Description of Sounding Columns

Parameter Description Units
PRES: Atmospheric Pressure [hPa]
HGHT: Geopotential Height [meter]
TEMP: Temperature [celsius]
DWPT: Dewpoint Temperature [celsius]
FRPT: Frost Point Temperature [celsius]
RELH: Relative Humidity [%]
RELI: Relative Humidity with respect to Ice [%]
MIXR: Mixing Ratio [gram/kilogram]
DRCT: Wind Direction [degrees true]
SKNT: Wind Speed [knot]
THTA: Potential Temperature [kelvin]
THTE: Equivalent Potential Temperature [kelvin]
THTV: Virtual Potential Temperature [kelvin]