Global low resolution data in GRIB2 format

This table provides the variable name, level, abbreviation, units and a link to additional grib2 encoding information for each parameter encoded in GRIB2 format
Number Variable1 Level2 Abbreviation Units Description
0- Surface Pressure Surface PRES_SFC_0 Pascal Sections 0 to 6
1- Temperature 2m above ground TMP_TGL_2m Kelvin Sections 0 to 6
2- Dew Point temperature Surface DPT_SFC_0 Kelvin Sections 0 to 6
3- U Wind Component 10m above ground UGRD_TGL_10m metres per second Sections 0 to 6
4- V Wind Component 10m above ground VGRD_TGL_10m metres per second Sections 0 to 6
5- Wind speed - Module 10m above ground WIND_TGL_10m metres per second Sections 0 to 6
6- Wind direction 10m above ground WDIR_TGL_10m Degrees relative to i,j components of grid Sections 0 to 6
7- Mean Sea Level Pressure MSL PRMSL_MSL_0 Pascal Sections 0 to 6
8- Accumulated Precipitation Surface APCP_SFC_0 kg m-2 Sections 0 to 6
9- Precipitation rate Surface PRATE_SFC_0 kg m-2 sec-1 Sections 0 to 6
10- Dew point depression 2m above ground DEPR_TGL_2m Celsius Sections 0 to 6
11- Total Cloud Column TCDC_SFC_0 Percent Sections 0 to 6
12- Geopotential Height 1015 mb HGT_ISBL_1015 geopotential meter Sections 0 to 6
13- Geopotential Height 1000 mb HGT_ISBL_1000 geopotential meter Sections 0 to 6
14- Geopotential Height 985 mb HGT_ISBL_985 geopotential meter Sections 0 to 6
15- Geopotential Height 970 mb HGT_ISBL_970 geopotential meter Sections 0 to 6
16- Geopotential Height 950 mb HGT_ISBL_950 geopotential meter Sections 0 to 6
17- Geopotential Height 925 mb HGT_ISBL_925 geopotential meter Sections 0 to 6
18- Geopotential Height 900 mb HGT_ISBL_900 geopotential meter Sections 0 to 6
19- Geopotential Height 875 mb HGT_ISBL_875 geopotential meter Sections 0 to 6
20- Geopotential Height 850 mb HGT_ISBL_850 geopotential meter Sections 0 to 6
21- Geopotential Height 800 mb HGT_ISBL_800 geopotential meter Sections 0 to 6
22- Geopotential Height 750 mb HGT_ISBL_750 geopotential meter Sections 0 to 6
23- Geopotential Height 700 mb HGT_ISBL_700 geopotential meter Sections 0 to 6
24- Geopotential Height 650 mb HGT_ISBL_650 geopotential meter Sections 0 to 6
25- Geopotential Height 600 mb HGT_ISBL_600 geopotential meter Sections 0 to 6
26- Geopotential Height 550 mb HGT_ISBL_550 geopotential meter Sections 0 to 6
27- Geopotential Height 500 mb HGT_ISBL_500 geopotential meter Sections 0 to 6
28- Geopotential Height 450 mb HGT_ISBL_450 geopotential meter Sections 0 to 6
29- Geopotential Height 400 mb HGT_ISBL_400 geopotential meter Sections 0 to 6
30- Geopotential Height 350 mb HGT_ISBL_350 geopotential meter Sections 0 to 6
31- Geopotential Height 300 mb HGT_ISBL_300 geopotential meter Sections 0 to 6
32- Geopotential Height 275 mb HGT_ISBL_275 geopotential meter Sections 0 to 6
33- Geopotential Height 250 mb HGT_ISBL_250 geopotential meter Sections 0 to 6
34- Geopotential Height 225 mb HGT_ISBL_225 geopotential meter Sections 0 to 6
35- Geopotential Height 200 mb HGT_ISBL_200 geopotential meter Sections 0 to 6
36- Geopotential Height 175 mb HGT_ISBL_175 geopotential meter Sections 0 to 6
37- Geopotential Height 150 mb HGT_ISBL_150 geopotential meter Sections 0 to 6
38- Geopotential Height 100 mb HGT_ISBL_100 geopotential meter Sections 0 to 6
39- Geopotential Height 50 mb HGT_ISBL_50 geopotential meter Sections 0 to 6
40- Thickness between two isobaric levels 1000-500hPa HGT_ISBY_1000 geopotential meter Sections 0 to 6
41- Temperature 1015 mb TMP_ISBL_1015 Kelvin Sections 0 to 6
42- Temperature 1000 mb TMP_ISBL_1000 Kelvin Sections 0 to 6
43- Temperature 985 mb TMP_ISBL_985 Kelvin Sections 0 to 6
44- Temperature 970 mb TMP_ISBL_970 Kelvin Sections 0 to 6
45- Temperature 950 mb TMP_ISBL_950 Kelvin Sections 0 to 6
