WMO Essential

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Parameters

Based on HRES

Short name Long name Unit ID Level Steps Domain Access
MSL  Mean sea level pressure  Pa  151 Surface 0 to 240 by 24 G Public
GH  Geopotential Height  gpm  156 500 0 to 240 by 24 G Public
Temperature  130 850 0 to 240 by 24 G Public
U component of wind  m s**-1  131 850 0 to 240 by 24 G Public
V component of wind  m s**-1  132 850 0 to 240 by 24 G Public
Tropical Cyclones
Long name Format Level Steps Domain Access

Tropical Cyclone Trajectory (TC track including genesis)

BUFR surface  up to day 10 G Public

Based on ENS

ENS Mean and Standard Deviation
Short name Long name Unit ID Level Steps Domain Access
GH  Geopotential Height  gpm  156 500 0 to 240 by 24 G Public
Temperature  130 850 0 to 240 by 24 G Public
WS Wind speed m s**-1  10 850 0 to 240 by 24 G Public
MSL  Mean sea level pressure  Pa  151 surface  0 to 240 by 24 G Public
Tropical Cyclones
Long name Format Level Steps Domain Access

Tropical Cyclone Trajectory (TC track including genesis)

BUFR surface  up to day 10 G Public

Legend

G = Global
T = Tropics between 35N and 35S
A = 90W to 90E, 90N to 90S
TA =Tropics between 35N and 35S and from 90W to 90E
SA = South Africa
SP = South Pacific
EA = East Africa