Requirement #70 


For variable: Air temperature (near surface)

In application: Climate-AOPC (deprecated)

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 0.1 K 0.15 K 0.3 K
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 25 km 50 km 100 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 3 h 6 h 12 h
Timeliness 24 h 36 h 2 d


Validated: 7/19/07 Source: AOPC
Comment: Temperature - air Confidence: firm
Def: :Result of impact studies of actual data used in actual applications of numerical or conceptual models
  • Domain: Atmosphere