46- Temperature 925 mb TMP_ISBL_925 Kelvin Sections 0 to 6
47- Temperature 900 mb TMP_ISBL_900 Kelvin Sections 0 to 6
48- Temperature 875 mb TMP_ISBL_875 Kelvin Sections 0 to 6
49- Temperature 850 mb TMP_ISBL_850 Kelvin Sections 0 to 6
50- Temperature 800 mb TMP_ISBL_800 Kelvin Sections 0 to 6
51- Temperature 750 mb TMP_ISBL_750 Kelvin Sections 0 to 6
52- Temperature 700 mb TMP_ISBL_700 Kelvin Sections 0 to 6
53- Temperature 650 mb TMP_ISBL_650 Kelvin Sections 0 to 6
54- Temperature 600 mb TMP_ISBL_600 Kelvin Sections 0 to 6
55- Temperature 550 mb TMP_ISBL_550 Kelvin Sections 0 to 6
56- Temperature 500 mb TMP_ISBL_500 Kelvin Sections 0 to 6
57- Temperature 450 mb TMP_ISBL_450 Kelvin Sections 0 to 6
58- Temperature 400 mb TMP_ISBL_400 Kelvin Sections 0 to 6
59- Temperature 350 mb TMP_ISBL_350 Kelvin Sections 0 to 6
60- Temperature 300 mb TMP_ISBL_300 Kelvin Sections 0 to 6
61- Temperature 275 mb TMP_ISBL_275 Kelvin Sections 0 to 6
62- Temperature 250 mb TMP_ISBL_250 Kelvin Sections 0 to 6
63- Temperature 225 mb TMP_ISBL_225 Kelvin Sections 0 to 6
64- Temperature 200 mb TMP_ISBL_200 Kelvin Sections 0 to 6
65- Temperature 175 mb TMP_ISBL_175 Kelvin Sections 0 to 6
66- Temperature 150 mb TMP_ISBL_150 Kelvin Sections 0 to 6
67- Temperature 100 mb TMP_ISBL_100 Kelvin Sections 0 to 6
68- Temperature 50 mb TMP_ISBL_50 Kelvin Sections 0 to 6
69- Wind speed - Module 1015 mb WIND_ISBL_1015 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
70- Wind direction 1015 mb WDIR_ISBL_1015 Degrees relative to i,j components of grid Sections 0 to 6
71- Wind speed - Module 1000 mb WIND_ISBL_1000 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
72- Wind direction 1000 mb WDIR_ISBL_1000 Degrees relative to i,j components of grid Sections 0 to 6
73- Wind speed - Module 985 mb WIND_ISBL_985 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
74- Wind direction 985 mb WDIR_ISBL_985 Degrees relative to i,j components of grid Sections 0 to 6
75- Wind speed - Module 970 mb WIND_ISBL_970 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
76- Wind direction 970 mb WDIR_ISBL_970 Degrees relative to i,j components of grid Sections 0 to 6
77- Wind speed - Module 950 mb WIND_ISBL_950 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
78- Wind direction 950 mb WDIR_ISBL_950 Degrees relative to i,j components of grid Sections 0 to 6
79- Wind speed - Module 925 mb WIND_ISBL_925 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
80- Wind direction 925 mb WDIR_ISBL_925 Degrees relative to i,j components of grid Sections 0 to 6
81- Wind speed - Module 900 mb WIND_ISBL_900 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
82- Wind direction 900 mb WDIR_ISBL_900 Degrees relative to i,j components of grid Sections 0 to 6
83- Wind speed - Module 875 mb WIND_ISBL_875 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
84- Wind direction 875 mb WDIR_ISBL_875 Degrees relative to i,j components of grid Sections 0 to 6
85- Wind speed - Module 850 mb WIND_ISBL_850 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
86- Wind direction 850 mb WDIR_ISBL_850 Degrees relative to i,j components of grid Sections 0 to 6
87- Wind speed - Module 800 mb WIND_ISBL_800 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
88- Wind direction 800 mb WDIR_ISBL_800 Degrees relative to i,j components of grid Sections 0 to 6
89- Wind speed - Module 750 mb WIND_ISBL_750 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
90- Wind direction 750 mb WDIR_ISBL_750 Degrees relative to i,j components of grid Sections 0 to 6
91- Wind speed - Module 700 mb WIND_ISBL_700 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
92- Wind direction 700 mb WDIR_ISBL_700 Degrees relative to i,j components of grid Sections 0 to 6
93- Wind speed - Module 650 mb WIND_ISBL_650 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
