Simulated images - Infrared channel and total precipitation
Base Time: Sat 27 May 2023 00 UTC T+24 Valid time: Sun 28 May 2023 00 UTC (T+24)
Simulated Forecast image products are generated from the model forecast fields using the same radiative transfer algorithm (RTTOV) as in the ECMWF operational data assimilation. The forecast brightness temperature is used to produce pictures equivalent to the infra-red images available from geostationary satellites.
Precipitation which includes all precipitation types (rain, snow etc.) is represented using colour shades and has units of mm of rainfall equivalent.
Read our blog for a scientist’s perspective on different areas of ECMWF’s work. Recent posts cover assessing the accuracy of higher-resolution forecasts, the discovery of unusual cloud-free areas in the tropics, and evaluating forecasts for the Maldives region.
Supercomputing and cloud resources available for weather and climate research
Forecast charts and data
We provide current forecasts, climate reanalyses and specific datasets. These are available via the web, point-to-point dissemination, data servers and broadcasting.
New #weather & #climate #OpenData mailing list!
Together with @EUMETSAT, @Meteorologene & @dwd_klima, we aim to share new & updated open datasets, and relevant resources, conferences & articles.
For more about ECMWF open data & how to subscribe to the mailing list, click here.
Forecasts, analyses, climate re-analyses, reforecasts and multi-model data are available from our archive (MARS) or via dedicated data servers or via point-to-point dissemination.
Researchers, WMO members, commercial users and satellite data providers can gain access to ECMWF forecast products under one of our various license agreement types.
International collaboration is fundamental to the work of ECMWF, working with the EU and the meteorological community at large, including the World Meteorological Organization, space agencies, and scientists around the world.
Workshops and education
Education is a key element of our work at ECMWF, enabling our partners to get the most from ECMWF's services and develop an advanced understanding of forecasting.
|1 June||Webinar: Cycle 48r1 - Data access and format, testing and practicalities|
|June 5 – 8||Using ECMWF's Forecasts (UEF2023)|
|13 June||Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service (CAMS) User day, Tuesday 13 June 2023|
|June 12 – 14||1st ECMWF Destination Earth Capability Providers Meeting|
|14 June||Copernicus Health Hub Launch|
|June 13 – 15||7th CAMS General Assembly|
|June 27 – 30||Atmospheric River Reconnaissance Workshop|
|September 4 – 8||Annual Seminar 2023|
ECMWF workshops are open to the worldwide meteorological community, though some training is restricted to member states.