Requirement #253 


For variable: Air temperature (near surface)

In application: Global NWP

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 0.5 K 1 K 2 K
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 15 km 50 km 250 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 60 min 6 h 12 h
Timeliness 6 min 30 min 6 h


Validated: 2/10/09 Source: John Eyre
Comment: Confidence: reasonable
Def: :Not firm, but based on a strong heritage of experiments with similar data
  • Domain: Atmosphere