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 June 1, 2018.

 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.