[Met_help] Q2 Mixing Ratio WRF Statistics

Ann L Mazuk Ann.L.Mazuk at aero.org
Thu Nov 5 11:51:05 MST 2009

Thanks, John.  Any advice would be greatly appreciated!


John Halley Gotway <johnhg at ucar.edu>
Ann L Mazuk <Ann.L.Mazuk at aero.org>
met_help at ucar.edu
11/05/2009 07:23 AM
Re: [Met_help] Q2 Mixing Ratio WRF Statistics
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I checked the WPP user's guide and see that you're correct.  WPP does not 
derive the mixing ratio.  I've asked the scientists in our group for some 
advice on this and will let you know what I hear back.

John Halley Gotway
johnhg at ucar.edu

Ann L Mazuk wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm assuming this is probably a WRF Post Processor question, but I have 
> asked the WRF community for help, but have received no reply.  Thus, I 
> thought I would try here and see if perhaps someone here can shed some 
> light.
> I would like to use MET to calculate mixing ratio (Q2/MIXR, grib id 53) 
> statistics on my WRF output file.  I am using the WRF Post Processor 
> to convert WRF output into grib1 format to use with MET.
> It appears that WPP will read in the Q2 variable, but the WPP output 
> not contain the Q2 variable.  So, when I run MET, it can't find any 
> instances of Q2 in the WRF data to calculate statistics.
> Do you have any insight or recommendations on how to calculate WRF Q2 
> statistics using MET?
> Thanks in advance for any help you can provide.
> Ann
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