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File TypeGRIB2 Meteorological Data File

DeveloperWorld Meteorological Organization
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CategoryData Files

What is a GRIB2 file?

A GRIB2 file is a binary file saved in the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) format. It contains gridded meteorological data and is used by meterological centers to store and exchange gridded fields.

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The GRIB2 format is an open standard used around the world to store and exchange meteorological data between computer systems. The format supercedes the GRIB format which uses the .GRB and .GRIB file extensions.

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Programs that open GRIB2 files
Updated 5/5/2016

About GRIB2 Files

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