Data Type 
Parameter 
Long Name 
Units 
int 
time
 Valid output time
 minutes since 19700101 00:00:00 UTC

int 
reference_time
 Model initialization time
 minutes since 19700101 00:00:00 UTC

int 
time_bounds
 Time Bounds
 minutes since 19700101 00:00:00 UTC

double 
x
 x coordinate of projection
 m

double 
y
 y coordinate of projection
 m

char 
ProjectionCoordinateSystem
 Projection Coordinate System
 

int 
T2D
 2m Air Temperature
 K

int 
LWDOWN
 Surface downward longwave radiation flux
 W m2

int 
Q2D
 2m Specific humidity
 kg kg1

int 
U2D
 10m Ucomponent of wind
 m s1

int 
V2D
 10m Vcomponent of wind
 m s1

int 
PSFC
 Surface Pressure
 Pa

int 
RAINRATE
 Surface Precipitation Rate
 mm s^1

int 
SWDOWN
 Surface downward shortwave radiation flux
 W m2
