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wgrib2: -prob

Introduction

The TMP (temperature) field usually contains the temperature in Kelvin. However, with the right options, the TMP field could contain the probability of the temperature being

  • below a specified value
  • above or a specified value
  • between a two limits (lower limit <= V < upper limit)
The -prob option prints out the probability field, if any.

Usage

-prob

Example

sh-2.05b$ wgrib2 sref.t03z.pgrb243.prob.grib2 -prob
1:0:prob <273
2:1378:prob <273
3:2756:prob >500
4:6309:prob >1000
5:8800:prob >2000
6:9801:prob >3000
7:10262:prob >4000
Normally -prob in invoked by other inventory functions like -misc and -s. See also:

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