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ready World Meteorological Organization GRIdded Binary Codes Edition 2

Abbreviation: WMO GRIB2 Codes

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The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has adopted Edition 2 of the GRIB codes as a standard vocabulary to help with sharing gridded binary (GRIB) files. The GRIB2 codes are used internationally to identify weather parameters. In general, WMO Codes are definitions of particular concepts, provided by the WMO. Each code on the WMO site is published as an entry with its own unique identifier, a URI (Uniform Resource Identifier). The collection of statements in the definition table provide information about the code and its use. Often these statements link to other resources within the WMO registry and across the web. Codes are organised within registers, providing context for those codes. A list of related codes about a particular topic will be published as a register. Please note the GRIB2 Codes are distinct from the GRIB2 data format.


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Record added: Jan. 9, 2021, 4:25 p.m.
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