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Abbreviations


Symbols A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z



Symbols
+heavy
-light
//missing weather data
////missing visibility data
//////missing cloud data
A
B
BCpatches of
BECMGbecoming
BKNbroken (5 to 7 oktas)
BLblowing
BRmist
BYblowing spray
C
D
D(after an RVR reading) RVR deteriorating
DRdrifting
DSdust storm
DUdust
DZdrizzle
E
F
FCfunnel clouds
+FCtornado / water spout
FEWfew (1 to 2 oktas)
FGfog
FMfrom
FUsmoke
FZfreezing
G
GRhail
GSsmall hail pellets
H
HZhaze
I
ICice crystals
INTERintermittent variations of periods < 30 min in a hour
J
K
L
M
M(after an RVR reading) value is below the minimum readable  
MIshallow
N
N(after an RVR reading) no significant change during the period of observation
NCDnil cloud detected
NDVno directional variation
NSCnil significant cloud
NSWno significant weather
O
OVCovercast (8 oktas)
P
P(after an RVR reading) value is above the maximum readable
PLice pellets
POdust devils
PRpartial
PROBprobability
PYspray
Q
R
RArain
RErecent (eg. RERA = recent rain)
RFxx.x/yyy.yrainfall: xx.x mm in last 10 minutes, yyy.y mm since 0900 local
RFxx.x/yyy.y/zzz.zrainfall: xx.x mm in last 10 minutes, yyy.y mm in last 60 minutes, zzz.z mm since 0900 local
S
SAsand
SCTscattered (3 to 4 oktas)
SGsnow grains
SHshowers
SKCsky clear
SNsnow
SQsqualls
SSsand storm
T
TEMPOtemporary variations of periods of 30 min to < 60 min
TSthunderstorms
U
U(after an RVR reading) RVR improving
UPunknown precipitation
V
VCin the vicinity
VAvolcanic ash
W
WSwindshear
X
Y
Z

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