METAR for South-East England East Anglia Midlands and Wales - 0153 UTC

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METAR for South-East England East Anglia Midlands and Wales - 19 Feb 2018 - 0153 UTC

BIGGIN HILLEGKB 
BIRMINGHAM INTERNATIONALEGBB190120Z 20004KT 5000 -RA OVC003 07/07 Q1017 RERA
BOURNEMOUTH/HURNEGHH 
BRIZE NORTONEGVN190050Z 21002KT 3500 -RADZ BKN004 06/06 Q1018 TEMPO 2000 DZ
CAMBRIDGEEGSC 
CARDIFFEGFF190120Z AUTO 25005KT 0200 R30/0500 FG VV/// 07/07 Q1018
COVENTRYEGBE 
CRANFIELDEGTC 
CRANWELLEGYD190050Z AUTO 20008KT 8000 // FEW020/// BKN050/// BKN090/// 06/05 Q1017
EAST MIDLANDSEGNX190120Z 20009KT 7000 -RA BKN006 BKN017 06/06 Q1017 RERA
FAIRFORDEGVA190129Z AUTO 22004KT M -RA OVC004 06/05 A3005 RMK AO2 RAB07E13RAB29 SLP182 RVRNO $
FARNBOROUGHEGLF 
GLOUCESTERSHIREEGBJ 
GREAT YARMOUTH/NORTH DENESEGSD 
HAWARDENEGNR 
HUMBERSIDEEGNJ 
LONDON LUTONEGGW190120Z AUTO 21006KT 4100 -DZ OVC003 06/05 Q1018
LONDON/CITYEGLC190120Z AUTO VRB02KT 9999 OVC008 08/05 Q1019
LONDON/GATWICKEGKK190120Z 22002KT 2000 BR BKN002 07/07 Q1018
LONDON/HEATHROWEGLL190120Z AUTO 22004KT 1100 R27R/P1500 -RADZ BKN002 OVC012 06/06 Q1019 TEMPO 4000 BKN006
LONDON/STANSTEDEGSS190120Z AUTO 18004KT 9999 BKN007 OVC010 06/05 Q1018
LYDDEGMD190120Z AUTO 20007KT 9999 FEW003/// BKN006/// OVC010/// 08/07 Q1019
MANSTONEGMH 
MARHAMEGYM190050Z 19005KT CAVOK 05/04 Q1018 BLU
NORWICH AIRPORTEGSH190120Z AUTO 20006KT 9999 NCD 05/04 Q1018
SHAWBURYEGOS190050Z AUTO 20002KT 5000 -RA FEW003/// BKN019/// 07/07 Q1017
SHOREHAMEGKA 
SOUTHAMPTON/EASTLEIGHEGHI 
SOUTHENDEGMC190050Z 17003KT 9999 FEW008 BKN011 06/04 Q1019
VALLEYEGOV190050Z AUTO 17003KT 4800 BR BKN005/// 08/08 Q1017 REDZ
WADDINGTONEGXW190050Z 22010KT 6000 -RA SCT030 OVC045 06/06 Q1017 WHT
WATTISHAMEGUW190050Z AUTO 18004KT 9999 BKN015/// BKN021/// BKN025/// 05/03 Q1018
WITTERINGEGXT190050Z AUTO 19004KT 7000 -RA BKN050/// BKN110/// 05/05 Q1017

