What is a METAR?
EGPN 230720Z 25003KT 9999 SCT020 16/13 Q1016
There is a very handy website HERE called “The Hangar” which finds and decodes the METARS into plain english – VERY HANDY 🙂
In plain english is….
This is a METAR report for EGPN – DUNDEE .
The report was made 28 minutes ago, at 07:20 UTC.
The wind was blowing at a speed of 3 knots (3.5 miles per hour, 1.5 metres per second) from the West/Southwest (250°).
The visibility was greater than 6.2 miles (greater than 10 kilometres).
There were scattered clouds at a height of 2000 feet (610 metres).
The temperature was 16°C (61°F), a dew point of 13°C (55°F) and a relative humidity of 82.4%.
The altimeter setting (airfield QNH) was 1,016 hPa (30.00 inHg).