Free NWP Data

The following list was compiled by IEA Wind Task 36 Forecasting for Wind Energy.

MET. SERVICE/MODEL

URL

FORMAT

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

ENVIRONMENT CANADA weather.gc.ca/grib/ GRIB2 Environment Canada GRIB data
Environment Canada / GDPS weather.gc.ca/grib/grib2_glb_25km_e.html GRIB2 Global Deterministic Forecast System (GDPS) 0.24° grid
DEUTSCHER WETTERDIENST DWD, GERMANY opendata.dwd.de/weather/nwp/ GRIB2 NWP models of DWD
DWD / ICON opendata.dwd.de/weather/nwp/icon/grib GRIB2 Global ICON, triangular grid
DWD / ICON-EPS opendata.dwd.de/weather/nwp/icon-eps/grib GRIB2 ICON-EPS, triangular grid
DWD / ICON-EU opendata.dwd.de/weather/nwp/icon/grib-eu GRIB2 ICON-EU, regular grid
DWD / ICON-EPS opendata.dwd.de/weather/nwp/icon-eu-eps/grib GRIB2 ICON-EU-EPS, triangular grid
METEO FRANCE donneespubliques.meteofrance.fr/ GRIB2 Open Data (Donnees publiques) of Meteo France
Meteo France / NWP models donneespubliques.meteofrance.fr/?fond=rubrique&id_rubrique=51 GRIB2 NWP model data
Meteo France / ARPEGE donneespubliques.meteofrance.fr/?fond=produit&id_produit=130&id_rubrique=51 GRIB2 Global model ARPEGE: global 0.5° Europe 0.1°
NCEP, USA nomads.ncep.noaa.gov/ GRIB2 Many NWP models of NCEP, several access methods
NCEP / GFS (grib_filter) nomads.ncep.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/filter_gfs_0p25.pl GRIB2 GFS grib_filter 0.25° to cut out sub domains
NCEP / GFS Ensemble (grib_filter) nomads.ncep.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/filter_gens_0p50.pl GRIB2 GFS ensemble 0.5° grib_filter to cut out sub domains
KNMI, NETHERLANDS data.knmi.nl/datasets GRIB1 go to HARMONIE-AROME forecasts for NW-Europe
NORWEGIAN MET. INSTITUTE http://thredds.met.no/thredds/metno.html netCDF netCDF data of MetCoOp Ensemble Prediction System and AROME Arctic

Helmut Frank

DWD, Deutscher Wetterdienst

Lead
Helmut Frank
DWD, Deutscher Wetterdienst
Helmut.Frank@dwd.de

Will Shaw, PNNL

Will Shaw

Pacific North-West National Laboratory

Lead
Will Shaw
Pacific North-West National Laboratory
will.shaw@pnnl.gov

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