EUMETView, a new way to visualise EUMETSAT satellite data.

EUMETView is a visualisation service that allows users to view EUMETSAT imagery in a more interactive way through an online map viewer or Web Map Service (WMS).

Using EUMETView

EUMETView has been designed to be easy to use:

  1. Choose the layer to display from the list.
  2. Select the date and time.
  3. Choose region of interest.
  4. Download selected images.
  5. Animate images if required.

We have prepared some video tutorials to help you use EUMETView.

They cover:

  • How to connect to EUMETView
  • How to add a layer
  • How to display a layer

Displaying EUMETView with other WMS data

EUMETView implements the OpenGIS Web Map Service (WMS) Interface Standard and can be used to request and overlay EUMETSAT products in GIS clients supporting OGC WMS 1.3.0.

The OGC WMS 1.3.0 interface is available from:

For instance, a GetCapabilities request can be called as follow:

For more information on OGC WMS please refer to

EUMETView documents

Tutorial on EUMETView Service - Introduction (PDF, 281 KB)
Tutorial on EUMETView Service Interactive Tool (PDF, 1 MB)
Tutorial on EUMETView Service access through WMS GetCapabilities and GetMap requests (PDF, 426 KB)
Tutorial on EUMETView Web Map Service Acccess Through QGIS (PDF, 2 MB)

RGB Composite Guides

SEVIRI Airmass RGB Quick Guide (PDF, 923 KB)
SEVIRI Tropical Airmass RGB Quick Guide (PDF, 886 KB)
SEVIRI Dust RGB Quick Guide (PDF, 996 KB)
SEVIRI Ash RGB Quick Guide (PDF, 717 KB)
SEVIRI Natural Colour RGB Quick Guide (PDF, 889 KB)
SEVIRI HRV Cloud RGB Quick Guide (PDF, 874 KB)
SEVIRI HRV Fog RGB Quick Guide (PDF, 747 KB)
SEVIRI Day Microphysics RGB Quick Guide (PDF, 968 KB)
SEVIRI Night Microphysics RGB Quick Guide (PDF, 958 KB)
SEVIRI 24-hour Microphysics RGB Quick Guide (PDF, 1 MB)
SEVIRI Severe Storms RGB Quick Guide (PDF, 748 KB)

Also see our MSG Interpretation Guides page.



We welcome your feedback and any suggestions for changes or improvements. Feedback can be sent to our User Service Helpdesk.


EUMETView provides users with the means to view some of the products provided by EUMETSAT. Users who require a delivery service with a guaranteed service level and product quality and validation information, should use the product services provided through EUMETCast.
All EUMETSAT images shown on our website are subject to EUMETSAT copyright. If you wish to re-use these images, EUMETSAT's copyright credit should be shown by displaying the words "copyright {year} EUMETSAT" (where {year} is the current year) on each of the images shown. The designations employed and the presentation of material on this service do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of EUMETSAT concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries. The boundaries and names shown and the designations used do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by EUMETSAT.

Legal information

By continuing to use this website, you are giving consent for EUMETSAT to store certain information about you. To learn more about what information EUMETSAT collects and how it is used, please view our Terms of Use page.