Fields Requested in the UPP Parameter Table for MRWΒΆ

Field description (column 1), level type as defined by WMO (column 2), abbreviated names as they appear in the Grib2 output file (column 3), and number of levels output (column 4).

No.

Field Description

Level Type

Short Name

nlvl

1

Height on pressure surface

isobaric

HGT

57

2

Temperature on pressure surface

isobaric

TMP

57

3

Specific humidity on pressure surface

isobaric

SPFH

57

4

Relative humidity on pressure surface

isobaric

RH

57

5

U component of wind on pressure surface

isobaric

UGRD

57

6

V component of wind on pressure surface

isobaric

VGRD

57

7

Vertical velocity on pressure surface

isobaric

DZDT

45

8

Omega on pressure surface

isobaric

VVEL

45

9

Absolute vorticity on pressure surface

isobaric

ABSV

57

10

Ozone on pressure surface

isobaric

O3MR

32

11

Cloud water mixing ratio on pressure surface

isobaric

CLWMR

39

12

Cloud ice mixing ratio on pressure surface

isobaric

ICMR

39

13

Rain mixing ratio on pressure surface

isobaric

RWMR

39

14

Snow mixing ratio on pressure surface

isobaric

SNMR

39

15

Graupel mixing ratio on pressure surface

isobaric

GRLE

39

16

Composite radar reflectivity

entire atmosphere

REFC

1

17

Mesinger (Membrane) sea level pressure

mean sea level

MSLET

1

18

Shuell sea level pressure

mean sea level

PRES

1

19

Temperature at 2m

height agl

TMP

1

20

Specific humidity at 2m

height agl

SPFH

1

21

Dew point temperature at 2m

height agl

DPT

1

22

Relative humidity at 2m

height agl

RH

1

23

U component of wind at 10m

height agl

UGRD

1

24

V component of wind at 10m

height agl

VGRD

1

25

Surface Pressure

surface

PRES

1

26

Terrain height

surface

HGT

1

27

Skin temperature

surface

TMP

1

28

Soil temperature in between each soil layer

depth below land surface

TSOIL

4

29

Soil moisture in between each soil layer

depth below land surface

SOILW

4

30

Liquid soil moisture in between each soil layer

depth below land surface

SOILL

4

31

Plant canopy surface water

surface

CNWAT

1

32

Snow water equivalent

surface

WEASD

1

33

Potential evaporation

surface

PEVPR

1

34

Ice thickness

surface

ICETK

1

35

Snow depth

surface

SNOD

1

36

Wilting point

surface

WILT

1

37

Field Capacity

surface

FLDCP

1

38

Surface lifted index

surface

LFTX

1

39

Best lifted index (4 layer)

surface

4LFTX

1

40

Parcel lifted index

pressure above ground

PLI

1

41

Convective available potential energy

surface

CAPE

1

42

Best cape

pressure above ground

CAPE

1

43

Unstable cape

pressure above ground

CAPE

1

44

Convective inhibition

surface

CIN

1

45

Best cin

pressure above ground

CIN

1

46

Unstable cin

pressure above ground

CIN

1

47

Column integrated precipitable water

entire atmosphere

PWAT

1

48

Helicity

height agl

HLCY

1

49

U component storm motion

height agl

USTM

1

50

V component storm motion

height agl

VSTM

1

51

Accumulated total precipitation

surface

APCP

1

52

Accumulated convective precipitation

surface

ACPCP

1

53

Accumulated grid-scale precipitation

surface

NCPCP

1

54

Continuous accumulated total precipitation

surface

APCP

1

55

Continuous accumulated convective precipitation

surface

ACPCP

1

56

Continuous accumulated grid-scale precipitation

surface

NCPCP

1

57

Categorical rain (instantaneous)

surface

CRAIN

1

58

Categorical snow (instantaneous)

surface

CSNOW

1

59

Categorical ice pellets (instantaneous)

surface

CICEP

1

60

Categorical freezing rain (instantaneous)

surface

CFRZR

1

61

Categorical rain (average)

surface

CRAIN

1

62

Categorical snow (average)

surface

CSNOW

1

63

Categorical ice pellets (average)

surface

CICEP

1

64

Categorical freezing rain (average)

surface

CFRZR

1

65

Average precipitation rate

surface

PRATE

1

66

Average convective precipitation rate

surface

CPRAT

1

67

Average low cloud fraction

low cloud layer

TCDC

1

68

Average mid cloud fraction

mid cloud layer

TCDC

1

69

Average high cloud fraction

high cloud layer

TCDC

1

70

Average total cloud fraction

entire atmosphere

TCDC

1

71

Visibility

surface

VIS

1

72

Average incoming surface shortwave radiation

surface

DSWRF

1

73

Average clear sky incoming UV-B shortwave

surface

CDUVB

1

74

Average incoming UV-B shortwave

surface

DUVB

1

75

Average incoming surface longwave radiation

surface

DLWRF

1

76

Average outgoing surface shortwave radiation

surface

USWRF

1

77

Average outgoing surface longwave radiation

surface

ULWRF

1

78

Average outgoing model top shortwave radiation

top of atmosphere

USWRF

1

79

Average outgoing model top longwave radiation

top of atmosphere

ULWRF

1

80

Total spectrum brightness temperature

top of atmosphere

BRTMP

1

81

Roughness length

surface

SFCR

1

82

Friction velocity

surface

FRICV

1

83

Average surface sensible heat flux

surface

SHTFL

1

84

Average ground heat flux

surface

GFLUX

1

85

Average surface latent heat flux

surface

LHTFL

1

86

Average surface zonal momentum flux

surface

UFLX

1

87

Average surface meridional momentum flux

surface

VFLX

1

88

Land sea mask (land=1 sea=0)

