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General information

The THREDDS Data Server (TDS) is a web server that provides metadata and data access for scientific datasets, using OPeNDAP, OGC WMS and WCS, HTTP, and other remote data access protocols.

thredds.met.no is an archive service operated by MET Norway for publishing historical and current research data. All datasets can be downloaded in NetCDF format or extracted using the OPeNDAP protocol. Some datasets can also be visualized using the WMS protocol.

Examples of the datasets available include:

  • Weather forecasts
  • Climate Modelling
  • Air Pollution forecasts
  • Radioactivite fallout simulations
  • Volcanic Ash drift models
  • Observations
    • Nordic Gridded Climate Dataset
    • OSI SAF
    • seNorge
    • Remotesensing archive
  • Ocean and Ice observations and forecasts

MET Norway Numerical Weather Prediction products

These are the models operated by MET Norway for our forecasting services (locationforecast, nowcast and so on). Note that the long-term and global forecasts are produced by ECMWF and not available for download due to licensing terms.

The NWP datasets can be found in the Weather forecasts folder on thredds.met.no.

Documentation for the various models can be found on the Numerical Weather Prediction wiki.

For a general overview of the different simulation models used in our forecasts, please see the respective data model documentation page:

More information:

Accessing data from THREDDS

A short summary on how to access datasets with a selection of tools can be found at https://docs.api.met.no/doc/thredds.

For more information, see the section "Data Access" on the Numerical Weather Prediction wiki

Support and questions

thredds.met.no is a separate service from api.met.no. Please do not use the weatherapi-adm email for questions regarding THREDDS or what kind of data are available, instead send all enquieries to servicedesk@met.no with THREDDS clearly marked in the subject line.

2021-03-23, Geir Aalberg
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