Fields Requested in the UPP Parameter Table for SRW BGDAWP

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

Pressure on model surface

hybrid

PRES

2

2

Height on model surface

hybrid

HGT

2

3

Temperature on model surface

hybrid

TMP

2

4

Potential temperature on model surface

hybrid

POT

2

5

Dew point temperature on model surface

hybrid

DPT

2

6

Specific humidity on model surface

hybrid

SPFH

1

7

Relative humidity on model surface

hybrid

RH

1

8

U component of wind on model surface

hybrid

UGRD

2

9

V component of wind on model surface

hybrid

VGRD

2

10

Omega on model surface

hybrid

VVEL

1

11

Vertical velocity on model surface

hybrid

DZDT

1

12

Turbulent kinetic energy on model surface

hybrid

TKE

2

13

Rain mixing ratio on model surface

hybrid

RWMR

2

14

Snow mixing ratio on model surface

hybrid

SNMR

2

15

Rimming factor for Ferrier scheme on model surface

hybrid

RIME

2

16

Total condensate for Ferrier scheme on mode surface

hybrid

TCOND

2

17

Radar reflectivity on model surface

hybrid

REFD

2

18

Master length scale on model surface

hybrid

BMIXL

1

19

Height on pressure surface

isobaric

HGT

46

20

Temperature on pressure surface

isobaric

TMP

46

21

Dew point temperature on pressure surface

isobaric

DPT

46

22

Specific humidity on pressure surface

isobaric

SPFH

46

23

Relative humidity on pressure surface

isobaric

RH

46

24

Moisture convergence on pressure surface

isobaric

MCONV

2

25

U component of wind on pressure surface

isobaric

UGRD

46

26

V component of wind on pressure surface

isobaric

VGRD

46

27

Vertical velocity on pressure surface

isobaric

DZDT

46

28

Omega on pressure surface

isobaric

VVEL

46

29

Absolute vorticity on pressure surface

isobaric

ABSV

10

30

Geostrophic streamfunction on pressure surface

isobaric

STRM

2

31

Turbulent kinetic energy on pressure surface

isobaric

TKE

46

32

Cloud ice mixing ratio on pressure surface

isobaric

ICMR

46

33

Cloud water mixing ratio on pressure surface

isobaric

CLWMR

46

34

Rain mixing ratio on pressure surface

isobaric

RWMR

46

35

Graupel mixing ratio on pressure surface

isobaric

GRLE

46

36

Snow mixing ratio on pressure surface

isobaric

SNMR

46

37

Rimming factor for Ferrier scheme on pressure surface

isobaric

RIME

46

38

Mesinger (Membrane) sea level pressure

mean sea level

MSLET

1

39

Shuell sea level pressure

mean sea level

PRES

1

40

Temperature at 2m

height agl

TMP

1

41

Specific humidity at 2m

height agl

SPFH

1

42

Dew point temperature at 2m

height agl

DPT

1

43

Relative humidity at 2m

height agl

RH

1

44

U component of wind at 10m

height agl

UGRD

1

45

V component of wind at 10m

height agl

VGRD

1

46

Surface wind gust

surface

GUST

1

47

LCL level pressure

pressure layer agl

PLPL

1

48

Potential temperature at 10m

height agl

POT

1

49

Specific humidity at 10m

height agl

SPFH

1

50

Surface Pressure

surface

PRES

1

51

Terrain height

surface

HGT

1

52

Skin potential temperature

surface

POT

1

53

Skin specific humidity

surface

SPFH

1

54

Skin temperature

surface

TMP

1

55

Soil temperature at 3m

depth below land surface

TSOIL

1

56

Soil temperature in between each soil layer

depth below land surface

TSOIL

4

57

Soil moisture in between each soil layer

depth below land surface

SOILW

4

58

Liquid soil moisture in between each soil layer

depth below land surface

SOILL

4

59

Total soil moisture

depth below land surface

SOILM

1

60

Plant canopy surface water

surface

CNWAT

1

61

Snow water equivalent

surface

WEASD

1

62

Snow cover in percentage

surface

SNOWC

1

63

Heat exchange coeff at surface

surface

SFEXC

1

64

Vegetation cover

surface

VEG

1

65

Vegetation type

surface

VGTYP

1

66

Soil type

