Climate

EUMETSAT offers a range of climate related data products listed in the tables below.

Meteosat Surface Albedo product

The tables below contain four different categories of data:

  • Fundamental Climate Data Records (FCDR): Single sensor type re-calibrated and inter-satellite calibrated Level 1 data
  • Thematic Climate Data Records (TCDR): Geophysical variables associated with GCOS Essential Climate Variables based on Fundamental Climate Data Records (FCDR)
  • Data for operational climate monitoring produced close to real time
  • Historically reprocessed data with not fully assessed quality

Data from the first two categories can be used to analyse climate variability and change, the third only supports operational climate monitoring activities such as monthly bulletins and the fourth is related to input provided to past reanalyses at ECMWF.

Fundamental Climate Data Records (FCDR)
Title Resources Instrument
ASCAT L1 SZF Climate Data Record Release 2 - Metop ASCAT Product Guide (PDF)
ASCAT Level 1 Product Format Specification (PDF)
Metop-A ASCAT L1 Data Record Release 2 (CF-003): User Guide (PDF)
Estimation of ASCAT-Normalised Radar Cross Section: ATBD (PDF)
Metop-A ASCAT L1 Data Record Release 2 (CF-003): Validation Report (PDF)
ASCAT-B Level 1 Calibration and Validation Report (PDF)
ASCAT
ASCAT L1 SZO Climate Data Record Release 2 - Metop ASCAT Product Guide (PDF)
ASCAT Level 1 Product Format Specification (PDF)
Metop-A ASCAT L1 Data Record Release 2 (CF-003): User Guide (PDF)
Estimation of ASCAT-Normalised Radar Cross Section: ATBD (PDF)
Metop-A ASCAT L1 Data Record Release 2 (CF-003): Validation Report (PDF)
ASCAT-B Level 1 Calibration and Validation Report (PDF)
ASCAT
ASCAT L1 SZR Climate Data Record Release 2 - Metop ASCAT Product Guide (PDF)
ASCAT Level 1 Product Format Specification (PDF)
Metop-A ASCAT L1 Data Record Release 2 (CF-003): User Guide (PDF)
Estimation of ASCAT-Normalised Radar Cross Section: ATBD (PDF)
Metop-A ASCAT L1 Data Record Release 2 (CF-003): Validation Report (PDF)
ASCAT-B Level 1 Calibration and Validation Report (PDF)
ASCAT
Fundamental Climate Data Record of SSM/I / SSMIS Brightness Temperatures DOI: 10.5676/EUM SAF CM/FCDR MWI/V002
SSM/I|SSMIS
Fundamental Climate Data Record of SSM/I Brightness Temperatures Digital Object Identifier (DOI): 10.5676/EUM SAF CM/FCDR SSMI/V001
SSMI
Offline Bending angle - COSMIC EUMETSAT ROM SAF page
ROM SAF
Product User Manual (PDF)
IGOR
Offline Geopotential height - COSMIC EUMETSAT ROM SAF page
ROM SAF
Product User Manual (PDF)
IGOR
Offline Refractivity - COSMIC EUMETSAT ROM SAF page
ROM SAF
Product User Manual (PDF)
IGOR
Offline Specific Humidity - COSMIC EUMETSAT ROM SAF page
ROM SAF
Product User Manual (PDF)
IGOR
Offline Temperature - COSMIC EUMETSAT ROM SAF page
ROM SAF
Product User Manual (PDF)
IGOR
Thematic Climate Data Records (TCDR)
Title Resources Instrument
Atmospheric Motion Vectors - MSG - 0 degree (CF-015 Release 1) CDR Validation Report (PDF)
