All Templates

Section Template Name
3 0 Latitude/longitude (or equidistant cylindrical, or Plate Carree)
3 1 Rotated Latitude/longitude (or equidistant cylindrical, or Plate Carree)
3 2 Stretched Latitude/longitude (or equidistant cylindrical, or Plate Carree)
3 3 Stretched and Rotated Latitude/longitude (or equidistant cylindrical, or Plate Carree)
3 10 Mercator
3 20 Polar stereographic projection
3 30 Lambert conformal
3 31 Albers equal area
3 40 Gaussian latitude/longitude
3 41 Rotated Gaussian latitude/longitude
3 42 Stretched Gaussian latitude/longitude
3 43 Stretched and rotated Gaussian latitude/longitude
3 50 Spherical harmonic coefficients
3 51 Rotated spherical harmonic coefficients
3 52 Stretched spherical harmonic coefficients
3 53 Stretched and rotated spherical harmonic coefficients
3 90 Space view perspective or orthographic
3 100 Triangular grid based on an icosahedron (see Attachment I.2-GRIB-Att.)
3 110 Equatorial azimuthal equidistant projection
3 120 Azimuth-range projection
3 1000 Cross-section grid, with points equally spaced on the horizontal Preliminary Note: This template is simply experimental, was not validated at the time of publication and should be used only for bi-lateral previously agreed tests.
3 1100 Hovmöller diagram grid, with points equally spaced on the horizontal Preliminary Note: This template is simply experimental, was not validated at the time of publication and should be used only for bi-lateral previously agreed tests.
3 1200 Time section grid Preliminary Note: This template is simply experimental, was not validated at the time of publication and should be used only for bi-lateral previously agreed tests.
3 140 Lambert azimuthal equal area projection
4 0 Analysis or forecast at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer at a point in time
4 1 Individual ensemble forecast, control and perturbed, at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer at a point in time
4 2 Derived forecast based on all ensemble members at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer at a point in time
4 3 Derived forecasts based on a cluster of ensemble members over a rectangular area at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer at a point in time
4 4 Derived forecasts based on a cluster of ensemble members over a circular area at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer at a point in time
4 5 Probability forecasts at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer at a point in time
4 6 Percentile forecasts at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer at a point in time
4 7 Analysis or forecast error at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer at a point in time
4 8 Average, accumulation, and/or extreme values or other statistically processed values at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer in a continuous or non- continuous time interval
4 9 Probability forecasts at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer in a continuous or non-continuous time interval
4 10 Percentile forecasts at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer in a continuous or non-continuous time interval Preliminary Note: This template was not validated at the time of publication and should be used with caution. Please report any use to WMO Secretariat (World Weather Watch - Basic Systems Department) to assist for validation.
4 11 Individual ensemble forecast, control and perturbed, at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer in a continuous or non-continuous time interval
4 12 Derived forecasts based on all ensemble members at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer in a continuous or non-continuous time interval
4 13 Derived forecasts based on a cluster of ensemble members over a rectangular area at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer in a continuous or non-continuous time interval
4 14 Derived forecasts based on a cluster of ensemble members over a circular area at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer in a continuous or non-continuous time interval
4 20 Radar product
4 30 Satellite Product. NOTE: This template is deprecated. Template 4.31 should be used instead.
4 31 Satellite Product.
4 254 CCITT IA5 character string
4 1000 Cross section of analysis and forecast at a point in time Preliminary Note: This template is simply experimental, was not validated at the time of publication and should be used only for bi-lateral previously agreed tests.
4 1001 Cross section of averaged or otherwise statistically processed analysis or forecast over a range of time Preliminary Note: This template is simply experimental, was not validated at the time of publication and should be used only for bi-lateral previously agreed tests.
4 1002 Cross-section of analysis and forecast, averaged or otherwise statistically processed over latitude or longitude Preliminary Note: This template is simply experimental, was not validated at the time of publication and should be used only for bi-lateral previously agreed tests.