surface

SOTYP

1

67

Snow free albedo

surface

SNFALB

1

68

Maximum snow albedo

surface

MXSALB

1

69

Canopy conductance

surface

CCOND

1

70

Canopy conductance - solar component

surface

RCS

1

71

Canopy conductance - temperature component

surface

RCT

1

72

Canopy conductance - humidity component

surface

RCQ

1

73

Canopy conductance - soil component

surface

RCSOL

1

74

Soil moist reference

surface

SMREF

1

75

Soil moist porosity

surface

POROS

1

76

Number of root layers

surface

RLYRS

1

77

Minimum stomatal resistance

surface

RSMIN

1

78

Snow depth

surface

SNOD

1

79

Air dry soil moisture

surface

SMDRY

1

80

Soil moist wilting point

surface

WILT

1

81

Soil moisture availability

depth below land surface

MSTAV

1

82

Ground heat flux (instantaneous)

surface

GFLUX

1

83

Lifted index—surface based (500-1000 hPa)

isobaric

LFTX

1

84

Lifted index—best

pressure above ground

4LFTX

1

85

Lifted index—parcel

pressure above ground

PLI

1

86

Convective available potential energy

surface

CAPE

1

87

Best cape

pressure above ground

CAPE

1

88

Mixed layer cape

pressure above ground

CAPE

1

89

Unstable cape

pressure above ground

CAPE

1

90

Convective inhibition

surface

CIN

1

91

Best cin

pressure above ground

CIN

1

92

Mixed layer cin

pressure above ground

CIN

1

93

Unstable cin

pressure above ground

CIN

1

94

Column integrated precipitable water

entire atmosphere

PWAT

1

95

Helicity

height agl

HLCY

2

96

U component storm motion

height agl

USTM

1

97

V component storm motion

height agl

VSTM

1

98

Accumulated total precipitation

surface

APCP

1

99

Accumulated grid-scale precipitation

surface

NCPCP

1

100

Continuous accumulated total precipitation

surface

APCP

1

101

Continuous accumulated grid-scale precipitation

surface

NCPCP

1

102

Accumulated snowfall

surface

WEASD

1

103

Accumulated total snow melt

surface

SNOM

1

104

Accumulated storm surface runoff

surface

SSRUN

1

105

Accumulated base flow runoff

surface

BGRUN

1

106

Average water runoff

surface

WATR

1

107

Categorical rain (instantaneous)

surface

CRAIN

1

108

Categorical snow (instantaneous)

surface

CSNOW

1

109

Categorical ice pellets (instantaneous)

surface

CICEP

1

110

Categorical freezing rain (instantaneous)

surface

CFRZR

1

111

Precipitation rate (instantaneous)

surface

PRATE

1

112

Fraction of frozen precipitation

surface

CPOFP

1

113

Cloud water mixing ratio on model surface

hybrid

CLWMR

2

114

Cloud ice mixing ratio on model surface

hybrid

ICMR

2

115

Graupel mixing ratio on model surface

hybrid

GRLE

1

116

Cloud fraction on model surface

hybrid

TCDC

2

117

Low level cloud fraction

low cloud layer

LCDC

1

118

Mid level cloud fraction

mid cloud layer

MCDC

1

119

High level cloud fraction

high cloud layer

HCDC

1

120

Total cloud fraction

entire atmosphere

TCDC

1

121

Total cloud fraction (time-averaged)

entire atmosphere

TCDC

1

122

stratospheric cloud fraction (time-averaged)

entire atmosphere

CDLYR

1

123

Visibility

surface

VIS

1

124

GSD visibility

cloud top

VIS

1

125

Above-ground height of LCL

adiabatic condensation from surface

HGT

1

126

Pressure of LCL

adiabatic condensation from surface

PRES

1

127

Outgoing surface shortwave radiation (instantaneous)

surface

USWRF

1

128

Outgoing surface longwave radiation (instantaneous)

surface

ULWRF

1

129

Incoming surface shortwave radiation (time-averaged)

surface

DSWRF

1

130

Incoming surface longwave radiation (time-averaged)

surface

DLWRF

1

131

Outgoing surface shortwave radiation (time-averaged)

surface

USWRF

1

132

Outgoing surface longwave radiation (time-averaged)

surface

ULWRF

1

133

Outgoing model top shortwave radiation (time-averaged)

