Bureau of Meterology - Climate statistics for Australian locations Idea#50 Stage: Active Campaign: Datasets http://www.bom.gov.au/climate/averages/tables/cw_066062.shtml Tags Submitted by Michael Harris 5 years ago Facebook Twitter Feedback Score 5 votes Voting Disabled Idea Details Comments  Idea Details Attachments Similar Ideas Vote Activity More CO-STAR Fund Vote Activity david.cullen Disagreed 5 years ago z_zeolite Agreed 5 years ago yantbome Agreed 5 years ago Peter Ross Agreed 5 years ago Jimi Bostock Disagreed 5 years ago Agreed 5 years ago cscoxk Agreed 5 years ago Brad Peterson Agreed 5 years ago Craig.Thomler Agreed 5 years ago Disagreed 5 years ago Michael Harris Agreed 5 years ago Similar Ideas [ 5 ] ABS - CDATA Online and TableBuilder Rank 23 2 Comments Campaign: Gov 2.0 Innovators Submitted by Jeff Granger (Space-Time Research) 5 years ago Victorian Department of Transport - VISTA 07 analytical and visualisation web site Rank 47 2 Comments Campaign: Gov 2.0 Innovators Submitted by Jeff Granger (Space-Time Research) 5 years ago PSMA's GNAF system Rank 98 1 Comments Campaign: Datasets Submitted by steven.mceachern 5 years ago Public Transport Timetables - Canberra - Buses Rank 117 7 Comments Campaign: Datasets Submitted by gordon.grace 5 years ago The public inquiry calendar Rank 151 1 Comments Campaign: Datasets Submitted by Miriam Lyons 5 years ago Comments Sort by Date Votes Submit Comment 5 years ago I agree that the BOM data would be great to have made available... except that is IS already available in an open format. there's a download link right there on the page!http://www.bom.gov.au/clim_data/cdio/tables/text/IDCJCM0037_066062.csv Comment andrew.harvey4 5 years ago They have lots of goodies at ftp://ftp2.bom.gov.au/anon/gen/. And its just FTP which makes it easy to access the data and see what data is available. They even document their naming conventions http://www.bom.gov.au/inside/itb/dm/idcodes/struc.shtmlNot sure about their "Registered User Services", I mean I don't know if these services have extra data that isn't already available.They use a permissible license for this data as well,"Permission can be granted to download and redistribute all the standard forecasts, charts and climate and summary information that are currently freely available on the Bureau Web site. These can be downloaded from the Web or from the FTP site.Permission for downloading, repackage any registered Bureau user services requires separate formal negotiations as set out in the Access Regime.The standard conditions for downloading from the Web or the FTP server for repackaging and/or re-distribution are:* the Bureau of Meteorology should be identified as the source of the information* the Bureau of Meteorology's copyright be acknowledged* that the information is presented with the permission of the Bureau* any Bureau copyright statement or logo included in a product must be retained* responsibility of any repackaging, including quality and timeliness of the services, should be clearly stated as that of the host organisation* all text or graphical re-presentation of forecasts must include the issue time and date and the validity of the period* the web services on which Bureau of Meteorology data and products are displayed, should contain a prominent link to the Bureau's home page* there are significant quality control and liability issues for any secondary distributor associated with the redistribution of warnings. Therefore a pointer to our warning page is recommended in preference to downloading from the Web or FTP. A more reliable source of text based forecasts and warnings for commercial distribution is a dedicated line connection to our message switching system (CMSS) This is a registered user service provided on a subscription basis."