User Guide (PDF)
SEVIRI
CLAAS-2: CM SAF Cloud property dataset using SEVIRI - Edition 2 - cloud mask/type, cloud top temperature/pressure/height, cloud phase, cloud microphysical properties Digital Object Identifier (DOI):10.5676/EUM SAF CM/CLAAS/V002
SEVIRI
CLAAS: CM SAF Cloud property dataset using SEVIRI - Edition 1 - Hourly / Daily Means, Pentad Means, Monthly Means / Monthly Mean Diurnal Cycle / Monthly Histograms Digital Object Identifier (DOI):10.5676/EUM SAF CM/CLAAS/V001
SEVIRI
CLARA-A1: CM SAF cLouds, Albedo and Radiation dataset from AVHRR data - Edition 1 - Monthly Means / Daily Means / Pentad Means / Monthly Histograms Digital Object Identifier (DOI): 10.5676/EUM SAF CM/CLARA AVHRR/V001
AVHRR
CM SAF Meteosat Surface Radiation Daylight Data Set 1.0 - Monthly Means / Daily Means Digital Object Identifier (DOI): 10.5676/EUM SAF CM/DAL MVIRI SEVIRI/V001
MVIRI|SEVIRI
CM SAF Surface Radiation MVIRI Data Set 1.0 - Monthly Means / Daily Means / Hourly Means Digital Object Identifier (DOI): 10.5676/EUM SAF CM/RAD MVIRI/V001
MVIRI
CM SAF TOA Radiation 'GERB' dataset - Edition 1 - Monthly Means / Daily Means / Monthly mean diurnal cycle Digital Object Identifier (DOI): 10.5676/EUM SAF CM/TOA GERB/V001
SEVIRI|GERB|CERES
Free Tropospheric Humidity from METEOSAT - 3-hourly / Monthly Means Digital Object Identifier (DOI): 10.5676/EUM SAF CM/FTH METEOSAT/V001
MVIRI|SEVIRI
Global Sea Ice Concentration Climate Data Record v2.0 - Multimission Technical Documentation
Product information
SMMR|SSM/I|SSMIS
Global Sea Ice Concentration climate data record release 1.1 (period 1978-2009) - DMSP Technical Documentation
SMMR|SSMI
Global Sea Ice Concentration climate data record release 1.2 (period 2009-2015) - DMSP Technical Documentation
SSMI|SSMIS
Hamburg Ocean Atmosphere Parameters and Fluxes from Satellite Data - HOAPS 3.2 - Monthly Means / 6-Hourly Composites Digital Object Identifier (DOI): 10.5676/EUM SAF CM/HOAPS/V001
SSM/I
Meteosat Surface Albedo - MFG - 0 degree Meteosat Surface Albedo Product: Users Manual (PDF)
Meteosat Surface Albedo Retrieval: ATBD (PDF)
The Meteosat Surface Albedo Climate Data Record Validation Report (PDF)
HDF Geolocation File 0 degree
MVIRI
Meteosat Surface Albedo - MFG - Atlantic Ocean 50 W Meteosat Surface Albedo Product: Users Manual (PDF)
Meteosat Surface Albedo Retrieval: ATBD (PDF)
The Meteosat Surface Albedo Climate Data Record Validation Report (PDF)
HDF Geolocation File 50 degree
MVIRI
Meteosat Surface Albedo - MFG - Atlantic Ocean 75 W Meteosat Surface Albedo Product: Users Manual (PDF)
Meteosat Surface Albedo Retrieval: ATBD (PDF)
The Meteosat Surface Albedo Climate Data Record Validation Report (PDF)
HDF Geolocation File 75 degree
MVIRI
Meteosat Surface Albedo - MFG - Indian Ocean 57 E Meteosat Surface Albedo Product: Users Manual (PDF)
Meteosat Surface Albedo Retrieval: ATBD (PDF)
The Meteosat Surface Albedo Climate Data Record Validation Report (PDF)
HDF Geolocation File 57 degree
MVIRI
