SYNOP - hourly unvalidated observations from the KNMI automated network in binary BUFR format

Encoded, synoptical in-situ observations per one hour of all parameters derived from the available operational stations in the Netherlands and the Dutch part of the North Sea continental shelf in the format of the WMO code form FM94 BUFR.

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Data and Resources

Additional Info

Field Value
Dataset name knmi_synop_bufr
Dataset version 1
Dataset edition 6
Dataset manager KNMI Data Services
Maintainer KNMI Data Services
Publication timestamp 2015-07-23T06:37:59Z
Reference system identifier EPSG4326
North bound latitude 55.7
East bound longitude 7.4
South bound latitude 50.6
West bound longitude 2.8
Dataset start time 2015-06-01
Dataset end time Unlimited
Update frequency continual
Status onGoing
Identifier urn:xkdc:ds:nl.knmi::knmi_synop_bufr/1/
License https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
Lineage statement KNMI Metnet
Use limitation No use limitations
Last metadata update April 6, 2022, 13:04 (UTC)