About The Data

The following data is made available by the Kuwait Department of Meteorology to users for reference and in the case that these information are not readily available via normal channels. All due care is taken to update routinely however at times these data may not be available.


For reference, METAR weather reports and TAF (Terminal Area Forecast) are predominantly used by aviation as part of a pre-flight weather briefing, and by meteorologists who use these information to assist in weather forecasting.

TAF Report

                                                	

What is TAFs?

TAF's are a description of the meteorological elements expected at an airport for a forecast period, typically 30 hours.

METAR Report

                                                	

What is METARs?

METAR's are the scheduled observation taken at the end of each hour. SPECI is an observation taken at an unscheduled time due to certain criteria that is met such as low visibility, low clouds, frozen precipitation, or thunderstorms.