All other users need a licence to gain access to the Catalogue of ECMWF Real-time Products.
1. Select products
Consult the Catalogue of ECMWF Real-Time Products and make your selection of ECMWF products using the templates provided within the catalogue.
2. Contact your licensor
- If you are located within one of the ECMWF Member States or Cooperating States, please contact one of the catalogue contacts points (not necessarily in your country of residence).
- If you are located outside of the territory of ECMWF Member States and Cooperating States, you may also submit your data requirements directly to ECMWF using the form below.
What to expect after contacting your licensor
3. Quotation and negotiation
Your licensor will contact you with a price quotation and discuss your needs to refine your data requirements and help optimise your request to save you money, time and ensure you get the most appropriate products and the right licence type.
Real-time data may be delivered directly by ECMWF or via the Member or Co-operating State National Meteorological Service chosen. This choice needs to be specified at this stage.
Free one-month trial disseminations can be offered to prospective customers at ECMWF's discretion. These trials are for testing data ingestion and quality, not for development, commercial, or operational purposes.
4. Licensing and dissemination set-up
Data requirements form
If you are located outside of the territory of ECMWF Member States and Cooperating States and have opted to submit your data requirements directly to ECMWF: