GRIB2 - TABLE 4.2-0-0

PARAMETERS FOR DISCIPLINE 0
CATEGORY 0

(Meteorological products, Temperature category)

In Section 0, Octet 7 = 0
In Section 4, Octet 10 = 0

Revised 07/01/2014
Red text depicts changes made since 07/17/2013



Number
(In Section 4, octet 11)
Parameter Units
Abbrev
0
Temperature
K
TMP
1
Virtual Temperature
K
VTMP
2
Potential Temperature K
POT
3
Pseudo-Adiabatic Potential Temperature
(or Equivalent Potential Temperature)
K
EPOT
4
Maximum Temperature* K
TMAX
5
Minimum Temperature* K
TMIN
6
Dew Point Temperature K
DPT
7
Dew Point Depression (or Deficit)
K
DEPR
8
Lapse Rate
K m-1
LAPR
9
Temperature Anomaly
K
TMPA
10
Latent Heat Net Flux
W m-2 LHTFL
11
Sensible Heat Net Flux W m-2 SHTFL
12
Heat Index
K
HEATX
13
Wind Chill Factor K
WCF
14
Minimum Dew Point Depression* K
MINDPD
15
Virtual Potential Temperature K
VPTMP
16
Snow Phase Change Heat Flux W m-2
SNOHF
17
Skin Temperature K
SKINT
18
Snow Temperature (top of snow) K SNOT
19
Turbulent Transfer Coefficient for Heat Numeric TTCHT
20
Turbulent Diffusion Coefficient for Heat m2s-1 TDCHT
21
Apparent Temperature ** K APTMP
22-191
Reserved

192-254
Reserved for Local Use


192
Snow Phase Change Heat Flux W m-2 SNOHF
193
Temperature Tendency by All Radiation K s-1
TTRAD
194
Relative Error Variance
REV
195
Large Scale Condensate Heating Rate K s-1
LRGHR
196
Deep Convective Heating Rate K s-1
CNVHR
197
Total Downward Heat Flux at Surface W m-2 THFLX
198
Temperature Tendency by All Physics K s-1 TTDIA
199
Temperature Tendency by Non-radiation Physics K s-1 TTPHY
200
Standard Dev. of IR Temp. over 1x1 deg. area K TSD1D
201
Shallow Convective Heating Rate K s-1
SHAHR
202
Vertical Diffusion Heating rate K s-1
VDFHR
203
Potential Temperature at Top of Viscous Sublayer
K
THZ0
204
Tropical Cyclone Heat Potential
Jm-2K
TCHP
255
Missing




Notes:
*   Parameter deprecated - See Regulation 92.6.2 and use another parameter instead.
** Apparent temperatur is the perceived outdoor temperature, caused by a combination
   of phenomena, such as air temperature, relative humidity and wind speed.



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