GRIB Model

COSMO D2 - DWD. High resolution Germany

Provider:Deutscher Wetterdienst, DWD, Germany
Model scope:Europe
Update frequency:every 3 hours
Resolution:1.2nm, 2.2km
Model duration:22 forecasts starting at 0 hr, ending at 1 day 3 hrs
Parameters:pressure, wind, wind gust, rain, cloud, temperature, humidity
GRIB model date:Mon May 27 03:00:00 2019 UTC
Download date:Mon May 27 04:08:49 2019 UTC
Download delay:1hr 08min


COSMO D2 is DWD’s highest resolution weather model, covering Germany, Switzerland, Austria other neighboring countries.

The resolution of this model is 1.2 nm (2.2 km or 0.02°). This makes it more than 10 times higher resolution than most global models, which are typically 0.25°. This model has shorter range forecasts, offering just over one day of forecast data. Hourly forecasts are available.

Note that DWD improved this model on May 15, 2018. The former version was called COSMO DE, the new version is COSMO D2. The improved model has increased resolution, from 1.5 nm to 1.2 nm (roughly 2.8 km to 2.2 km). The coverage area has also increased, going 3° further west, now to 0°, as well as 2° further south and 1° further north.

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