Meteosat Surface Albedo - MFG - Indian Ocean 63 E Meteosat Surface Albedo Product: Users Manual (PDF)
Meteosat Surface Albedo Retrieval: ATBD (PDF)
The Meteosat Surface Albedo Climate Data Record Validation Report (PDF)
HDF Geolocation File 63 degree
MVIRI
SEVIRI cloud mask dataset - Edition 1 - 15 minutes resolution Digital Object Identifier (DOI): 10.5676/EUM SAF CM/CMA SEVIRI/V001
SEVIRI
Surface Solar Radiation Data Set - Heliosat (SARAH) - Edition 1 Digital Object Identifier (DOI): 10.5676/EUM SAF CM/SARAH/V001
MVIRI|SEVIRI
Vertically Integrated Water Vapour from SSM/I - Daily / Monthly Means Digital Object Identifier (DOI): 10.5676/EUM SAF CM/HTW SSMI/V001
SSM/I
Vertically integrated water vapour, humidity and temperature at pressures levels and layers from ATOVS - Daily Means / Monthly Means Digital Object Identifier (DOI): 10.5676/EUM SAF CM/WVT ATOVS/V001
MHS|AMSU-A|AMSU-B|HIRS
Data for operational climate monitoring
Title Resources Instrument
All Sky Radiances - MSG - 0 degree (CF-015 Release 1) CDR Validation Report (PDF)
User Guide (PDF)
SEVIRI
Clear Sky Radiances - MSG - 0 degree (CF-015 Release 1) CDR Validation Report (PDF)
User Guide (PDF)
SEVIRI
Cloud Optical Thickness - Multimission EUMETSAT CM SAF page
Climate Monitoring SAF
Climate Monitoring SAF Products
AVHRR|SEVIRI
Cloud Phase - Multimission EUMETSAT CM SAF page
Climate Monitoring SAF
Climate Monitoring SAF Products
AVHRR|SEVIRI
Cloud Top Height - Multimission EUMETSAT CM SAF page
Climate Monitoring SAF
Climate Monitoring SAF Products
AVHRR|SEVIRI
Cloud Top Pressure - Multimission EUMETSAT CM SAF page
Climate Monitoring SAF
Climate Monitoring SAF Products
AVHRR|SEVIRI
Cloud Top Temperature - Multimission EUMETSAT CM SAF page
Climate Monitoring SAF
Climate Monitoring SAF Products
AVHRR|SEVIRI
Cloud Type - Multimission EUMETSAT CM SAF page
Climate Monitoring SAF
Climate Monitoring SAF Products
AVHRR|SEVIRI
Cloud Water Path - Multimission EUMETSAT CM SAF page
Climate Monitoring SAF
Climate Monitoring SAF Products
AVHRR|SEVIRI
Emitted Thermal radiative flux at the Top of the atmosphere - Multimission EUMETSAT CM SAF page
Climate Monitoring SAF
Climate Monitoring SAF Products
SEVIRI|CERES|GERB
Fractional Cloud Cover - Multimission EUMETSAT CM SAF page
Climate Monitoring SAF
Climate Monitoring SAF Products
AVHRR|SEVIRI
Incoming Solar Radiative flux at the top of the atmosphere - Multimission EUMETSAT CM SAF page
Climate Monitoring SAF
Climate Monitoring SAF Products
VIRGO
Layered Water Vapour and Temperature - NOAA EUMETSAT CM SAF page
Climate Monitoring SAF
Climate Monitoring SAF Products
MHS|AMSU-A|AMSU-A|HIRS
Reflected Solar Radiative Flux at the Top of the atmosphere - Multimission EUMETSAT CM SAF page
Climate Monitoring SAF
Climate Monitoring SAF Products
SEVIRI|CERES|GERB
Specific Humidity and Temperature at pressure Levels - Multimission EUMETSAT CM SAF page
Climate Monitoring SAF
Climate Monitoring SAF Products
MHS|AMSU-A|AMSU-B|HIRS
Surface Albedo - Multimission EUMETSAT CM SAF page
