GRIB2 - CODE TABLE 4.3

TYPE OF GENERATING PROCESS

In Section 4, Octet 12

Revised 07/26/2016
Red text depicts changes made since 02/24/2016



Code Figure Meaning
0
Analysis
1
Initialization
2
Forecast
3
Bias Corrected Forecast
4
Ensemble Forecast
5
Probability Forecast
6
Forecast Error
7
Analysis Error
8
Observation
9
Climatological
10
Probability-Weighted Forecast
11
Bias-Corrected Ensemble Forecast
12 Post-processed Analysis (See Note)
13 Post-processed Forecast (See Note)
14
Nowcast
15 Hindcast
16 Physical Retrieval
17 Regression Analysis
18-191
Reserved
192-254
Reserved for Local Use
192
Forecast Confidence Indicator
193 Probability-matched Mean
194 Neighborhood Probability
255 Missing


Notes:

1.  Code figures 12 and 13 are intended in cases where code figures 0 and 2 may not be sufficient to indicate that significant post-processing has taken place on an intial analysis or forecast output.


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