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mph
Dir
°
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Solar
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2022-05-22 18:55 53.6 47.1 33.9 12.1 303 15.3 303 24.917 2.8 0.00
2022-05-22 18:50 53.6 46.3 33.5 11.8 299 17.7 327 24.915 3.9 0.00
2022-05-22 18:45 53.5 48.9 34.7 4.9 327 11.0 336 24.914 6.5 0.00
2022-05-22 18:40 53.5 48.2 34.5 3.8 319 4.3 327 24.912 9.4 0.00
2022-05-22 18:35 53.6 47.9 34.3 4.7 317 5.4 305 24.912 10.5 0.00
2022-05-22 18:30 53.8 47.5 34.3 5.1 306 5.5 304 24.914 10.1 0.00
2022-05-22 18:25 54.3 46.0 34.0 4.0 299 5.2 313 24.910 13.9 0.00
2022-05-22 18:20 54.7 45.1 33.9 3.0 299 4.1 295 24.906 21.8 0.00
2022-05-22 18:15 55.0 45.1 34.1 3.4 306 4.0 311 24.902 33.6 0.00
2022-05-22 18:10 55.3 45.1 34.3 4.6 307 5.9 308 24.902 46.9 0.00
2022-05-22 18:05 55.5 42.6 33.2 5.3 308 6.1 292 24.904 51.1 0.00
2022-05-22 18:00 55.6 42.4 33.1 5.7 292 6.4 287 24.905 63.7 0.00
2022-05-22 17:55 56.0 41.1 32.7 4.9 279 6.1 285 24.903 59.2 0.00
2022-05-22 17:50 57.0 39.4 32.6 2.6 294 4.6 294 24.901 59.5 0.00
2022-05-22 17:45 58.1 34.9 30.5 2.1 276 3.1 282 24.900 74.7 0.00
2022-05-22 17:40 58.6 35.3 31.3 0.3 242 1.1 263 24.898 136.6 0.00
2022-05-22 17:35 58.3 34.0 30.1 0.2 56 1.1 132 24.898 143.3 0.00
2022-05-22 17:30 58.8 34.6 31.0 1.2 92 3.6 59 24.897 156.8 0.00
2022-05-22 17:25 58.3 33.7 29.8 2.5 219 4.4 208 24.898 231.8 0.00
2022-05-22 17:20 58.0 36.5 31.5 4.1 216 5.8 207 24.899 168.3 0.00
2022-05-22 17:15 58.9 33.8 30.4 3.6 182 7.0 187 24.899 293.4 0.00
2022-05-22 17:10 59.3 34.4 31.3 3.5 216 5.9 109 24.901 294.5 0.00
2022-05-22 17:05 59.9 32.2 30.1 1.8 101 4.2 111 24.901 315.3 0.00
2022-05-22 17:00 58.9 34.2 30.7 1.7 228 3.4 225 24.901 356.3 0.00
2022-05-22 16:55 57.6 36.3 31.1 2.4 241 5.7 142 24.900 275.1 0.00
2022-05-22 16:50 58.2 36.6 31.7 3.0 166 6.3 158 24.900 237.4 0.00
2022-05-22 16:45 58.3 34.7 30.5 4.0 148 7.1 156 24.901 322.3 0.00
2022-05-22 16:40 58.5 33.0 29.4 4.4 163 7.1 151 24.898 357.3 0.00
2022-05-22 16:35 58.5 36.1 31.7 5.2 166 10.6 160 24.901 412.3 0.00
2022-05-22 16:30 59.1 33.7 30.6 5.9 207 9.4 194 24.903 469.8 0.00
Date Time
MST
Temp
°C
RH
%
DewPt
°C
Wind
m/s
Dir
°
Gust
m/s
Dir
°
Press
hPa
Solar
W/m^2
Prec
mm
2022-05-22 18:55 12.0 47.1 1.1 5.4 303 6.9 303 843.79 2.8 0.00
2022-05-22 18:50 12.0 46.3 0.8 5.3 299 7.9 327 843.72 3.9 0.00
2022-05-22 18:45 11.9 48.9 1.5 2.2 327 4.9 336 843.68 6.5 0.00
2022-05-22 18:40 12.0 48.2 1.4 1.7 319 1.9 327 843.61 9.4 0.00
2022-05-22 18:35 12.0 47.9 1.3 2.1 317 2.4 305 843.63 10.5 0.00
2022-05-22 18:30 12.1 47.5 1.3 2.3 306 2.5 304 843.67 10.1 0.00
2022-05-22 18:25 12.4 46.0 1.1 1.8 299 2.3 313 843.53 13.9 0.00
2022-05-22 18:20 12.6 45.1 1.0 1.3 299 1.8 295 843.42 21.8 0.00
2022-05-22 18:15 12.8 45.1 1.2 1.5 306 1.8 311 843.29 33.6 0.00
2022-05-22 18:10 12.9 45.1 1.3 2.0 307 2.6 308 843.29 46.9 0.00
2022-05-22 18:05 13.1 42.6 0.7 2.4 308 2.7 292 843.33 51.1 0.00
2022-05-22 18:00 13.1 42.4 0.6 2.5 292 2.9 287 843.38 63.7 0.00
2022-05-22 17:55 13.3 41.1 0.4 2.2 279 2.7 285 843.32 59.2 0.00
2022-05-22 17:50 13.9 39.4 0.3 1.2 294 2.1 294 843.26 59.5 0.00
2022-05-22 17:45 14.5 34.9 -0.8 0.9 276 1.4 282 843.20 74.7 0.00
2022-05-22 17:40 14.8 35.3 -0.4 0.1 242 0.5 263 843.15 136.6 0.00
2022-05-22 17:35 14.6 34.0 -1.1 0.1 56 0.5 132 843.13 143.3 0.00
2022-05-22 17:30 14.9 34.6 -0.6 0.5 92 1.6 59 843.12 156.8 0.00
2022-05-22 17:25 14.6 33.7 -1.2 1.1 219 2.0 208 843.15 231.8 0.00
2022-05-22 17:20 14.5 36.5 -0.3 1.8 216 2.6 207 843.18 168.3 0.00
2022-05-22 17:15 14.9 33.8 -0.9 1.6 182 3.1 187 843.19 293.4 0.00
2022-05-22 17:10 15.2 34.4 -0.4 1.6 216 2.6 109 843.24 294.5 0.00
2022-05-22 17:05 15.5 32.2 -1.0 0.8 101 1.9 111 843.23 315.3 0.00
2022-05-22 17:00 14.9 34.2 -0.7 0.8 228 1.5 225 843.23 356.3 0.00
2022-05-22 16:55 14.2 36.3 -0.5 1.1 241 2.5 142 843.22 275.1 0.00
2022-05-22 16:50 14.5 36.6 -0.1 1.3 166 2.8 158 843.23 237.4 0.00
2022-05-22 16:45 14.6 34.7 -0.8 1.8 148 3.2 156 843.24 322.3 0.00
2022-05-22 16:40 14.7 33.0 -1.4 2.0 163 3.2 151 843.14 357.3 0.00
2022-05-22 16:35 14.7 36.1 -0.2 2.3 166 4.7 160 843.25 412.3 0.00
2022-05-22 16:30 15.1 33.7 -0.8 2.7 207 4.2 194 843.32 469.8 0.00
CIRA

Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere

Modeling Systems Research


Much of the Regional to Global-scale Modeling work done at CIRA is performed by approximately 20 CIRA researchers who are integrated into various collaborative research activities within the Global Systems Division (GSD) at the NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory (ESRL) in Boulder. They conduct research and development to provide NOAA and the nation with observing, prediction, computer, and information systems that deliver environmental products ranging from local to global predictions of short-range, high impact weather and air quality events to longer-term intra-seasonal climate forecasts.

 

CIRA researchers and scientists, in partnership with GSD, Global Monitoring Division (GMD), and Physical Sciences Division (PSD) scientists, conceive, design, and test the forecast impact of meteorological observing systems, with an emphasis on integrated observing systems employing a large range of measurement systems. They develop modeling and assimilation techniques and information systems to improve the short-range weather forecasting necessary for severe weather watches and warnings, heavy precipitation events, water management, air quality forecasting, and fire weather prediction. They develop the global Earth system modeling and assimilation techniques needed for global chemical transport and regional climate simulations.

 

Together with our partners at the NOAA ESRL, CIRA scientists and researchers investigate high-performance computer architectures to handle the enormous computational demands of environmental models and develop environmental information systems to support commerce, transportation, emergency management, and other societal needs. They support NOAA in high-performance computing through new computing technology and improved software engineering practices while investigating advanced computer architecture to handle the enormous computational demands of environmental models.

 

In other research, our scientists use models to improve the representation of clouds and land surface processes and to investigate the response of regional hydrology to global climate change. These impact studies help facilitate the development and enhancement of models for both operational forecasting and research applications. They help create tools that allow scientists to obtain more information from observations and simulated observations and conduct weather analysis, numerical forecasting, and ensemble forecasting.