WMO and ACMAD Datasets

Product descriptions

Access to the data

ECMWF services for the WIS (WMO Information System)

ECMWF makes available some of its products via the WIS (more information on WMO website). The main dissemination routes are ECMWF's DCPC and the GISCs of the WIS, EUMETSAT's  EUMETCast service and the GTS (Global Telecommunication System).

Data formats available are GRIB Edition 2 on a 0.5° x 0.5° lat/lon grid,  BUFR (Tropical Cyclones)  and graphical products.

The data can be downloaded from ECMWF's DCPC FTP server:

Filenames follow the WMO standards
The list of products that you see is based on your login credentials
The list of products that you can see is based on your login credentials
Medium (15 days)
Extended (30 days)
Long (Months)

A login is required for some of these services. To request access, WMO Members should ask their Permanent Representative to send an e-mail to:

The Director General ECMWF
servicedesk@ecmwf.int (please mark for the attention of the Director General)