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New Met Office 4 km Tropical Africa model data on EUMETCast soon

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New Met Office 4 km Tropical Africa model (TA4) data will be available on EUMETCast from 24 September 2020.

Last Updated

21 January 2021

Published on

10 September 2020

These data are NWP high resolution model data for use by African National Meteorological & Hydrological Services to carry out their Public Task.

The data will be distributed on EUMETCast Africa and EUMETCast Terrestrial:

EUMETCast Africa:

Channel: A1C-WMO-RA-I
Multicast address: 224.223.225.5
PID: 100

EUMETCast Terrestrial:

Channel: T01-WMO-RA-I
Multicast address: 232.223.222.16

There will be two data sets per day (two run times: 06:00 and 18:00 UTC)

Example filenames:

W_GB-MetOffice-Exeter,MODEL,_C_EGRR_20200701115039_Africa4km_rain_dyn_accum_20200701_06_t00_t48.bin.bz2

W_GB-MetOffice-Exeter,MODEL,_C_EGRR_20200701115039_Africa4km_v_wind_10m_20200701_06_t00_t48.bin.bz2

W_GB-MetOffice-Exeter,MODEL,_C_EGRR_20200630234948_Africa4km_fog_fraction_1_5m_20200701_18_t00_t48.bin.bz2

W_GB-MetOffice-Exeter,MODEL,_C_EGRR_20200630234935_Africa4km_u_wind_10m_20200701_18_t00_t48.bin.bz2

Users already subscribed to WMO RA I data will receive these new data automatically. Other users wishing to receive these data should register via our Earth Observation Portal (EOP).

For more information, contact our User Service Helpdesk.