Fields Requested in the UPP Parameter Table for SRW BGRD3D

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

4

2

Temperature on pressure surface

isobaric

TMP

5

3

Relative humidity on pressure surface

isobaric

RH

4

4

U component of wind on pressure surface

isobaric

UGRD

4

5

V component of wind on pressure surface

isobaric

VGRD

4

6

Omega on pressure surface

isobaric

VVEL

4

7

Specific humidity on pressure surface

isobaric

SPFH

4

8

Absolute vorticity on pressure surface

isobaric

ABSV

4

9

Pressure on model surface

hybrid

PRES

64

10

Height on model surface

hybrid

HGT

64

11

Temperature on model surface

hybrid

TMP

64

12

Specific humidity on model surface

hybrid

SPFH

64

13

U component of wind on model surface

hybrid

UGRD

64

14

V component of wind on model surface

hybrid

VGRD

64

15

Omega on model surface

hybrid

VVEL

64

16

Vertical velocity on model surface

hybrid

DZDT

64

17

Turbulent kinetic energy on model surface

hybrid

TKE

64

18

Temperature tendency from grid scale latent heat release (time-averaged)

hybrid

LRGHR

64

19

Mesinger (Membrane) sea level pressure

mean sea level

MSLET

1

20

Shuell sea level pressure

mean sea level

PRES

1

21

Temperature at 2m

height agl

TMP

1

22

Specific humidity at 2m

height agl

SPFH

1

23

Dew point temperature at 2m

height agl

DPT

1

24

Relative humidity at 2m

height agl

RH

1

25

U component of wind at 10m

height agl

UGRD

1

26

V component of wind at 10m

height agl

VGRD

1

27

Potential temperature at 10m

height agl

POT

1

28

Specific humidity at 10m

height agl

SPFH

1

29

Surface Pressure

surface

PRES

1

30

Terrain height

surface

HGT

1

31

Skin potential temperature

surface

POT

1

32

Skin specific humidity

surface

SPFH

1

33

Skin temperature

surface

TMP

1

34

Maximum updraft vertical velocity (10-100 hPa)

isobaric

MAXUVV

1

35

Maximum downdraft vertical velocity (10-100 hPa)

isobaric

MAXDVV

1

36

Maximum updraft helicity (0-3 km)

height agl

MXUPHL

1

37

Maximum updraft helicity (2-5 km)

height agl

MXUPHL

1

38

Minimum updraft helicity (2-5 km)

height agl

MNUPHL

1

39

Minimum updraft helicity (0-3 km)

height agl

MNUPHL

1

40

Maximum relative vertical vorticity (0-1 km)

height agl

RELV

1

41

Maximum relative vertical vorticity at hybrid level 1

hybrid

RELV

1

42

Maximum relative vertical vorticity (0-2 km)

height agl

RELV

1

43

Maximum U-component wind at 10m

height agl

MAXUW

1

44

Maximum V-component wind at 10m

height agl

MAXVW

1

45

Maximum derived radar reflectivity at 1 km

height agl

MAXREF

1

46

Maximum derived radar reflectivity at -10 C

isothermal

MAXREF

1

47

Radar reflectivity at -10 C

isothermal

REFD

1

48

Maximum 2m temperature

height agl

TMAX

1

49

Minimum 2m temperature

height agl

TMIN

1

50

Maximum 2m RH

height agl

MAXRH

1

51

Minimum 2m RH

height agl

MINRH

1

52

Soil temperature in between each soil layer

depth below land surface

TSOIL

4

53

Soil moisture in between each soil layer

depth below land surface

SOILW

4

54

Total soil moisture

depth below land surface

SOILM

1

55

Heat exchange coeff at surface

surface

SFEXC

1

56

Vegetation cover

surface

VEG

1

57

Soil moisture availability

depth below land surface

MSTAV

1

58

Soil temperature at 3m

depth below land surface

TSOIL

1

59

Ground heat flux (instantaneous)

surface

GFLUX

1

60

Plant canopy surface water

surface

CNWAT

1

61

Snow water equivalent

surface

WEASD

1

62

Lifted index—best

pressure above ground

4LFTX

1

63

Column integrated precipitable water

entire atmosphere

PWAT

1

64

Accumulated total precipitation

surface

APCP

1

65

Accumulated grid-scale precipitation

surface

NCPCP

1

66

Continuous accumulated total precipitation

surface

APCP

1

67

Continuous accumulated grid-scale precipitation

surface

NCPCP

1

68

Accumulated snowfall

surface

WEASD

1

69

Accumulated total snow melt

surface

SNOM

1

70

Accumulated storm surface runoff

surface

SSRUN

1

71

Accumulated base flow runoff

surface

BGRUN

1

72

Categorical rain (instantaneous)

