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Interface Output from the NCEP Rawinsonde Decoder

Mnemonic Description Units Value
STNM WMO block/station number Numeric rivals (irstnm)
SLAT Station latitude Degrees rivals (irslat)
SLON Station longitude Degrees rivals (irslon)
SELV Station elevation Meters rivals (irselv)
QCEVR Quality mark for MOBIL station elevation WMO Code Table 1845 rivals (irqcvr)
UAITPD Instrument type (from station table) WMO Common Code Table C-2 rivals (iritpd)
UAITPR Instrument type (from report 31313 section) WMO Common Code Table C-2 rivals (iritpr)
A4ME Type of measuring equipment used WMO Code Table 0265 rivals (ira4me)
MARSQ Marsden square WMO Code Table 2590 rivals (irmrsq)
WMOR WMO region number WMO BUFR Table 001003 rivals (irwmor)
UALNHR Radiosonde launch hour Hour rivals (irlnhr)
UALNMN Radiosonde launch minute Minute rivals (irlnmn)
SIRC Solar and infrared radiation correction WMO Code Table 3849 rivals (irsirc)
TTSS Tracking technique/status of system WMO Code Table 3872 rivals (irttss)
SSTC Sea surface temperature Degrees Celsius rivals (irsstc)
YEAR Report year Year rivals (iryear)
MNTH Report month Month rivals (irmnth)
DAYS Report day Day rivals (irdays)
HOUR Report hour Hour rivals (irhour)
MWDL Mean wind direction, sfc-1500m Degrees true rivals (irmwdl)
MWSL Mean wind speed, sfc-1500m Meters/second rivals (irmwsl)
MWDH Mean wind direction, 1500m-3000m Degrees true rivals (irmwdh)
MWSH Mean wind speed, 1500m-3000m Meters/second rivals (irmwsh)
XMPRES Extrapolated mandatory level pressure Millibars rivals (irxprs)
XMHGTM Extrapolated mandatory level height Meters rivals (irxhtm)
STBS5 Stability index, sfc-500mb Numeric rivals (irstb5)
CLAM Cloud amount WMO BUFR Table 020011 rivals (irclam)
HBLCS Height above surface of base of lowest cloud seen Code table rivals (irhblc)
TIWM Type of instrumentation for wind measurement WMO BUFR Table 002002 rivals (irtiwm)
NCLT Number of cloud types Numeric rivals (irnclt)
CLTP Cloud type WMO BUFR Table 020012 rivals (ircltp(1:NCLT))
NRDC Number of report diagnostic codes Numeric rivals (irnrdc)
UARDC Report diagnostic code Code table rivals (irurdc(1:NRDC))
NLEV Number of sounding levels Numeric rivals (irnlev)
VSIG Vertical sounding significance WMO BUFR Table 008001 rivals (irvsig(1:NLEV))
PRES Pressure Millibars rivals (irpres(1:NLEV))
HGTM Height Meters rivals (irhgtm(1:NLEV))
TMPC Temperature Degrees Celsius rivals (irtmpc(1:NLEV))
DWPC Dewpoint temperature Degrees Celsius rivals (irdwpc(1:NLEV))
DRCT Wind direction Degrees true rivals (irdrct(1:NLEV))
SPED Wind speed Meters/second rivals (irsped(1:NLEV))
AWSB Wind shear at 1km below maximum wind level Meters/second rivals (irawsb(1:NLEV))
AWSA Wind shear at 1km above maximum wind level Meters/second rivals (irawsa(1:NLEV))
STID Station identifier CCITT IA5 civals (icstid)
COUN Country identifier CCITT IA5 civals (iccoun)
UAPART Radiosonde part name CCITT IA5 civals (icpart)

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