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Rawinsonde Decoder

IMPORTANT: If you haven't already done so, be sure to read the overview document that contains information relevant to all of the NCEP decoders!

The NCEP Rawinsonde Decoder parses reports of the following formats into the NCEP Decoder Interface Format:

  • PILOT       - WMO FM 32-IX
  • TEMP        - WMO FM 35-X Ext.
  • TEMP SHIP   - WMO FM 36-X Ext.
  • TEMP DROP   - WMO FM 37-X Ext.
  • TEMP MOBIL  - WMO FM 38-X Ext.

Known Deficiencies:

  • None

Related Documents:

Change History Log:

Version Date Summary of Changes
1.1 5/10/2000 Initial version
1.2 8/2/2000 Version 1.2 Changes
1.3 2/6/2001 Version 1.3 Changes
1.4 11/6/2001 Version 1.4 Changes
1.5 4/22/2004 Version 1.5 Changes
1.6 2/14/2006 Version 1.6 Changes


The latest version of the decoder can be downloaded and utilized free of charge, subject to the usual NWS disclaimer. You may click here to download a copy of the decoder software. If you wish to be included on our "decoders-announce" mailing list, please visit our Decoder Announcements mailing list site to subscribe yourself. This list is our way of informing our users whenever we make changes or updates to our software.


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