surface

CRAIN

1

73

Categorical snow (instantaneous)

surface

CSNOW

1

74

Categorical ice pellets (instantaneous)

surface

CICEP

1

75

Categorical freezing rain (instantaneous)

surface

CFRZR

1

76

Precipitation rate (instantaneous)

surface

PRATE

1

77

Fraction of frozen precipitation

surface

CPOFP

1

78

Cloud water mixing ratio on model surface

hybrid

CLWMR

64

79

Cloud ice mixing ratio on model surface

hybrid

ICMR

64

80

Graupel mixing ratio on mmodel surface

hybrid

GRLE

64

81

Cloud fraction on model surface

hybrid

TCDC

64

82

Rain mixing ratio on model surface

hybrid

RWMR

64

83

Snow mixing ratio on model surface

hybrid

SNMR

64

84

Rimming factor for Ferrier scheme on model surface

hybrid

RIME

64

85

Total condensate for Ferrier scheme on mode surface

hybrid

TCOND

64

86

Model level fraction of rain for Ferrier scheme

hybrid

FRAIN

64

87

Model level fraction of ice for Ferrier scheme

hybrid

FICE

64

88

Low level cloud fraction

low cloud layer

LCDC

1

89

Mid level cloud fraction

mid cloud layer

MCDC

1

90

High level cloud fraction

high cloud layer

HCDC

1

91

Total cloud fraction

entire atmosphere

TCDC

1

92

Total cloud fraction (time-averaged)

entire atmosphere

TCDC

1

93

stratospheric cloud fraction (time-averaged)

entire atmosphere

CDLYR

1

94

Outgoing surface shortwave radiation (instantaneous)

surface

USWRF

1

95

Outgoing surface longwave radiation (instantaneous)

surface

ULWRF

1

96

Incoming surface shortwave radiation (time-averaged)

surface

DSWRF

1

97

Incoming surface longwave radiation (time-averaged)

surface

DLWRF

1

98

Outgoing surface shortwave radiation (time-averaged)

surface

USWRF

1

99

Outgoing surface longwave radiation (time-averaged)

surface

ULWRF

1

100

Outgoing model top shortwave radiation (time-averaged)

top of atmosphere

USWRF

1

101

Outgoing model top longwave radiation (time-averaged)

top of atmosphere

ULWRF

1

102

Incoming surface shortwave radiation (instantaneous)

surface

DSWRF

1

103

Incoming surface longwave radiation (instantaneous)

surface

DLWRF

1

104

Clear sky incoming surface shortwave (instantaneous)

surface

CSDSF

1

105

Roughness length

surface

SFCR

1

106

Friction velocity

surface

FRICV

1

107

Surface drag coefficient

surface

CD

1

108

Surface u wind stress

surface

UFLX

1

109

Surface v wind stress

surface

VFLX

1

110

Surface sensible heat flux (time-averaged)

surface

SHTFL

1

111

Ground heat flux (time-averaged)

surface

GFLUX

1

112

Snow phase change heat flux (time-averaged)

surface

SNOHF

1

113

Surface latent heat flux (time-averaged)

surface

LHTFL

1

114

Accumulated surface evaporation

surface

EVP

1

115

Accumulated potential evaporation

surface

PEVAP

1

116

Surface sensible heat flux (instantaneous)

surface

SHTFL

1

117

Surface latent heat flux (instantaneous)

surface

LHTFL

1

118

Latitude

surface

NLAT

1

119

Longitude

surface

ELON

1

120

Land sea mask (land=1 sea=0)

surface

LAND

1

121

Sea ice mask

surface

ICEC

1

122

Mass point at eta surface mask

surface

LMH

1

123

Velocity point at eta surface mask

surface

LMV

1

124

Surface albedo

surface

ALBDO

1

125

Sea surface temperature

surface

WTMP

1

126

Pressure in boundary layer (30 mb means)

pressure agl

PRES

6

127

Temperature in boundary layer (30 mb means)

pressure agl

TMP

6

128

Potential temperature in boundary layer (30 mb means)

pressure agl

POT

1

129

Dew point temperature in boundary layer (30 mb means)

pressure agl

DPT

1

130

Specific humidity in boundary layer (30 mb means)

pressure agl

SPFH

6

131

RH in boundary layer (30 mb means)

pressure agl

RH

6

132

Moisture convergence in boundary layer (30 mb means)

pressure agl

MCONV

1

133

Precipitable water in boundary layer (30 mb means)

pressure agl

PWAT

1

134

U wind in boundary layer (30 mb means)

pressure agl

UGRD

6

135

V wind in boundary layer (30 mb means)

