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ECMWF real-time forecasts

air temperature atmosphere meteorological near-surface air temperature near-surface relative humidity near-surface specific humidity precipitation weather


These products are a subset of the ECMWF real-time forecast data and are made available to the public free of charge. They are based on the medium-range (high-resolution and ensemble) and seasonal forecast models. Products are available at 0.4 degrees resolution in GRIB2 format unless stated otherwise.

Update Frequency

The data are released 1 hour after the real-time dissemination schedule.


This ECMWF data is published under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license (CC-BY-4.0) and the ECMWF Terms of Use


User Documentation

Managed By

European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts

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How to Cite

ECMWF real-time forecasts was accessed on DATE from

Usage Examples

Tools & Applications

Resources on AWS

  • Description
    Access ECMWF's open-data for real-time forecasts
    Resource type
    S3 Bucket
    Amazon Resource Name (ARN)
    AWS Region
    AWS CLI Access (No AWS account required)
    aws s3 ls --no-sign-request s3://ecmwf-forecasts/

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