top of atmosphere

USWRF

1

134

Outgoing model top longwave radiation (time-averaged)

top of atmosphere

ULWRF

1

135

Outgoing longwave at top of atmosphere (instantaneous)

top of atmosphere

ULWRF

1

136

Total spectrum brightness temperature

top of atmosphere

BRTMP

1

137

Incoming surface shortwave radiation (instantaneous)

surface

DSWRF

1

138

Incoming surface longwave radiation (instantaneous)

surface

DLWRF

1

139

Clear sky incoming surface shortwave (instantaneous)

surface

CSDSF

1

140

Roughness length

surface

SFCR

1

141

Friction velocity

surface

FRICV

1

142

Surface drag coefficient

surface

CD

1

143

Surface u wind stress

surface

UFLX

1

144

Surface v wind stress

surface

VFLX

1

145

Surface sensible heat flux (time-averaged)

surface

SHTFL

1

146

Ground heat flux (time-averaged)

surface

GFLUX

1

147

Snow phase change heat flux (time-averaged)

surface

SNOHF

1

148

Surface latent heat flux (time-averaged)

surface

LHTFL

1

149

Accumulated surface evaporation

surface

EVP

1

150

Accumulated potential evaporation

surface

PEVAP

1

151

Surface sensible heat flux (instantaneous)

surface

SHTFL

1

152

Surface latent heat flux (instantaneous)

surface

LHTFL

1

153

Latitude

surface

NLAT

1

154

Longitude

surface

ELON

1

155

Land sea mask (land=1 sea=0)

surface

LAND

1

156

Sea ice mask

surface

ICEC

1

157

Surface albedo

surface

ALBDO

1

158

Sea surface temperature

surface

WTMP

1

159

Pressure at tropopause

tropopause

PRES

1

160

Height at tropopause

tropopause

HGT

1

161

Temperature at tropopause

tropopause

TMP

1

162

Potential temperature at tropopause

tropopause

POT

1

163

U component of wind at tropopause

tropopause

UGRD

1

164

V component of wind at tropopause

tropopause

VGRD

1

165

Wind shear at tropopause

tropopause

VWSH

1

166

U component of 0-6km level wind shear

height agl

VUCSH

1

167

V-component of 0-6km level wind shear

height agl

VVCSH

1

168

Temperature at flight levels

height msl

TMP

10

169

Temperature at flight levels

height agl

TMP

4

170

U component of wind at flight levels

height msl

UGRD

10

171

U component of wind at flight levels

height agl

UGRD

4

172

V component of wind at flight levels

height msl

VGRD

10

173

V component of wind at flight levels

height agl

VGRD

4

174

Specific humidity at flight levels

height msl

SPFH

1

175

Specific humidity at flight levels

height agl

SPFH

4

176

Pressure at flight levels

height agl

PRES

4

177

Freezing level height

0 degree isotherm

HGT

1

178

Freezing level relative humidity

0 degree isotherm

RH

1

179

Highest freezing level height

highest tropospheric frz lvl

HGT

1

180

Lowest wet bulb zero height

lowest lvl wet bulb zero

HGT

1

181

Pressure in boundary layer (30 mb means)

pressure agl

PRES

6

182

Temperature in boundary layer (30 mb means)

pressure agl

TMP

6

183

Potential temperature in boundary layer (30 mb means)

pressure agl

POT

1

184

Dew point temperature in boundary layer (30 mb means)

pressure agl

DPT

1

185

Specific humidity in boundary layer (30 mb means)

pressure agl

SPFH

6

186

RH in boundary layer (30 mb means)

pressure agl

RH

6

187

Moisture convergence in boundary layer (30 mb means)

pressure agl

MCONV

1

188

Precipitable water in boundary layer (30 mb means)

pressure agl

PWAT

1

189

U wind in boundary layer (30 mb means)

pressure agl

UGRD

6

190

V wind in boundary layer (30 mb means)

pressure agl

VGRD

6

191

Omega in boundary layer (30 mb means)

pressure agl

VVEL

3

192

Cloud bottom pressure

cloud base

PRES

1

193

Cloud top pressure

cloud top

PRES

1

194

Cloud top temperature

cloud top

TMP

1

195

Cloud bottom height (above MSL)

cloud base

HGT

1

196

Cloud top height (above MSL)

