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Operational NWP In Met Éireann

Met Éireann currently runs both the HiRLAM and Harmonie NWP models operationally.

These models are run four times a day at 00Z, 06Z, 12Z and 18Z.
They both produce forecasts of up to 54 hours into the future.

Hirlam Area

Met Éireann’s Hirlam NWP model domain
Met Éireann runs a HiRLAM configuration on a domain covering much of Western Europe, the north Atlantic and eastern parts of Canada. 54 hour forecasts are produced four times a day on a 0.1° horizontal grid with 60 levels in the vertical.

Harmonie Area

Met Éireann’s Harmonie NWP model domain
Met Éireann runs a single operational Harmonie configuration on a domain covering Ireland, the United Kingdom and part of Northwest France. 54 hour forecasts are produced four times a day using cycle 37h1.1 on a 2.5km horizontal grid with 65 levels in the vertical.

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