Synoptic Code

synoptic code

[sə′näp·tik ′kōd]
(meteorology)
In general, any code by which synoptic weather observations are communicated; among the synoptic codes in use are the international synoptic code, ship synoptic code, U.S. Airways code, and RECCO code.
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Synoptic Code

 

a numerical code for telegraph and radio transmission of the results of observations by meteorological stations (seeMETEOROLOGICAL CODE).

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In 1948, with international cooperation at a high, the new World Meteorological Organization (WMO) set out to put an end to the confusion and unify the language of weather codes, starting with "synoptic code" used by meteorologists and merchant ships.