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Dataset Rainfall and temperature records

TLF ID M012695

This resource is a Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) web page that provides tables of data for the highest rainfall events, and the highest and lowest temperatures for each state and the Northern Territory since 1910. As well as detailed data within each state and the Northern Territory, national data compares the average figures for each state and territory. The tables show the date, location name and latitude and longitude for each extreme displayed. There is a link to information about rainfall and temperature records.



Educational details

Educational value
  • This is a useful resource that supports the Water in the world unit of study in year 7 Geographical Knowledge and Understanding, particularly the content description that refers to the quantity and variability of Australia's water resources.
  • This resource would also be useful for the content description in Geographical Inquiry and Skills that refers to interpreting and analysing geographical information to identify spatial associations, and explain patterns, trends and relationships.
  • This resource can contribute to students attaining those elements of the achievement standard in year 7 geography referring to collecting, interpreting and analysing geographical information from a range of sources.
Year level

7

Learning area
  • Geography
  • Humanities and Social Sciences

Other details

Contributors
  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Commonwealth of Australia
  • Organization: Commonwealth of Australia
  • URL: http://www.bom.gov.au/
  • Publisher
  • Name: Bureau of Meteorology
  • Organization: Bureau of Meteorology
  • Description: Publisher
  • URL: http://www.bom.gov.au/
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
Access profile
  • Generic
Learning Resource Type
  • Online
  • Text
Rights
  • © Commonwealth of Australia, 2013, except where indicated otherwise. You may use, reproduce and communicate the materials free of charge for non-commercial educational purposes, provided you retain all acknowledgements associated with the materials.