cloud top

HGT

1

197

Maximum wind pressure level

max wind

PRES

1

198

Maximum wind height

max wind

HGT

1

199

U-component of maximum wind

max wind

UGRD

1

200

V-component of maximum wind

max wind

VGRD

1

201

Composite radar reflectivity

entire atmosphere

REFC

1

202

Composite rain radar reflectivity

entire atmosphere

REFZR

1

203

Composite ice radar reflectivity

entire atmosphere

REFZI

1

204

Radar reflectivity at certain above ground heights

height agl

REFD

2

205

Radar reflectivity from rain

height agl

REFZR

2

206

Radar reflectivity from ice

height agl

REFZI

2

207

Planetary boundary layer height

surface

HPBL

1

208

Grid scale cloud bottom pressure

grid scale cloud bottom

PRES

1

209

Grid scale cloud top pressure

grid scale cloud top

PRES

1

210

Column integrated cloud water

entire atmosphere

TCOLW

1

211

Column integrated cloud ice

entire atmosphere

TCOLI

1

212

Column integrated rain

entire atmosphere

TCOLR

1

213

Column integrated snow

entire atmosphere

TCOLS

1

214

Column integrated total condensate

entire atmosphere

TCOLC

1

215

Column integrated graupel

entire atmosphere

TCOLG

1

216

Column integrated super cool liquid water

entire atmosphere

TCLSW

1

217

Column integrated melting ice

entire atmosphere

TCOLM

1

218

Height of lowest level super cool liquid water

lwst bot lvl of supercooled liq wtr

HGT

1

219

Height of highest level super cool liquid water

hghst top lvl of supercooled liq wtr

HGT

1

220

Ceiling height

cloud ceiling

HGT

1

221

Accumulated land surface model precipitation

surface

LSPA

1

222

Model top pressure

top of atmosphere

PRES

1

223

Total column shortwave temperature tendency

entire atmosphere

SWHR

1

224

Total column longwave temperature tendency

entire atmosphere

LWHR

1

225

Total column gridded temperature tendency

entire atmosphere

LRGHR

1

226

Column integrated moisture convergence

entire atmosphere

MCONV

1

227

Temperature on sigma levels

sigma level

TMP

5

228

Planetary boundary layer regime

surface

PBLREG

1

229

Transport wind u component

planetary boundary layer

UGRD

1

230

Transport wind v component

planetary boundary layer

VGRD

1

231

Richardson number planetary boundary layer height

planetary boundary layer

HGT

1

232

Mixing height

surface

MIXHT

1

233

Radar echo top

entire atmosphere

RETOP

1

234

Ventilation rate

planetary boundary layer

VRATE

1

235

Haines index

surface

HINDEX

1

236

Maximum 2m temperature

height agl

TMAX

1

237

Minimum 2m temperature

height agl

TMIN

1

238

Maximum 2m RH

height agl

MAXRH

1

239

Minimum 2m RH

height agl

MINRH

1

240

Maximum U-component wind at 10m

height agl

MAXUW

1

241

Maximum V-component wind at 10m

height agl

MAXVW

1

242

Maximum wind speed at 10m

height agl

WIND

1

243

Maximum 1km reflectivity

height agl

MAXREF

1

244

Maximum updraft vertical velocity

isobaric layer

MAXUVV

1

245

Maximum downdraft vertical velocity

isobaric layer

MAXDVV

1

246

Lightning

surface

LTNG

1

247

Radar derived vertically integrated liquid

entire atmosphere

VIL

1

248

Updraft helicity (2-5 km)

height agl

UPHL

1

249

Maximum updraft helicity (2-5 km)

height agl

MXUPHL

1

250

Minimum updraft helicity (2-5 km)

height agl

MNUPHL

1

251

Minimum updraft helicity (0-3 km)

height agl

MNUPHL

1

252

Maximum updraft helicity (0-3 km)

height agl

MXUPHL

1

253

Maximum relative vertical vorticity (0-1 km)

height agl

RELV

1

254

Maximum relative vertical vorticity at hybrid level 1

hybrid

RELV

1

255

Maximum relative vertical vorticity (0-2 km)

height agl

RELV

1

256

Maximum derived radar reflectivity at -10 C

isothermal

MAXREF

1

257

Radar reflectivity at -10 C

isothermal

REFD

1