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Table C1 - WMO Manual 306 - WMO Codes

COMMON CODE TABLE C-1: Identification of originating/generating centre

Common Code Table:

F1F2 for alphanumeric codes

F3F3F3 for alphanumeric codes

Code Table 0 in GRIB/Code Table 0 01 033 in BUFR


Code figure for F1F2

Code figure for F3F3F3

Octet 5 in GRIB Sect.1/ Octet 6 in BUFR Sect. 1

 Centre

 

 

 

 

00

000

0

WMO Secretariat

 

 

 

01-09: WMCs

01

001

1

Melbourne

02

002

2

Melbourne

03

003

3

)

04

004

4

Moscow

05

005

5

Moscow

06

006

6

)

07

007

7

US National Weather Service, National Centres for Environmental Prediction (NCEP)

08

008

8

US National Weather Service Telecommunication Gateway (NWSTG) - RTH Washington

09

009

9

US National Weather Service - Other

 

 

 

10-25: Centres in Region I

10

010

10

Cairo (RSMC/RAFC)

11

011

11

)

12

012

12

Dakar (RSMC/RAFC)

13

013

13

)

14

014

14

Nairobi (RSMC/RAFC)

15

015

15

)

16

016

16

Reserved

17

017

17

Reserved

18

018

18

Tunis Casablanca (RSMC)

19

019

19

)

20

020

20

Las Palmas (RAFC)

21

021

21

Algiers (RSMC)

22

022

22

Reserved

23

023

23

Reserved

24

024

24

Pretoria (RSMC)

25

025

25

La Réunion (RSMC)

 

 

 

26-40: Centres in Region II

26

026

26

Khabarovsk (RSMC)

27

027

27

)

28

028

28

New Delhi (RSMC/RAFC)

29

029

29

)

30

030

30

Novosibirsk (RSMC)

31

031

31

)

32

032

32

Tashkent (RSMC)

33

033

33

Jeddah (RSMC)

34

034

34

Tokyo (RSMC), Japan Meteorological Agency

35

035

35

)

36

036

36

Bangkok

37

037

37

Ulan Bator

38

038

38

Beijing (RSMC)

39

039

39

)

40

040

40

Seoul

 

 

 

41-50: Centres in Region III

41

041

41

Buenos Aires (RSMC/RAFC)

42

042

42

)

43

043

43

Brasilia (RSMC/RAFC)

44

044

44

)

45

045

45

Santiago

46

046

46

Brazilian Space Agency ­ INPE

47 50

047 050

47 50

Reserved for other centres in Region III

 

 

 

51-63: Centres in Region IV

51

051

51

Miami (RSMC/RAFC)

52

052

52

Miami RSMC, National Hurricane Center

53

053

53

Montreal (RSMC)

54

054

54

)

55

055

55

San Francisco

56

056

56

Reserved

57

057

57

U.S. Air Force Air Force Global Weather Central

58

058

58

Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography Center, Monterey, CA

59

059

59

The NOAA Forecast Systems Laboratory, Boulder, CO, USA

60

060

60

United States National Centre for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)

61 63

061 063

61 63

Reserved for other centres in Region IV

 

 

 

64-73: Centres in Region V

64

064

64

Honolulu

65

065

65

Darwin (RSMC)

66

066

66

)

67

067

67

Melbourne (RSMC)

68

068

68

Reserved

69

069

69

Wellington (RSMC/RAFC)

70

070

70

)

71

071

71

Nadi (RSMC)

72 73

072 073

72 73

Reserved for other centres in Region V

 

 

 

74-99: Centres in Region VI

74

074

74

UK Meteorological Office ­ Bracknell (RSMC)

75

075

75

)

76

076

76

Moscow (RSMC/RAFC)

77

077

77

Reserved

78

078

78

Offenbach (RSMC)

79

079

79

)

80

080

80

Rome (RSMC)

81

081

81

)

82

082

82

Norrköping

83

083

83

)

84

084

84

Reserved

85

085

85

Toulouse (RSMC)

86

086

86

Helsinki

87

087

87

Belgrade

88

088

88

Oslo

89

089

89

Prague

90

090

90

Episkopi

91

091

91

Ankara

92

092

92

Frankfurt/Main (RAFC)

93

093

93

London (WAFC)

94

094

94

Copenhagen

95

095

95

Rota

96

096

96

Athens

97

097

97

European Space Agency (ESA)

98

098

98

ECMWF, RSMC

99

099

99

De Bilt

n.a.

100 to 109

100 to 109

Reserved for centres in Region I which are not in the list above

n.a.

110

110

Hong-Kong

n.a.

111 to 139

111 to 139

Reserved for centres in Region II which are not in the list above

n.a.

140 to 159

140 to 159

Reserved for centres in Region III which are not in the list above

n.a.

160

160

US NOAA/NESDIS N/A 161 to 199 161 to 199 Reserved for centres in Region IV which are not in the list above

n.a.

200 to 209

200 to 209

Reserved for centres in Region V which are not in the list above

n.a.

210

210

Frascati (ESA/ESRIN)

n.a.

211

211

Lanion

n.a.

212

212

Lisboa

n.a.

213

213

Reykjavik

n.a.

214 to 253

214 to 253

Reserved for centres in Region VI which are not in the list above or below

n.a.

254

254

EUMETSAT Operation Centre

n.a.

255

255

Missing value

n.a.

250 to 999

N/A

Not used

      NOTES:

  1. The closed bracket sign ) indicates that the corresponding code figure is reserved for the previously named centre.
  2. n.a. means not available.
  3. With GRIB or BUFR, to indicate whether the originating/generating centre is a sub-centre or not, the following procedure should be applied:
           Use in GRIB of Octet 26, Section 1, or use in BUFR of Octet 5, Section 1 with the following meaning:

Code figure

 

0

Not a sub-centre, the originating/generating centre is the centre defined by Octet 5, Section 1 of GRIB or Octet 6, Section 1 of BUFR.

1 to 254

Identifier of the sub-centre which is the originating/generating centre. The identifier of the sub-centre is allocated by the associated centre which is defined by octet 5, Section 1 of GRIB or octet 6, Section 1 of BUFR. The sub-centre(s) identifiers should be supplied to the WMO Secretariat by the associated centre(s) for publication.


Sub-centres identifiers supplied to the WMO Secretariat

Centre

Sub-centre(s)

 

 

 

 

Code figure

Name

Code figure

Name

 

 

 

 

74

UK Meteorological Office, Bracknell (RSMC)

01

EGxx, Shanwick Oceanic Area Control Centre

 

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