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This HTML-formatted table is based on a WMO document.
Please consult the original WMO document for more details and for possible notes.
0 Surface data - land 1 Surface data - sea 2 Vertical soundings (other than satellite) 3 Vertical soundings (satellite) 4 Single level upper-air data (other than satellite) 5 Single level upper-air data (satellite) 6 Radar data 7 Synoptic features 8 Physical/chemical constituents 9 Dispersal and transport 10 Radiological data 11 BUFR tables, complete replacement or update 12 Surface data (satellite) 20 Status information 21 Radiances (satellite measured) 31 Oceanographic data 101 Image data 255 (BUFR ed 3) Indicator for local use, with sub-category 255 (BUFR ed 4) Other category
13-19, 22-30, 32-100, 102-239 Reserved 240-254 For experimental use
Note (BUFR ed 3): In data category 255, the local data category may be described by BUFR, Section 1, octet 10.
This is version 12.1 of Cipher BUFR table A, created from original WMO documents by Northern Lighthouse Ltd.