The data are provided in Arc/InfoTM ASCII (plain text) format with appropriate header. The data are space delimited and the resolution of the data may vary from 0.025 x 0.025 degrees (about 2.5 km) to 2.5 x 2.5 degrees (about 250 km).
The ASCII (plain text) file has a data format as follows:
The data are in row-major order - written row by row (west to east) starting
at the northern-most row
(row 1). This means that the first data value of row 1 is the northwestern-most grid point, and the last
value of row 1 is the northeastern-most grid point. The ASCII files can also include additional textual
information appended to the bottom of the file (after the last row of data).
More information about the gridded data, including the associated metadata
files, is available at:
Please note that the copyright for any data supplied by the Bureau of Meteorology
is held in the
Commonwealth of Australia and the purchaser shall give acknowledgement of the source in reference to the data. Apart from dealings under the Copyright Act 1968, the purchaser shall not reproduce (electronically or otherwise), modify or supply (by sale or otherwise) these data without written permission from the supplier.
Enquiries should be made in the first instance to the address shown below.
National Climate Centre, Bureau of Meteorology
GPO Box 1289, Melbourne, VIC 3001, Australia
Email : email@example.com Phone: 03 9669 4082 Fax: 03 9669 4515