surface

LAND

1

89

Sea ice mask

surface

ICEC

1

90

Average albedo

surface

ALBDO

1

91

Pressure at tropopause

tropopause

PRES

1

92

Height at tropopause

tropopause

HGT

1

93

Temperature at tropopause

tropopause

TMP

1

94

U component of wind at tropopause

tropopause

UGRD

1

95

V component of wind at tropopause

tropopause

VGRD

1

96

Wind shear at tropopause

tropopause

VWSH

1

97

Temperature at flight levels

height msl

TMP

8

98

U component of wind at flight levels

height msl

UGRD

8

99

V component of wind at flight levels

height msl

VGRD

8

100

Temperature at flight levels

height agl

TMP

2

101

U component of wind at flight levels

height agl

UGRD

6

102

V component of wind at flight levels

height agl

VGRD

6

103

Pressure at flight levels

height agl

PRES

1

104

Specific humidity at flight levels

height agl

SPFH

1

105

Freezing level height

0 degree isotherm

HGT

1

106

Freezing level relative humidity

0 degree isotherm

RH

1

107

Highest freezing level height

highest tropospheric frz lvl

HGT

1

108

Highest freezing level relative humidity

highest tropospheric frz lvl

RH

1

109

Temperature in layer between pressure levels

pressure layer agl

TMP

6

110

Dew point temperature in layer between pressure levels

pressure layer agl

DPT

1

111

Specific humidity in layer between pressure levels

pressure layer agl

SPFH

6

112

Relative humidity in layer between pressure levels

pressure layer agl

RH

6

113

Precipitable water in layer between pressure levels

pressure layer agl

PWAT

1

114

U component of wind in layer between pressure levels

pressure layer agl

UGRD

6

115

V component of wind in layer between pressure levels

pressure layer agl

VGRD

6

116

Relative humidity on sigma level 0.33-1.0

sigma level

RH

1

117

Relative humidity on sigma level 0.44-1.0

sigma level

RH

1

118

Relative humidity on sigma level 0.72-0.94

sigma level

RH

1

119

Relative humidity on sigma level 0.44-0.72

sigma level

RH

1

120

Temperature on sigma level 0.9950

sigma level

TMP

1

121

Potential temperature on sigma level 0.9950

sigma level

POT

1

122

Relative humidity on sigma level 0.9950

sigma level

RH

1

123

U component of wind on sigma level 0.9950

sigma level

UGRD

1

124

V component of wind on sigma level 0.9950

sigma level

VGRD

1

125

Omega on sigma level 0.9950

sigma level

VVEL

1

126

Maximum wind pressure level

max wind

PRES

1

127

Maximum wind height

max wind

HGT

1

128

U component of maximum wind

max wind

UGRD

1

129

V component of maximum wind

max wind

VGRD

1

130

Temperature at maximum wind level

max wind

TMP

1

131

Planetary boundary layer height

surface

HPBL

1

132

Convective cloud bottom pressure

convective cloud bottom

PRES

1

133

Convective cloud top pressure

convective cloud top

PRES

1

134

Average low cloud bottom pressure

low cloud bottom

PRES

1

135

Average mid cloud bottom pressure

mid cloud bottom

PRES

1

136

Average high cloud bottom pressure

high cloud bottom

PRES

1

137

Average low cloud top pressure

low cloud top

PRES

1

138

Average mid cloud top pressure

mid cloud top

PRES

1

139

Average high cloud top pressure

high cloud top

PRES

1

140

Average low cloud top temperature

low cloud top

TMP

1

141

Average mid cloud top temperature

mid cloud top

TMP

1

142

Average high cloud top temperature

high cloud top

TMP

1

143

Total cloud fraction on convective cloud layer

entire atmosphere

TCDC

1

144

Column integrated cloud water

entire atmosphere

CWAT

1

145

Total column relative humidity

entire atmosphere

RH

1

146

Total column ozone

entire atmosphere

TOZNE

1

147

Surface wind gust

surface

GUST

1

148

LCL level pressure

pressure layer agl

PLPL

1

149

Cloud fraction on pressure surface

isobaric

TCDC

39

150

U component of wind on theta surface

isentropic

UGRD

1

151

V component of wind on theta surface

isentropic

VGRD

1

152

Temperature on theta surface

isentropic

TMP

1

153

Potential vorticity on theta surface

isentropic

PVORT

1

154

Montgomery stream function on theta surface

isentropic

MNTSF

1

155

U component of wind on constant PV surface

potential vorticity surface

UGRD

8

156

V component of wind on constant PV surface

potential vorticity surface

VGRD

8

157

Temperature on constant PV surface

potential vorticity surface

TMP

8

158

Height on constant PV surface

potential vorticity surface

HGT

8

159

Pressure on constant PV surface

potential vorticity surface

PRES

8

160

Wind shear on constant PV surface

potential vorticity surface

VWSH

8

161

Average planetary boundary layer cloud fraction

boundary layer cloud layer

TCDC

1

162

Cloud work function

entire atmosphere

CWORK

1

163

Average zonal gravity wave stress

surface

U-GWD

1

164

Average meridional gravity wave stress

surface

V-GWD

1

165

Average water runoff

surface

WATR

1

166

Maximum 2m temperature

height agl

TMAX

1

167

Minimum 2m temperature

height agl

TMIN

1

168

ICAO height at maximum wind level

max wind

ICAHT

1

169

ICAO height at tropopause

tropopause

ICAHT

1

170

Sunshine duration

surface

SUNSD

1

171

Transport u component of wind

planetary boundary layer

UGRD

1

172

Transport v component of wind

planetary boundary layer

VGRD

1

173

Ventilation rate

planetary boundary layer

VRATE

1

174

Haines index

surface

HINDEX

1

175

Fraction of frozen precipitation

surface

CPOFP

1

176

Apparent temperature at 2m

height agl

APTMP

1

177

Instantaneous precipitation rate

surface

PRATE

1

178

Convective precipitation rate

surface

CPRAT

1

179

Snow mixing ratio on model surface

hybrid

SNMR

1

180

Rain mixing ratio on model surface

hybrid

RWMR

1

181

Cloud water mixing ratio on model surface

hybrid

CLWMR

1

182

Cloud ice mixing ratio on model surface

hybrid

ICMR

1

183

Graupel mixing ratio on model surface

hybrid

GRLE

1

184

Ice growth rate

height msl

ICEG

1

185

Soil type

surface

SOTYP

1

186

Vegetation cover

surface

VEG

1

187

Sea ice skin temperature

surface

ICETMP

1