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SMN Hi-Res Weather Forecast over Argentina

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Description

The Servicio Meteorológico Nacional de Argentina (SMN-Arg), the National Meteorological Service of Argentina, shares its deterministic forecasts generated with WRF 4.0 (Weather and Research Forecasting) initialized at 00 and 12 UTC every day.

This forecast includes some key hourly surface variables –2 m temperature, 2 m relative humidity, 10 m wind magnitude and direction, and precipitation–, along with other daily variables, minimum and maximum temperature.

The forecast covers Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Paraguay and parts of Bolivia and Brazil in a Lambert conformal projection, with 4 km horizontal resolution. The maximum lead time is 72 hours.

Forecasts are initialized with the NCEP-NOAA Global Forecast Systems analysis and forecasts (GFS).

Update Frequency

New data is added as soon as it's available. Two forecast cycles a day initialized at 00 UTC and 12 UTC.

License

Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Argentina License

Documentation

General information, tutorials and examples:
https://odp-aws-smn.github.io/documentation_wrf_det

Managed By

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Contact

For any questions regarding the data set or any general questions, you can contact us atl odp-aws@smn.gov.ar. We also would like to know how this data is being used in order to improve our available products.

How to Cite

SMN Hi-Res Weather Forecast over Argentina was accessed on DATE from https://registry.opendata.aws/smn-ar-wrf-dataset.

Resources on AWS

  • Description
    WRF SMN data
    Resource type
    S3 Bucket
    Amazon Resource Name (ARN)
    arn:aws:s3:::smn-ar-wrf
    AWS Region
    us-west-2
    AWS CLI Access (No AWS account required)
    aws s3 ls --no-sign-request s3://smn-ar-wrf/
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