A Metar can get confusing at times, specially for newbies.
That’s when it is helpful to have a decoder handy.
The first version of Meteo·Mobile’s metar decoder has just been released today.
It’s far from perfect, but has some of the more important pieces of information always present in a metar report.
While pilots start enjoying this first version, we are already working on the new one, with lots of additional information.
How do you get it? Easy!
Just look for the ‘decode’ link right next to the Heading of the met report:
And here is what you’ll see once you click on the decode link:
As you can see, so far, the decoded elements are:
- flight conditions (lifr, ifr, mvfr, vfr)
- Wind direction, average intensity and gusts
- Dew Point
- Relative humidity
- Metar raw report