94- Wind direction 650 mb WDIR_ISBL_650 Degrees relative to i,j components of grid Sections 0 to 6
95- Wind speed - Module 600 mb WIND_ISBL_600 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
96- Wind direction 600 mb WDIR_ISBL_600 Degrees relative to i,j components of grid Sections 0 to 6
97- Wind speed - Module 550 mb WIND_ISBL_550 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
98- Wind direction 550 mb WDIR_ISBL_550 Degrees relative to i,j components of grid Sections 0 to 6
99- Wind speed - Module 500 mb WIND_ISBL_500 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
100- Wind direction 500 mb WDIR_ISBL_500 Degrees relative to i,j components of grid Sections 0 to 6
101- Wind speed - Module 450 mb WIND_ISBL_450 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
102- Wind direction 450 mb WDIR_ISBL_450 Degrees relative to i,j components of grid Sections 0 to 6
103- Wind speed - Module 400 mb WIND_ISBL_400 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
104- Wind direction 400 mb WDIR_ISBL_400 Degrees relative to i,j components of grid Sections 0 to 6
105- Wind speed - Module 350 mb WIND_ISBL_350 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
106- Wind direction 350 mb WDIR_ISBL_350 Degrees relative to i,j components of grid Sections 0 to 6
107- Wind speed - Module 300 mb WIND_ISBL_300 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
108- Wind direction 300 mb WDIR_ISBL_300 Degrees relative to i,j components of grid Sections 0 to 6
109- Wind speed - Module 275 mb WIND_ISBL_275 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
110- Wind direction 275 mb WDIR_ISBL_275 Degrees relative to i,j components of grid Sections 0 to 6
111- Wind speed - Module 250 mb WIND_ISBL_250 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
112- Wind direction 250 mb WDIR_ISBL_250 Degrees relative to i,j components of grid Sections 0 to 6
113- Wind speed - Module 225 mb WIND_ISBL_225 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
114- Wind direction 225 mb WDIR_ISBL_225 Degrees relative to i,j components of grid Sections 0 to 6
115- Wind speed - Module 200 mb WIND_ISBL_200 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
116- Wind direction 200 mb WDIR_ISBL_200 Degrees relative to i,j components of grid Sections 0 to 6
117- Wind speed - Module 175 mb WIND_ISBL_175 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
118- Wind direction 175 mb WDIR_ISBL_175 Degrees relative to i,j components of grid Sections 0 to 6
119- Wind speed - Module 150 mb WIND_ISBL_150 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
120- Wind direction 150 mb WDIR_ISBL_150 Degrees relative to i,j components of grid Sections 0 to 6
121- Wind speed - Module 100 mb WIND_ISBL_100 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
122- Wind direction 100 mb WDIR_ISBL_100 Degrees relative to i,j components of grid Sections 0 to 6
123- Wind speed - Module 50 mb WIND_ISBL_50 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
124- Wind direction 50 mb WDIR_ISBL_50 Degrees relative to i,j components of grid Sections 0 to 6
125- U Wind Component 1015 mb UGRD_ISBL_1015 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
126- V Wind Component 1015 mb VGRD_ISBL_1015 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
127- U Wind Component 1000 mb UGRD_ISBL_1000 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
128- V Wind Component 1000 mb VGRD_ISBL_1000 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
129- U Wind Component 985 mb UGRD_ISBL_985 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
130- V Wind Component 985 mb VGRD_ISBL_985 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
131- U Wind Component 970 mb UGRD_ISBL_970 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
