GRIB2 - CODE TABLE 4.0

PRODUCT DEFINITION TEMPLATE NUMBER

In Section 4, Octet 8-9

Revised 07/11/2013
Red text depicts changes made since 04/04/2013



Number Meaning
0
Analysis or forecast at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer at a point in time.  (see Template 4.0)
1
Individual ensemble forecast, control and perturbed, at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer at a point in time.  (see Template 4.1)
2
Derived forecasts based on all ensemble members at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer at a point in time.  (see Template 4.2)
3
Derived forecasts based on a cluster of ensemble members over a rectangular area at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer at a point in time.  (see Template 4.3)
4
Derived forecasts based on a cluster of ensemble members over a circular area at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer at a point in time.  (see Template 4.4)
5
Probability forecasts at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer at a point in time.  (see Template 4.5)
6
Percentile forecasts at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer at a point in time.  (see Template 4.6)
7 Analysis or forecast error at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer at a point in time.  (see Template 4.7)
8
Average, accumulation, extreme values or other statistically processed values at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer in a continuous or non-continuous time interval.  (see Template 4.8)
9
Probability forecasts at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer in a continuous or non-continuous time interval.  (see Template 4.9)
10
Percentile forecasts at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer in a continuous or non-continuous time interval.  (see Template 4.10)
11
Individual ensemble forecast, control and perturbed, at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer, in a continuous or non-continuous time interval.  (see Template 4.11)
12
Derived forecasts based on all ensemble members at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer, in a continuous or non-continuous time interval.  (see Template 4.12)
13
Derived forecasts based on a cluster of ensemble members over a rectangular area at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer, in a continuous or non-continuous time interval.  (see Template 4.13)
14
Derived forecasts based on a cluster of ensemble members over a circular area at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer, in a continuous or non-continuous time interval.  (see Template 4.14)
15
Average, accumulation, extreme values or other statistically-processed values over a spatial area at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer at a point in time.  (see Template 4.15)
16-19
Reserved
20
Radar product  (see Template 4.20)
21-29
Reserved
30
Satellite product  (see Template 4.30)
NOTE:This template is deprecated. Template 4.31 should be used instead.
31
Satellite product  (see Template 4.31)
32
Analysis or forecast at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer at a point in time for simulate (synthetic) staellite data (see Template 4.32)
33
Individual Ensemble Forecast, control and perturbed, at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer at a point in time for simulated (synthetic) satellite data (see Template 4.33)
34
Individual Ensemble Forecast, control and perturbed, at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer, in a continuous or non-continuous interval for simulated (synthetic) satellite data(see Template 4.34)
35-39
Reserved
40
Analysis or forecast at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer at a point in time for atmospheric chemical constituents.  (see Template 4.40)
41
Individual ensemble forecast, control and perturbed, at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer at a point in time for atmospheric chemical constituents.  (see Template 4.41)
42
Average, accumulation, and/or extreme values or other statistically processed values at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer in a continuous or non-continuous time interval for atmospheric chemical constituents.  (see Template 4.42)
43
Individual ensemble forecast, control and perturbed, at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer, in a continuous or non-continuous time interval for atmospheric chemical constituents.  (see Template 4.43)
44
Analysis or forecast at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer at a point in time for aerosol.  (see Template 4.44)
45
Individual ensemble forecast, control and perturbed, at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer, in a continuous or non-continuous time interval for aerosol.  (see Template 4.45)
46
Average, accumulation, and/or extreme values or other statistically processed values at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer in a continuous or non-continuous time interval for aerosol.  (see Template 4.46)
47
Individual ensemble forecast, control and perturbed, at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer, in a continuous or non-continuous time interval for aerosol.  (see Template 4.47)
48
Analysis or forecast at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer at a point in time for aerosol.  (see Template 4.48)
49-50 Reserved
51
Categorical forecast at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer at a point in time.  (see Template 4.51)
52 Reserved
53 Partitioned parameters at a horizontal level or horizontal layer at a point in time.  (see Template 4.53)
54 Individual ensemble forecast, control and perturbed, at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer at a point in time for partitioned parameters.   (see Template 4.54)
55-90 Reserved
91
Categorical forecast at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer in a continuous or non-continuous time interval.  (see Template 4.91)
92-253
Reserved
254
CCITT IA5 character string  (see Template 4.254)
255-999
Reserved
1000
Cross-section of analysis and forecast at a point in time.  (see Template 4.1000)
1001
Cross-section of averaged or otherwise statistically processed analysis or forecast over a range of time.  (see Template 4.1001)
1002
Cross-section of analysis and forecast, averaged or otherwise statistically-processed over latitude or longitude.  (see Template 4.1002)
1003-1099
Reserved
1100
Hovmoller-type grid with no averaging or other statistical processing  (see Template 4.1100)
1101
Hovmoller-type grid with averaging or other statistical processing  (see Template 4.1101)
1102-32767
Reserved
32768-65534
Reserved for Local Use
65535
Missing


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