The Ed Thurstan files are zipped and can be downloaded;
www.warwickhughes.com/papers/etdata.zip – approx 27Mb
www.warwickhughes.com/papers/etodds.zip – other 2 under 500Kb each
On 23 March I started comparing CRUT4 with CRUT3 over Australia – these grid box anomaly maps shows large differences in 2007.
The newly released CRUT4 shows many warmer tweaks over the Australian region