Meteorological Data

AERMOD Meteorological Data Set

The pre-processed data sets below are required for both toxics and PSD modeling using AERMOD. Use of any other data sets for modeling, included data collected on-site at a facility, must receive prior approval by AQAB staff. To download the desired data set, click on the appropriate line below. All data sets last updated April 2017.

 Downloadable file Burlington (surface) / Greensboro (upper air)

 Downloadable file Chapel Hill (surface) / Greensboro (upper air)

 Downloadable file Charlotte (surface) / Greensboro (upper air)

 Downloadable file Danville (surface) / Greensboro (upper air)

 Downloadable file Fayetteville (Pope AFB) (surface) / Greensboro (upper air)

 Downloadable file Gastonia (surface) / Greensboro (upper air)

 Downloadable file Greensboro (surface) / Greensboro (upper air)

 Downloadable file Lumberton (surface) / Greensboro (upper air)

 Downloadable file Maxton (surface) / Greensboro (upper air)

 Downloadable file Monroe (surface) / Greensboro (upper air)

 Downloadable file Winston-Salem (surface) / Greensboro (upper air)

 Downloadable file Raleigh-Durham (surface) / Greensboro (upper air)

 Downloadable file Elizabeth City (surface) / Newport, NC (upper air)

 Downloadable file Beaufort (surface) / Newport, NC (upper air)

 Downloadable file New Bern (surface) / Newport, NC (upper air)

 Downloadable file Rocky Mount - Wilson (surface) / Newport, NC (upper air)

 Downloadable file Wilmington (surface) / Newport, NC (upper air)

 

NOTE: For modeling in western and northwestern counties of NC you need to contact AQAB directly to discuss meteorological options.

For a listing of the "Profile Base Elevations" for the above data sets, click here.

To determine which meteorological data set to use, click here.