METAR / METAR HISTORY reports describe the actual meteorological situation at an aerodrome and its vicinity by reporting the following elements:

  • Surface wind and direction and variations thereof
  • Visibility
  • RVR when applicable
  • Present weather
  • Cloud amount
  • Type and height of cloud base or vertical visibility
  • Air and dewpoint temperature and pressure (QNH)
  • Trend

In case METAR reports are created and issued automatically, this is indicated by the word AUTO in the report.

METAR HISTORY product provides METAR's from, at most, the last 24 hours.

AIM Briefing

Annual report 2017  
Video: The weather - Observations and forecasts  
Meteorological services - Accurate weather information for a safe airspace   (0.52 Mb)