the top of this page)
  2. Select a state/territory from the "State" drop-down menu
  3. Select region type(s) from the "Region" checkboxes (Shire/LGA and sub-IBRA)
  4. Select a region in “Region” drop-down menu
  5. Select ‘Time series graphs’ or ‘Data file’ buttons

Time series graphs of climate and pasture variables on a sub-IBRA and Shire/LGA basis


Shire and sub-IBRA graphs are available as PDF files, as well as data text files for annual time-series from 1890 to the most recent calendar year, plus monthly time-series for recent decades (1990 onwards) for the following variables:

  • Evaporation
  • Maximum and minimum temperature
  • Pasture growth
  • Total rainfall
  • Total standing dry matter
  • Pasture cover
  • Pasture utilisation

Sample PDF regional graphs

Shire/LGA map

sub-IBRA map

Other information


The following products may also be available on application:

  • Access to daily estimates of fuel load via FTP
  • Experimental products and customised analyses
Last updated: 14 September 2018