Global Hydrology and Climate Center Satellite Weather Pictures

Interactive Global Composite Weather Satellite Images

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Note: By international agreement, we are only allowed to show Meteosat data once every six hours. Meteosat provides coverage for Europe and Africa.

Current Available Image on 18 Dec 2017 13:45 UTC

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Previous 56 km resolution images.
18 Dec 2017 13:15 UTC || 18 Dec 2017 12:45 UTC || 18 Dec 2017 12:15 UTC
18 Dec 2017 11:45 UTC || 18 Dec 2017 11:15 UTC ||

Data courtesy of the NCEP Aviation Weather Center located in Kansas City, Missouri, United States.

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Click a point in the image above to have a 600 x 400 pixel region of interest image (at higher resolution) returned. For a historical subsection, choose a previous slot from the selection button below (the image above will not change) then click on the image above, or fill in the X, Y form below.
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Alternatively: If you would like to consistently receive the same area, enter a center X, Y coordinate, and choose a time from the buttons. The origin (0,0) is in the upper left hand corner of the image. Form spaces must be clear if you wish to click on the map.

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Last Updated: Mon Nov 11 13:11:03 CST 2019