international synoptic code

international synoptic code

[¦in·tər¦nash·ən·əl sə¦näp·tik ‚kōd]
(meteorology)
A synoptic code approved by the World Meteorological Organization in which the observable meteorological elements are encoded and transmitted in words of five numerical digits length.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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