METAR Decoder

Type in an International METAR report (US-specific format is not supported) in the text area below, and press "Decode". The report will be decoded to human-readable form.

Encoded report in METAR format:

Decoded report:

If you want to try with a real-time METAR, perhaps you want to use the METAR retriever.

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(c) 2002-2007 Manuel Heras - Permission to modify and redistribute is explicitly granted for all purposes.
I do not provide any guarantee as to the correctness of the decoding, and do not accept any responsibility.
Dec 2006: Parsing of QNH in inches of Mercury by Ricardo Fernández.
Feb 2007: Correction to support "0x0d0a-style" end-of-lines by Wim de Vries.
Mar 2007: Parsing of Statute Miles visibility by Ricardo Fernández