Change to Meteosat AMV BUFR products
The product times of the Meteosat Atmospheric Motion Vector (AMV) BUFR products changed in November 2020.
11 October 2021
27 November 2020
Following a recent update of the Meteosat Meteorological product processing software, the product times of the Meteosat AMV BUFR products, as reported in the product header, have changed to better reflect the true observation times.
For Meteosat-11 and Meteosat-8 AMV products, they changed from hh:45 to hh:30, where ‘hh’ represents any hour of the day.
For Meteosat-10 (RSS), they changed as follows:
- hh:15 to hh:10
- hh:35 to hh:30
- hh:55 to hh:50
These changes started on the following days:
Meteosat-8 AMVs: 18 November 2020, 12:00 UTC
Meteosat-10 AMVs: 18 November 2020, 12:00 UTC
Meteosat-11 AMVs: 23 November 2020, 11:00 UTC
The observation times of the individual AMVs in the BUFR products did not change.
For more information, contact our User Service Helpdesk.
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