4 1100 Hovmöller-type grid with no averaging or other statistical processing Preliminary Note: This template is simply experimental, was not validated at the time of publication and should be used only for bi-lateral previously agreed tests.
4 1101 Hovmöller-type grid with averaging or other statistical processing Preliminary Note: This template is simply experimental, was not validated at the time of publication and should be used only for bi-lateral previously agreed tests. (Octets 35-50 very similar to octets 43-58 of PDT 4.8, but meaning of some fields differs slightly)
4 15 Average, accumulation, extreme values, or other statistically-processed values over a spatial area at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer at a point in time
4 32 Analysis or forecast at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer at a point in time for synthetic satellite data
4 40 Analysis or forecast at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer at a point in time for atmospheric chemical constituents
4 41 Individual ensemble forecast, control and perturbed, at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer at a point in time for atmospheric chemical constituents
4 42 Average, accumulation, and/or extreme values or other statistically processed values at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer in a continuous or noncontinuous time interval for atmospheric chemical constituents
4 43 Individual ensemble forecast, control and perturbed, at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer in a continuous or non-continuous time interval for atmospheric chemical constituents
4 44 Analysis or forecast at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer at a point in time for aerosol
4 45 Individual ensemble forecast, control and perturbed, at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer at a point in time for aerosol
4 46 Average, accumulation, and/or extreme values or other statistically processed values at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer in a continuous or noncontinuous time interval for aerosol
4 47 Individual ensemble forecast, control and perturbed, at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer in a continuous or non-continuous time interval for aerosol
4 51 Categorical forecasts at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer at a point in time
4 91 Categorical forecasts at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer in a continuous or non-continuous time interval - validation
4 34 Individual ensemble forecast, control and perturbed, at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer, in a continuous or non-continuous interval for simulated (synthetic) satellite data
4 33 Individual ensemble forecast, control and perturbed, at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer at a point in time for simulated (synthetic) satellite data
4 53 Partitioned parameters at a horizontal level or horizontal layer at a point in time
4 61 Individual ensemble reforecast, control and perturbed, at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer in a continuous or non-continuous time interval
4 60 Individual ensemble reforecast, control and perturbed, at a horizontal level or in a horizontal layer at a point in time
5 0 Grid point data - simple packing
5 1 Matrix values at grid point -simple packing Preliminary Note: This template was not validated at the time of publication and should be used with caution. Please report any use to WMO Secretariat (World Weather Watch - Basic Systems Department) to assist for validation.
5 2 Grid point data - complex packing
5 3 Grid point data - complex packing and spatial differencing
5 4 Grid point data - IEEE floating point data
5 40 Grid point data - JPEG 2000 code stream format
5 41 Grid point data - Portable Network Graphics (PNG) format
5 50 Spectral data - simple packing
5 51 Spherical harmonics data - complex packing
5 61 Grid point data - simple packing with logarithm pre-processing
5 200 Grid point data - Run length packing with level values
5 50002 Second order packing
7 0 Grid point data - simple packing Note: For most templates, details of the packing process are described in regulation 92.9.4
7 1 Matrix values at grid point -simple packing Preliminary Note: This template was not validated at the time of publication and should be used with caution. Please report any use to WMO Secretariat (World Weather Watch - Basic Systems Department) to assist for validation Note: For most templates, details of the packing process are described in regulation 92.9.4
7 2 Grid point data - complex packing Note: For most templates, details of the packing process are described in regulation 92.9.4
7 3 Grid point data - complex packing and spatial differencing Note: For most templates, details of the packing process are described in regulation 92.9.4
7 4 Grid point data - IEEE floating point data
7 40 Grid point data - JPEG 2000 Code Stream Format Note: For most templates, details of the packing process are described in regulation 92.9.4
7 41 Grid point data - Portable Network Graphics (PNG) Format Note: For most templates, details of the packing process are described in regulation 92.9.4
7 50 Spectral data - simple packing Note: For most templates, details of the packing process are described in regulation 92.9.4
7 51 Spherical harmonics - complex packing Note: For most templates, details of the packing process are described in regulation 92.9.4