132- V Wind Component 970 mb VGRD_ISBL_970 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
133- U Wind Component 950 mb UGRD_ISBL_950 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
134- V Wind Component 950 mb VGRD_ISBL_950 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
135- U Wind Component 925 mb UGRD_ISBL_925 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
136- V Wind Component 925 mb VGRD_ISBL_925 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
137- U Wind Component 900 mb UGRD_ISBL_900 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
138- V Wind Component 900 mb VGRD_ISBL_900 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
139- U Wind Component 875 mb UGRD_ISBL_875 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
140- V Wind Component 875 mb VGRD_ISBL_875 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
141- U Wind Component 850 mb UGRD_ISBL_850 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
142- V Wind Component 850 mb VGRD_ISBL_850 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
143- U Wind Component 800 mb UGRD_ISBL_800 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
144- V Wind Component 800 mb VGRD_ISBL_800 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
145- U Wind Component 750 mb UGRD_ISBL_750 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
146- V Wind Component 750 mb VGRD_ISBL_750 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
147- U Wind Component 700 mb UGRD_ISBL_700 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
148- V Wind Component 700 mb VGRD_ISBL_700 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
149- U Wind Component 650 mb UGRD_ISBL_650 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
150- V Wind Component 650 mb VGRD_ISBL_650 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
151- U Wind Component 600 mb UGRD_ISBL_600 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
152- V Wind Component 600 mb VGRD_ISBL_600 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
153- U Wind Component 550 mb UGRD_ISBL_550 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
154- V Wind Component 550 mb VGRD_ISBL_550 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
155- U Wind Component 500 mb UGRD_ISBL_500 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
156- V Wind Component 500 mb VGRD_ISBL_500 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
157- U Wind Component 450 mb UGRD_ISBL_450 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
158- V Wind Component 450 mb VGRD_ISBL_450 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
159- U Wind Component 400 mb UGRD_ISBL_400 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
160- V Wind Component 400 mb VGRD_ISBL_400 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
161- U Wind Component 350 mb UGRD_ISBL_350 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
162- V Wind Component 350 mb VGRD_ISBL_350 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
163- U Wind Component 300 mb UGRD_ISBL_300 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
164- V Wind Component 300 mb VGRD_ISBL_300 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
165- U Wind Component 275 mb UGRD_ISBL_275 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
166- V Wind Component 275 mb VGRD_ISBL_275 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
167- U Wind Component 250 mb UGRD_ISBL_250 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
168- V Wind Component 250 mb VGRD_ISBL_250 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
169- U Wind Component 225 mb UGRD_ISBL_225 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
170- V Wind Component 225 mb VGRD_ISBL_225 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
