GRIB2 - TABLE 4.2-0-7

PARAMETERS FOR DISCIPLINE 0
CATEGORY 7

(Meteorological products, Thermodynamic Stability category)

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

Revised 04/08/2013
Red text depicts changes made since 03/15/2012



Number
(In Section 4, octet 11)
Parameter Units
Abbrev
0
Parcel Lifted Index (to 500 hPa)
K
PLI
1
Best Lifted Index (to 500 hPa)
K
BLI
2
K Index
K
KX
3
KO Index
K
KOX
4
Total Totals Index
K
TOTALX
5
Sweat Index
Numeric
SX
6
Convective Available Potential Energy
J kg-1
CAPE
7
Convective Inhibition
J kg-1 CIN
8
Storm Relative Helicity
m2 s-2 HLCY
9
Energy Helicity Index
Numeric
EHLX
10
Surface Lifted Index
K
LFT X
11
Best (4 layer) Lifted Index K
4LFTX
12
Richardson Number Numeric
RI
13
Showalter Index K
SHWINX
14
Reserved

15
Updraft Helicity m2 s-2 UPHL
16-191
Reserved

192-254
Reserved for Local Use


192
Surface Lifted Index
K
LFT X
193
Best (4 layer) Lifted Index K
4LFTX
194
Richardson Number Numeric RI
195
Convective Weather Detection Index
CWDI
196
Ultra Violet Index W m-2 UVI
197
Updraft Helicity m2 s-2 UPHL
198
Leaf Area Index Numeric LAI
199
Hourly Maximum of Updraft Helicity over Layer 2km to 5 km AGL m2 s-2
MXUPHL
255
Missing




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