Meteorological Data

AERMOD Meteorological Data Set

The pre-processed datasets below are required for both toxics and PSD modeling using AERMOD. Use of any other data sets for modeling.  If including data collected from on-site data at a facility receive prior approval by AQAB staff. To download the desired data set, click on the appropriate line below. All data sets last updated September 1, 2019.

Burlington (surface) / Greensboro (upper air)

Chapel Hill (surface) / Greensboro (upper air)

Charlotte (surface) / Greensboro (upper air)

Danville (surface) / Greensboro (upper air)

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

Gastonia (surface) / Greensboro (upper air)

Greensboro (surface) / Greensboro (upper air)

Lumberton (surface) / Greensboro (upper air)

Maxton (surface) / Greensboro (upper air)

Monroe (surface) / Greensboro (upper air)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.