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What are the sources for WeatherOnline forecasts?

The WeatherOnline forecasts are created by using a MOS system developed in-house with the most current US weather services model data (GFS). The statistical methods of the Model-Output-Statistic (MOS)-System were developed in cooperation with the Meteorological Department of the University of Bonn.

What is a MOS-System?

A Model-Output-Statistic (MOS)-System combines the data of the weather forecast model and the locally recorded data for any given point by transforming the model data from a coarse grid to detailed small scale areas.
In order to do so, one needs a large volume of past model forecast data as well as the corresponding recorded data for any given location. The MOS-System relates these two sets of data in an optimized fashion allowing development of the local weather forecast by using the most current model forecast.

What are the time intervals used in the temperature and icons of the local forecasts?

The forecasted maximum temperature always refers to a 12hour window from 6am to 6om local time.
The forecasted minimum temperature always refers to the 12hour window from 6pm of the day before the forecast day to 6 am of the forecast day.
The weather icon for the morning refers to the time between 6am and 12pm local time, the icon for the afternoon is valid from 12am to 6pm local time and the evening icon refers to the time from 6pm to 12am local time.

How often are the current weather conditions and forecasts updated?

The current weather information as well as the satellite images are updated every 30 minutes whereas the radar images are being updated every 15 minutes.
The local weather forecasts as well as the weather charts are updated 8 times a day. The updates start at 2 am CEST or 3 am CEST depending on daylight saving time and continue on a three hourly bases.

Nearby Weather Stations - Rabat Distance
Casablanca Airport 113.5 km
Nouaceur Airport 118.2 km
Meknes/Bassatine AP 138.5 km
Larache 143.8 km
Fès 198.9 km
Chefchaouen 204.3 km
Tangier/Boukhalf AP 209.7 km
Sania Ramel Airport 234.0 km
Tarifa 251.9 km
Ceuta 260.8 km
Midelt 272.3 km
San Fernando 274.6 km
Cádiz 279.9 km
Gibraltar 280.9 km
Rota 291.3 km
Marrakech/Menara AP 303.4 km
Taza Airport 308.5 km
Jerez de la Frontera 308.7 km
Safi Airport 336.6 km
Ouarzazate Airport 344.8 km
Cherif Al Idrissi Airport 348.1 km
Errachidia Airport 352.7 km
Faro 353.7 km
Huelva 356.8 km
Morón de la Frontera 366.2 km
Dos Hermanas Airport 370.6 km
Seville 385.2 km
Málaga 385.5 km
Sagres 406.1 km
Nador Intl. Airport 429.7 km
Essaouira Airport 436.6 km
Melilla 446.3 km
Beja 455.3 km
Beja Airbase 461.6 km
Córdoba 471.3 km
Granada Airport 481.6 km
Sines/Montes Chaos 489.5 km
Agadir- Al Massira Airport 505.2 km
Évora 510.8 km
Hinojosa del Duque 527.5 km
Jaén 528.2 km
Badajoz Airport 534.3 km
Montijo 571.4 km
Bechar/Ouakda AP 576.9 km
Lissabon/Geof 578.8 km
Almería Airport 579.2 km
Lisbon 581.7 km
Lisbon Airport 583.8 km
Alverca do Ribatejo 589.6 km
Base Aérea de Sintra 599.0 km
Ciudad Real 632.1 km
Almagro Airport 639.4 km
Béni Abbès 671.6 km