171- U Wind Component 200 mb UGRD_ISBL_200 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
172- V Wind Component 200 mb VGRD_ISBL_200 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
173- U Wind Component 175 mb UGRD_ISBL_175 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
174- V Wind Component 175 mb VGRD_ISBL_175 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
175- U Wind Component 150 mb UGRD_ISBL_150 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
176- V Wind Component 150 mb VGRD_ISBL_150 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
177- U Wind Component 100 mb UGRD_ISBL_100 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
178- V Wind Component 100 mb VGRD_ISBL_100 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
179- U Wind Component 50 mb UGRD_ISBL_50 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
180- V Wind Component 50 mb VGRD_ISBL_50 metres per second Sections 0 to 6
181- Dew point depression 1015 mb DEPR_ISBL_1015 Celsius Sections 0 to 6
182- Dew point depression 1000 mb DEPR_ISBL_1000 Celsius Sections 0 to 6
183- Dew point depression 985 mb DEPR_ISBL_985 Celsius Sections 0 to 6
184- Dew point depression 970 mb DEPR_ISBL_970 Celsius Sections 0 to 6
185- Dew point depression 950 mb DEPR_ISBL_950 Celsius Sections 0 to 6
186- Dew point depression 925 mb DEPR_ISBL_925 Celsius Sections 0 to 6
187- Dew point depression 900 mb DEPR_ISBL_900 Celsius Sections 0 to 6
188- Dew point depression 875 mb DEPR_ISBL_875 Celsius Sections 0 to 6
189- Dew point depression 850 mb DEPR_ISBL_850 Celsius Sections 0 to 6
190- Dew point depression 800 mb DEPR_ISBL_800 Celsius Sections 0 to 6
191- Dew point depression 750 mb DEPR_ISBL_750 Celsius Sections 0 to 6
192- Dew point depression 700 mb DEPR_ISBL_700 Celsius Sections 0 to 6
193- Dew point depression 650 mb DEPR_ISBL_650 Celsius Sections 0 to 6
194- Dew point depression 600 mb DEPR_ISBL_600 Celsius Sections 0 to 6
195- Dew point depression 550 mb DEPR_ISBL_550 Celsius Sections 0 to 6
196- Dew point depression 500 mb DEPR_ISBL_500 Celsius Sections 0 to 6
197- Dew point depression 450 mb DEPR_ISBL_450 Celsius Sections 0 to 6
198- Dew point depression 400 mb DEPR_ISBL_400 Celsius Sections 0 to 6
199- Dew point depression 350 mb DEPR_ISBL_350 Celsius Sections 0 to 6
200- Dew point depression 300 mb DEPR_ISBL_300 Celsius Sections 0 to 6
201- Dew point depression 275 mb DEPR_ISBL_275 Celsius Sections 0 to 6
202- Dew point depression 250 mb DEPR_ISBL_250 Celsius Sections 0 to 6
203- Dew point depression 225 mb DEPR_ISBL_225 Celsius Sections 0 to 6
204- Dew point depression 200 mb DEPR_ISBL_200 Celsius Sections 0 to 6
205- Dew point depression 175 mb DEPR_ISBL_175 Celsius Sections 0 to 6
206- Dew point depression 150 mb DEPR_ISBL_150 Celsius Sections 0 to 6
207- Dew point depression 100 mb DEPR_ISBL_100 Celsius Sections 0 to 6
208- Dew point depression 50 mb DEPR_ISBL_50 Celsius Sections 0 to 6
209- Vertical Velocity 850 mb VVEL_ISBL_850 Pascal sec-1 Sections 0 to 6
210- Vertical Velocity 700 mb VVEL_ISBL_700 Pascal sec-1 Sections 0 to 6
211- Vertical Velocity 500 mb VVEL_ISBL_500 Pascal sec-1 Sections 0 to 6
212- Vertical Velocity 250 mb VVEL_ISBL_250 Pascal sec-1 Sections 0 to 6
213- Absolute vorticity 850 mb ABSV_ISBL_850 sec-1 Sections 0 to 6
214- Absolute vorticity 700 mb ABSV_ISBL_700 sec-1 Sections 0 to 6
215- Absolute vorticity 500 mb ABSV_ISBL_500 sec-1 Sections 0 to 6
216- Absolute vorticity 250 mb ABSV_ISBL_250 sec-1 Sections 0 to 6

1- 00Z data for forecast hours 156 to 240 contain the following variables only: APCP_SFC, HGT_ISBL_500, PRMSL_MSL, UGRD_ISBL_250, VGRD_ISBL_250, WDIR_ISBL_250, WIND_ISBL_250
2- The pressure (ISBL) levels 1000,925,850,700,500,400,300,250,200,150,100 and 50 mb are the only levels available for forecast hours 075 to 144 inclusively