pressure agl

VGRD

6

136

Accumulated land surface model precipitation

surface

LSPA

1

137

Model top pressure

top of atmosphere

PRES

1

138

Pressure thickness

hybrid

PRES

1

139

Sigma pressure thickness

hybrid

PRES

1

140

Plant canopy surface water

surface

CNWAT

1

141

Ground heat flux (instantaneous)

surface

GFLUX

1

142

Lifted index—surface based (500-1000 hPa)

isobaric

LFTX

1

143

Convective available potential energy

surface

CAPE

1

144

Best cape

pressure above ground

CAPE

1

145

Mixed layer cape

pressure above ground

CAPE

1

146

Unstable cape

pressure above ground

CAPE

1

147

Convective inhibition

surface

CIN

1

148

Best cin

pressure above ground

CIN

1

149

Mixed layer cin

pressure above ground

CIN

1

150

Unstable cin

pressure above ground

CIN

1

151

LCL level pressure

pressure layer agl

PLPL

1

152

Helicity

height agl

HLCY

2

153

U component storm motion

height agl

USTM

1

154

V component storm motion

height agl

VSTM

1

155

Cloud bottom pressure

cloud base

PRES

1

156

Cloud top pressure

cloud top

PRES

1

157

Cloud top temperature

cloud top

TMP

1

158

Pressure at tropopause

tropopause

PRES

1

159

Height at tropopause

tropopause

HGT

1

160

Temperature at tropopause

tropopause

TMP

1

161

U component of wind at tropopause

tropopause

UGRD

1

162

V component of wind at tropopause

tropopause

VGRD

1

163

Wind shear at tropopause

tropopause

VWSH

1

164

Temperature at flight levels

height msl

TMP

10

165

U component of wind at flight levels

height msl

UGRD

10

166

V component of wind at flight levels

height msl

VGRD

10

167

Freezing level height

0 degree isotherm

HGT

1

168

Freezing level relative humidity

0 degree isotherm

RH

1

169

Highest freezing level height

highest tropospheric frz lvl

HGT

1

170

Maximum wind pressure level

max wind

PRES

1

171

Maximum wind height

max wind

HGT

1

172

U-component of maximum wind

max wind

UGRD

1

173

V-component of maximum wind

max wind

VGRD

1

174

Maximum wind speed at 10m

height agl

WIND

1

175

Cloud bottom height (above MSL)

cloud base

HGT

1

176

Cloud top height (above MSL)

cloud top

HGT

1

177

Visibility

surface

VIS

1

178

Composite radar reflectivity

entire atmosphere

REFC

1

179

Grid scale cloud bottom pressure

grid scale cloud bottom

PRES

1

180

Grid scale cloud top pressure

grid scale cloud top

PRES

1

181

Column integrated cloud water

entire atmosphere

TCOLW

1

182

Column integrated cloud ice

entire atmosphere

TCOLI

1

183

Column integrated rain

entire atmosphere

TCOLR

1

184

Column integrated snow

entire atmosphere

TCOLS

1

185

Column integrated total condensate

entire atmosphere

TCOLC

1

186

Column integrated graupel

entire atmosphere

TCOLG

1

187

Vegetation type

surface

VGTYP

1

188

Soil type

surface

SOTYP

1

189

Canopy conductance

surface

CCOND

1

190

Planetary boundary layer height

surface

HPBL

1

191

Snow depth

surface

SNOD

1

192

Snow sublimation

surface

SBSNO

1

193

Air dry soil moisture

surface

SMDRY

1

194

Soil moist porosity

surface

POROS

1

195

Minimum stomatal resistance

surface

RSMIN

1

196

Number of root layers

surface

RLYRS

1

197

Soil moist wilting point

surface

WILT

1

198

Soil moist reference

surface

SMREF

1

199

Canopy conductance - solar component

surface

RCS

1

200

Canopy conductance - temperature component

surface

RCT

1

201

Canopy conductance - humidity component

surface

RCQ

1

202

Canopy conductance - soil component

surface

RCSOL

1

203

Potential evaporation

surface

PEVPR

1

204

Surface wind gust

surface

GUST

1

205

Lowest wet bulb zero height

lowest lvl wet bulb zero

HGT

1

206

Leaf area index

surface

LAI

1

207

Clear sky incoming surface shortwave (instantaneous)

surface

CSDSF

1

208

Cloud fraction on sigma surface

sigma

TCDC

22

209

Richardson number planetary boundary layer height

planetary boundary layer

HGT

1

210

Mixing height

surface

MIXHT

1

211

Temperature at 10m

height agl

TMP

1

212

Time-averaged percentage snow cover

surface

SNOWC

1

213

Time-averaged surface pressure

surface

PRES

1

214

Time-averaged 10m temperature

height agl

TMP

1

215

Time-averaged mass exchange coefficient

surface

AKHS

1

216

Time-averaged wind exchange coefficient

surface

AKMS

1