GRIB Model


RAP - Rapid Refresh

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:Sat Jun 24 17:00:00 2017 UTC
Download date:Sat Jun 24 18:15:20 2017 UTC
Download delay:1hr 15min

Description

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.

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