HELP for Web Site Users

While we will help you with any queries you may have about this site or meteorology in general, it will be quicker if you find your own solution from the links presented below.

Have a look through the following categories and their related options to see if you can find what you need.


Contents

Calculators

Glossaries, Metadata Schemes and Acronyms

Internet - Technical Guides and Support

Topic Specific Help Pages

Products and Services

Our Organisation

Other Items of Interest

Other Ways of Finding What You Need


Calculators

Pressure altitude calculator

Aerospace Engineering - Sydney University
This application calculates temperature, pressure and density at a given altitude under International Standard Atmosphere conditions. Default ISA sea level conditions are given but these may be changed to suit local climate effects.
Pressure converter

Bureau of Meteorology - Learn about Meteorology
Converts to and from : hPa, mb, mm Hg, in Hg

Rainfall unit converter Bureau of Meteorology - Learn about Meteorology
Converts to and from : mm, inch, point
Speed converter Bureau of Meteorology - Learn about Meteorology
Converts to and from : km/h, m/s, knot, mi/h
Temperature converter Bureau of Meteorology - Learn about Meteorology
Converts to and from : Degree C, Degree F, Kelvin

Sunrise & sunset times

Geoscience Australia
Compute your sunrise & sunset times
Moonrise & moonset times Geoscience Australia
Compute your moonrise & moonset times
Sun and Moon Azimuth & Elevation. Geoscience Australia
Compute your sun and moon azimuth & elevation.
Relative Humidity Bureau of Meteorology - Learn about Meteorology
Calculates RH with the insertion of dry-bulb temperature and either wet-bulb or dew point temperature



Glossaries, Metadata Schemes and Acronyms

Glossary

Comprehensive glossary of meteorological terms

Weather Words

Definitions of common weather terms

HAS Acronyms

Hydrometeorological Advisory Service Acronyms

Subject Thesaurus

Bureau Metadata Encoding Scheme used for web page "Subject".

Audience List

Bureau Metadata Encoding Scheme used for web page "Audience".

Document Type List

Bureau Metadata Encoding Scheme used for web page "Document type".


Internet - Technical Guides and Support

Internet AssistanceProgram (IAP) (link takes you out of www.bom.gov.au)

Free help services to solve dial-up Internet problems and improve Internet speed.

Browser compatibility

The Bureau's website should function and appear correctly in any standards compliant web browser. While we strive to make our web sites compatible with a range of browsers, devices and platforms, the Bureau acknowledges that some parts of the web site may not display as expected in non standards-based browsers.

The Bureau is continually testing compatibility with newer browsers following their release. If you are experiencing problems please provide Feedback.


Topic Specific Help Pages

Aviation

Aviation Weather Services (refer Aviation eHelp in Learning box on right hand side)

Water Resource Station Catalogue

Stream Gauging Information Australia

Learn About Meteorology

Help for Teachers
Help for Students and Teachers

Radar

Radar Frequently Asked Questions


Products and Services

Complete Product Listing

Registered User Weather Information Services

Commercial Weather Services -- the Bureau of Meteorology's specialised service arm

Weather and Flood Info (forecasts, warnings, observations, etc.)

National Climate Centre Products

Climate data and further information

Hydrometeorogical Advisory Service

Information on data feeds
- for ingestion by programs / scripts
- for RSS

 

Dissemination Services

FTP - Access Procedures
RSS

VMC / VMW FM Marine Radio Services

 

Conditions of Use

Conditions of Use

Copyright Notice

Disclaimer

Description of the product Identification codes


Our organisation

Budget Papers

Contact Addresses for climate matters

Contact Addresses for general matters

Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities

Inside the Bureau

Meteorology Act 1955

Minister


Other items of interest

High Performance Computing and Communications Centre (HPCCC)

Media Releases and Announcements


Other ways of finding what you need

Alphabetical List of Topics

Frequently Asked Questions

Glossary

Other meteorological organisations

Search tool

Site Map

Weather Words

If, after looking through the above possibilities, you do not find what you require send us your comments, questions, etc. via our Feedback page.