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    TAF Germany/Deutschland - 19 Jan 2017 - 0217 UTC

    BRANDENBURGEDDB182300Z 1900/1924 20005KT 8000 BKN015 TEMPO 1900/1909 2500 -SG BR BKN008 PROB40 TEMPO 1909/1924 4000 -FZDZ TEMPO 1918/1924 BKN010
    BREMENEDDW182300Z 1900/1924 VRB03KT 3500 BR NSC TEMPO 1900/1918 5000 PROB40 TEMPO 1906/1912 BKN010 BECMG 1912/1914 BKN008 PROB40 TEMPO 1918/1924 2000 -DZ BR BKN003
    DRESDENEDDC182300Z 1900/1924 VRB03KT 5000 BR BKN005 TEMPO 1900/1908 2000 BR BKN003 PROB30 TEMPO 1900/1906 0500 FZFG BKN001 BECMG 1907/1911 SCT005
    DUSSELDORFEDDL182300Z 1900/2006 VRB03KT CAVOK BECMG 1907/1910 06006KT
    FRANKFURT HAHNEDFH182300Z 1900/1924 09010KT CAVOK
    FRANKFURT MAINEDDF182300Z 1900/2006 04008KT CAVOK
    HAMBURGEDDH182300Z 1900/2006 22004KT 6000 SCT040 TEMPO 1902/1905 4000 BR BECMG 1905/1908 BKN012 TEMPO 1905/1911 3500 -FZDZ BR BKN008 BECMG 1911/1913 OVC008 TEMPO 1911/1917 3000 -DZ BR TEMPO 1917/2006 2000 BR BKN003 PROB40 TEMPO 1918/2006 1200 -DZ BKN001
    HANNOVEREDDV182300Z 1900/1924 VRB03KT CAVOK PROB40 TEMPO 1903/1911 4000 BR TEMPO 1914/1924 BKN010 PROB40 TEMPO 1916/1924 4000 BR BKN008 PROB30 TEMPO 1920/1924 -FZDZ BKN004
    HERINGSDORFEDAH 
    KARLSRUHE BADEN BADENEDSB181700Z 1818/1918 04010KT CAVOK
    KASSEL CALDENEDVK 
    KOLN BONNEDDK182300Z 1900/2006 VRB03KT CAVOK
    LAAGEETNL182300Z 1900/1912 23007KT 5000 BR BKN070 TEMPO 1900/1912 23005KT 3000 -FZDZ BKN008 BKN020 BY ETGL
    LEIPZIG HALLEEDDP182300Z 1900/1924 VRB03KT 9999 BKN008 PROB30 TEMPO 1900/1905 BKN004 PROB30 TEMPO 1905/1909 3000 BR BKN004 BECMG 1909/1912 SCT040
    LUBECK BLANKENSEEEDHL 
    MUNCHENEDDM182300Z 1900/2006 08010KT 9999 FEW012 PROB30 TEMPO 1902/1911 4500 BR BKN009 TEMPO 2002/2006 4000 BR BKN007 BECMG 2003/2005 08005KT
    MUNSTER OSNABRUCKEDDG182300Z 1900/1924 VRB02KT 9999 FEW040 TEMPO 1900/1910 3500 BR PROB30 TEMPO 1900/1908 1200 BCFG
    NURNBERGEDDN182300Z 1900/1924 VRB03KT CAVOK BECMG 1908/1910 07006KT BECMG 1917/1919 VRB03KT
    PADERBORN LIPPSTADTEDLPAMD 190101Z 1901/1924 VRB03KT CAVOK BECMG 1908/1911 10005KT
    SAARBRUCKENEDDR182300Z 1900/1924 05012KT CAVOK
    STUTTGARTEDDS182300Z 1900/1924 06009KT 9999 BKN020
    SYLTEDXW 
    TEGELEDDT182300Z 1900/1924 22005KT 8000 BKN015 TEMPO 1900/1909 2500 -SG BR BKN008 PROB40 TEMPO 1909/1924 4000 -FZDZ TEMPO 1918/1924 BKN010

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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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