Climate Monitoring SAF
Climate Monitoring SAF Products
AVHRR|SEVIRI
Surface Downward Longwave Radiation - Multimission EUMETSAT CM SAF page
Climate Monitoring SAF
Climate Monitoring SAF Products
AVHRR|SEVIRI
Surface Incoming Direct Radiation - MSG EUMETSAT CM SAF page
Climate Monitoring SAF
Climate Monitoring SAF Products
SEVIRI
Surface Incoming Shortwave Radiation - Multimission EUMETSAT CM SAF page
Climate Monitoring SAF
Climate Monitoring SAF Products
AVHRR|SEVIRI
Surface Net Longwave Radiation - Multimission EUMETSAT CM SAF page
Climate Monitoring SAF
Climate Monitoring SAF Products
AVHRR|SEVIRI
Surface Net Shortwave Radiation - Multimission EUMETSAT CM SAF page
Climate Monitoring SAF
Climate Monitoring SAF Products
AVHRR|SEVIRI
Surface Outgoing Longwave Radiation - Multimission EUMETSAT CM SAF page
Climate Monitoring SAF
Climate Monitoring SAF Products
AVHRR|SEVIRI
Surface Radiation Budget - Multimission EUMETSAT CM SAF page
Climate Monitoring SAF
Climate Monitoring SAF Products
AVHRR|SEVIRI
Vertical Integrated Water Vapour - Multimission EUMETSAT CM SAF page
Climate Monitoring SAF
Climate Monitoring SAF Products
MHS|AMSU-A|HIRS|SSM/I
Other reprocessed data sets
Title Resources Instrument
Clear Sky Radiances - MFG - Indian Ocean - Reprocessed   MVIRI
Clear Sky Radiances - MFG - 0 degree - Reprocessed   MVIRI
Clear Sky Radiances - MFG - ADC - Reprocessed   MVIRI
Clear Sky Radiances - MFG - XADC - Reprocessed   MVIRI
Cloud Motion Winds - MFG - 0 degree - Reprocessed Cloud Motion Winds OpenMTP Format Guide (PDF)
MVIRI
Cloud Motion Winds - MFG - Indian Ocean - Reprocessed Cloud Motion Winds OpenMTP Format Guide (PDF)
MVIRI
Expanded Low-Resolution Cloud Motion Winds - MFG - 0 degree - Reprocessed   MVIRI
Expanded Low-resolution Cloud Motion Winds - MFG - ADC - Reprocessed   MVIRI
Expanded Low-resolution Cloud Motion Winds - MFG - Indian Ocean - Reprocessed   MVIRI
Expanded Low-resolution Cloud Motion Winds - MFG - XADC - Reprocessed   MVIRI
High Resolution Precipitation Index - MFG - 0 degree - Reprocessed   MVIRI
High Resolution Visible Winds - MFG - 0 degree - Reprocessed   MVIRI
High Resolution Visible Winds - MFG - ADC - Reprocessed   MVIRI
High Resolution Visible Winds - MFG - Indian Ocean - Reprocessed   MVIRI
High Resolution Visible Winds - MFG - XADC - Reprocessed   MVIRI
Sea Surface Temperature - MFG - 0 degree - Reprocessed Sea Surface Temperature - Factsheet (PDF)
MVIRI
Sea Surface Temperature - MFG - Indian Ocean - Reprocessed Sea Surface Temperature - Factsheet (PDF)
MVIRI
Upper Tropospheric Humidity - MFG - 0 degree - Reprocessed Upper Tropospheric Humidity - Factsheet (PDF)
MVIRI
Upper Tropospheric Humidity - MFG - ADC - Reprocessed Upper Tropospheric Humidity - Factsheet (PDF)
MVIRI
Upper Tropospheric Humidity - MFG - Indian Ocean - Reprocessed Upper Tropospheric Humidity - Factsheet (PDF)
MVIRI
Upper Tropospheric Humidity - MFG - XADC - Reprocessed Upper Tropospheric Humidity - Factsheet (PDF)
MVIRI