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ABBREVIATIONS

-light
+heavy
/visual range follows
A01autosite - no precip sensor
A02autosite - precip sensor
ACaltocumulus
ACCaltocumulus castellanus
ACSLaltocumulus standing lenticular cloud
AMDamended
ASaltastratus
ASRaltimeter setting region
AUTOautomated report
BCpatches
BECMGbecoming
BKNbroken (5-7 oktas)
BLblowing
BLWbelow
BRmist
BTNbetween
CAVOK+10KM NoCBs NoCloud -5000ft
CBcumulonimbus cloud
CBMAMcumulonimbus mammatus cloud
CCcloud-cloud lightning
CCSLcirrocumulus standing lenticular cloud
CGcloud-ground lightning
CHIcloud-height indicator
CHINOsky condition at 2nd location not avail
CIcirrus
CIGceiling
CITnear or over large towns
CLDcloud
CLRclear
CLRDcleared contamination
CONScontinuous
CORcorrection
CScirrostratus
CUcumulus
DRVR visibility going down
DPdew point
DRlow drifting
DSduststorm
DSNTdistant
DUwidespread dust
DUCdense upper cloud
DZdrizzle
Eeast
EMBDembedded
FCfunnel cloud
FCSTforecast
FEWfew clouds (1-2 oktas)
FGfog
FLflight level
FMfrom
FROPAfrontal passage
FRQfrequent
FTfeet
FUsmoke
FZfreezing
FZRANOfreezing rain sensor out
Ggust
GRhail
GSsmall hail
HVYheavy
HZhaze
ICice crystals, in-cloud lightning
INTSFintensifying
IRVRinstrumented RVR
ISOLisolated
JTSTjet stream
KMkilometer
KMHkilometer per hour
KTknots
Lleft runway
LANinland or over land
LASTlast observation before break
LCAlocally
LDGlanding
LSTLocal Standard Time
LSQline squall
LTGlightning
LVlight and variable
LWRlower
Mminus
MBmillibars
METARaviation routine weather
MIshallow
MODmoderate
MONabove or covering mountains
MOVmoved/moving/movement
MPSmeters per second
MSminus
MSLmean sea level
MTmountains
MTWmountain waves
Nnorth
N/Anot applicable
NATnorth atlantic
NCDno cloud detected
NDVno directional variation
NSWno significant weather
NEnortheast
NOSIGno significant change expected
NOSPECIno SPECI reports are taken
NWnorthwest
NSCno significant cloud
NSWno significant weather
OCNLoccasional
OVCovercast (8 oktas)
OHDoverhead
Pgreater than (plus)
PEice pellets
PK WNDpeak wind
PNOprecipitation amount not available
POdust/sand whirls (dust devils)
PRpartial
PROP30probability 30%
PROP40probability 40%
PRESFRpressure falling rapidly
PRESRRpressure rising rapidly
PSplus
PWINOprecipitation identifier sensor not avail
PYspray
Rright runway
RArain
RMKremarks
RRRocket Route
RVRRunway Visual Range
RWYrunway
RVRNORVR system not available
Ssouth
SAsand
SCSLstratocumulus standing lenticular cloud
SCTscattered (3-4 oktas)
SEsoutheast
SEVsevere
SFCsurface
SGsnow grains
SHshower(s)
SKCsky clear
SLPsea-level pressure
SLPNOsea-level pressure not available
SMstatute miles
SNsnow
SNOCLOrunway closed due to contamination
SNINCRsnow increasing rapidly
SPECIan unscheduled report taken
SQsqualls
SSsandstorm
STNRstationary
SWsouthwest
TAFterminal aerodrome forecast
TKOFtakeoff
TCUtowering cumulus
TLuntil
TOPcloud top
TROPtropopause
TSthunderstorm
TSNOthunderstorm information not available
TWRtower
URVR visibility going up
UPunknown precipitation
UTCtCoordinated Universal Time
Vvariable
VAvolcanic ash
VCin the vicinity
VISvisibility
VISNOvisibility at secondary location not avail
VRBvariable
VSPvertical speed
VVvertical visibility
Wwest
WG/SOWorking Group for Surface Observations
WNDwind
WSPDwind speed
WSwind shear
WSHFTwind shift
WXweather
Zzulu utc time

RUNWAY REPORTS

METAR Runway Reports may include runway reports which contain information about snow/water coverage and friction coefficient.
A runway report consists of eight digits in five groups (RRRRERCReReRBRBR) with the following interpretation:

RRRR

Runway designator. The numerical identifier of the runway in question.
88 means all runways, 99 indicates repetition of previous report.

If there are two parallel runways, the right one is indicated by adding 50
to its number. For example, runway 04L (or 04) is denoted by 04, whereas 54 means runway 04R.

ER

Type of deposit on runway.

CR

Extent of deposit.

eReR

Depth of deposit.

BRBR

Friction coefficient or braking action

Note: CLRD may replace elements t, e and dd if the runway has been cleared of deposits. For example, 54CLRD95 means runway 04R cleared, braking action good.


Military METAR Colour Codes

BlackAirfield closed for non-Met reasons
RED RedCloud under 200ft, and/or Visibility under 800m
AMB AmberBetter than Red, but cloud under 300ft, and/or Visibility under 1600m
YLO YellowBetter than Amber, but cloud under 700ft, and/or Visibility under 3700m.
GRE GreenBetter than Yellow, but cloud under 1500ft, and/or Visibility under 5km
WHT WhiteBetter than Green, but Cloud under 2500ft, and/or Visibility under 8km
BLU BlueCloud 2500ft or above and Visibility 8km or more
Cloud in this case is the lowest cloudbase designated as SCATTERED or worse.


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