|Provider:||National Centers for Environmental Prediction, NOAA (USA)|
|Model scope:||North America|
|Update frequency:||every hour|
|Resolution:||0.116°, 7.0nm, 13.0km|
|Model duration:||21 forecasts starting at 1 hr, ending at 21 hrs|
|Parameters:||pressure, wind, wind gust, rain, cloud, temperature, humidity, convection, vorticity, vertical velocity, simulated radar, 250 mb, 500 mb, 850 mb|
|GRIB model date:||Thu Aug 24 07:00:00 2017 UTC|
|Download date:||Thu Aug 24 08:00:35 2017 UTC|
|Download delay:||1hr 00min|
RAP is a weather model NOAA runs hourly, producing short term forecasts. There are several RAP domains.
As RAP is a mesoscale model, it is able to model land and other features at a higher resolution than in a global model, leading to improved forecast accuracy.
For additional information, see: