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    METAR for South-East England East Anglia Midlands and Wales - 22 Jan 2018 - 1413 UTC

    BIGGIN HILLEGKB221350Z 29010KT 250V320 9999 SCT026 BKN040 09/05 Q1013
    BIRMINGHAM INTERNATIONALEGBB221350Z 29013KT 9999 BKN031 09/03 Q1012
    BOURNEMOUTH/HURNEGHH221350Z 30015KT 250V330 9999 BKN032 10/05 Q1015
    BRIZE NORTONEGVN221350Z 29011G21KT 9999 BKN030 10/03 Q1013 BLU NOSIG
    CAMBRIDGEEGSC221350Z 29012KT 9999 FEW028 10/04 Q1012
    CARDIFFEGFF221350Z AUTO 28010KT 9999 OVC032 09/06 Q1015
    COVENTRYEGBE 
    CRANFIELDEGTC221350Z 27010G20KT 230V310 9999 BKN032 09/05 Q1012
    CRANWELLEGYD221350Z 27010KT 9999 BKN028 08/04 Q1011 BLU NOSIG
    EAST MIDLANDSEGNX221350Z 27018KT 9999 SCT036 09/05 Q1011
    FAIRFORDEGVA221356Z AUTO 26012KT 9999 BKN033 10/04 A2993 RMK AO2 SLP140 T00950035 RVRNO VISNO RWY27 $
    FARNBOROUGHEGLF221350Z 30006KT 250V340 9999 SCT030 09/05 Q1014
    GLOUCESTERSHIREEGBJ221350Z 31005KT 9999 FEW030 SCT040 10/05 Q1014
    GREAT YARMOUTH/NORTH DENESEGSD 
    HAWARDENEGNR221350Z 29007KT 250V330 9999 FEW019 BKN042 10/04 Q1013
    HUMBERSIDEEGNJ221350Z 25014KT 9999 FEW020 SCT030 09/05 Q1009
    LONDON LUTONEGGW221350Z AUTO 28013KT 9999 BKN028 09/04 Q1012
    LONDON/CITYEGLC221350Z AUTO 28013KT 9999 SCT032 BKN044 11/03 Q1013
    LONDON/GATWICKEGKK221350Z 29009KT 9999 SCT026 BKN032 10/05 Q1013
    LONDON/HEATHROWEGLL221350Z AUTO 29008KT 9999 BKN031 11/04 Q1013 NOSIG
    LONDON/STANSTEDEGSS221350Z AUTO 29008KT 260V330 9999 SCT022 BKN029 BKN034 10/05 Q1012
    LYDDEGMD221350Z 29013KT 9999 SCT044 11/06 Q1013
    MANSTONEGMH 
    MARHAMEGYM221350Z 28015KT 9999 FEW020 BKN100 09/04 Q1011 BLU NOSIG
    NORWICH AIRPORTEGSH221350Z 28016KT 240V310 9999 FEW023 09/05 Q1010 NOSIG
    SHAWBURYEGOS221350Z 27010KT 9999 FEW030 BKN035 08/03 Q1013 BLU NOSIG
    SHOREHAMEGKA221350Z 29011KT 9999 SCT025 11/06 Q1014
    SOUTHAMPTON/EASTLEIGHEGHI221350Z 30010KT 260V350 9999 SCT037 10/02 Q1015
    SOUTHENDEGMC221350Z 28010KT 9999 FEW044 10/04 Q1012
    VALLEYEGOV221350Z 26015KT 9999 FEW020 BKN030 09/04 Q1013 BLU NOSIG
    WADDINGTONEGXW221350Z 27009KT 9999 SCT028 BKN035 08/04 Q1010 BLU NOSIG
    WATTISHAMEGUW221350Z 30015KT 9999 FEW023 09/04 Q1011 BLU NOSIG
    WITTERINGEGXT221350Z 28013KT 9999 BKN034 09/04 Q1011 BLU

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    ABBREVIATIONS

    -light
    +heavy
    /visual range follows
    A01autosite - no precip sensor
    A02autosite - precip sensor
    ACaltocumulus
    ACCaltocumulus castellanus
    ACSLaltocumulus standing lenticular cloud
    AMDamended
    ASaltastratus
    ASRaltimeter setting region
    AUTOautomated report
    BCpatches
    BECMGbecoming
    BKNbroken (5-7 oktas)
    BLblowing
    BLWbelow
    BRmist
    BTNbetween
    CAVOK+10KM NoCBs NoCloud -5000ft
    CBcumulonimbus cloud
    CBMAMcumulonimbus mammatus cloud
    CCcloud-cloud lightning
    CCSLcirrocumulus standing lenticular cloud
    CGcloud-ground lightning
    CHIcloud-height indicator
    CHINOsky condition at 2nd location not avail
    CIcirrus
    CIGceiling
    CITnear or over large towns
    CLDcloud
    CLRclear
    CLRDcleared contamination
    CONScontinuous
    CORcorrection
    CScirrostratus
    CUcumulus
    DRVR visibility going down
    DPdew point
    DRlow drifting
    DSduststorm
    DSNTdistant
    DUwidespread dust
    DUCdense upper cloud
    DZdrizzle
    Eeast
    EMBDembedded
    FCfunnel cloud
    FCSTforecast
    FEWfew clouds (1-2 oktas)
    FGfog
    FLflight level
    FMfrom
    FROPAfrontal passage
    FRQfrequent
    FTfeet
    FUsmoke
    FZfreezing
    FZRANOfreezing rain sensor out
    Ggust
    GRhail
    GSsmall hail
    HVYheavy
    HZhaze
    ICice crystals, in-cloud lightning
    INTSFintensifying
    IRVRinstrumented RVR
    ISOLisolated
    JTSTjet stream
    KMkilometer
    KMHkilometer per hour
    KTknots
    Lleft runway
    LANinland or over land
    LASTlast observation before break
    LCAlocally
    LDGlanding
    LSTLocal Standard Time
    LSQline squall
    LTGlightning
    LVlight and variable
    LWRlower
    Mminus
    MBmillibars
    METARaviation routine weather
    MIshallow
    MODmoderate
    MONabove or covering mountains
    MOVmoved/moving/movement
    MPSmeters per second
    MSminus
    MSLmean sea level
    MTmountains
    MTWmountain waves
    Nnorth
    N/Anot applicable
    NATnorth atlantic
    NCDno cloud detected
    NDVno directional variation
    NSWno significant weather
    NEnortheast
    NOSIGno significant change expected
    NOSPECIno SPECI reports are taken
    NWnorthwest
    NSCno significant cloud
    NSWno significant weather
    OCNLoccasional
    OVCovercast (8 oktas)
    OHDoverhead
    Pgreater than (plus)
    PEice pellets
    PK WNDpeak wind
    PNOprecipitation amount not available
    POdust/sand whirls (dust devils)
    PRpartial
    PROP30probability 30%
    PROP40probability 40%
    PRESFRpressure falling rapidly
    PRESRRpressure rising rapidly
    PSplus
    PWINOprecipitation identifier sensor not avail
    PYspray
    Rright runway
    RArain
    RMKremarks
    RRRocket Route
    RVRRunway Visual Range
    RWYrunway
    RVRNORVR system not available
    Ssouth
    SAsand
    SCSLstratocumulus standing lenticular cloud
    SCTscattered (3-4 oktas)
    SEsoutheast
    SEVsevere
    SFCsurface
    SGsnow grains
    SHshower(s)
    SKCsky clear
    SLPsea-level pressure
    SLPNOsea-level pressure not available
    SMstatute miles
    SNsnow
    SNOCLOrunway closed due to contamination
    SNINCRsnow increasing rapidly
    SPECIan unscheduled report taken
    SQsqualls
    SSsandstorm
    STNRstationary
    SWsouthwest
    TAFterminal aerodrome forecast
    TKOFtakeoff
    TCUtowering cumulus
    TLuntil
    TOPcloud top
    TROPtropopause
    TSthunderstorm
    TSNOthunderstorm information not available
    TWRtower
    URVR visibility going up
    UPunknown precipitation
    UTCtCoordinated Universal Time
    Vvariable
    VAvolcanic ash
    VCin the vicinity
    VISvisibility
    VISNOvisibility at secondary location not avail
    VRBvariable
    VSPvertical speed
    VVvertical visibility
    Wwest
    WG/SOWorking Group for Surface Observations
    WNDwind
    WSPDwind speed
    WSwind shear
    WSHFTwind shift
    WXweather
    Zzulu utc time

    RUNWAY REPORTS

    METAR Runway Reports may include runway reports which contain information about snow/water coverage and friction coefficient.
    A runway report consists of eight digits in five groups (RRRRERCReReRBRBR) with the following interpretation:

    RRRR

    Runway designator. The numerical identifier of the runway in question.
    88 means all runways, 99 indicates repetition of previous report.

    If there are two parallel runways, the right one is indicated by adding 50
    to its number. For example, runway 04L (or 04) is denoted by 04, whereas 54 means runway 04R.

    ER

    Type of deposit on runway.

    • 0: Clear and dry
    • 1: Damp
    • 2: Wet or puddles
    • 3: Frost
    • 4: Dry snow
    • 5: Wet snow
    • 6: Slush
    • 7: Ice
    • 8: Compacted snow
    • 9: Frozen ridges
    • /: Not reported
    CR

    Extent of deposit.

    • 1: 1-10%
    • 2: 11-25%
    • 5: 26-50%
    • 9: 51-100%
    eReR

    Depth of deposit.

    • 00: Less than 1mm
    • 01..90: depth in mm
    • 92: 10 cm
    • 93: 15 cm
    • 94: 20 cm
    • 95: 25 cm
    • 96: 30 cm
    • 97: 35 cm
    • 98: 40 cm
    • 99: Runway not in use
    BRBR

    Friction coefficient or braking action

    • 01..90: Friction coefficient times 100
      Example 37 indicates a friction coefficient of 0.37
    • 91: Poor braking action
    • 92: Poor/medium braking action
    • 93: Medium braking action
    • 94: Medium/good braking action
    • 95: Good braking action
    • 99: Unreliable measurement
    • //: Not given

    Note: CLRD may replace elements t, e and dd if the runway has been cleared of deposits. For example, 54CLRD95 means runway 04R cleared, braking action good.


    Military METAR Colour Codes

    BlackAirfield closed for non-Met reasons
    RED RedCloud under 200ft, and/or Visibility under 800m
    AMB AmberBetter than Red, but cloud under 300ft, and/or Visibility under 1600m
    YLO YellowBetter than Amber, but cloud under 700ft, and/or Visibility under 3700m.
    GRE GreenBetter than Yellow, but cloud under 1500ft, and/or Visibility under 5km
    WHT WhiteBetter than Green, but Cloud under 2500ft, and/or Visibility under 8km
    BLU BlueCloud 2500ft or above and Visibility 8km or more
    Cloud in this case is the lowest cloudbase designated as SCATTERED or worse.


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