METEONORM 6

comprehensive meteorological reference, incorporating a catalogue of meteorological data and calculation procedures for solar applications and system design at any desired location in the world. METEONORM 6 is mainly a climate database combined with a weather generator. METEONORM 6 is based on over 20 years of experience in the development of meteorological databases for energy applications.

Keywords

weather data, solar radiation, temperature, typical years, climate analysis

Validation/Testing

Theory handbook available at www.meteonorm.com.

Expertise Required

None.

Users

More than 1100 worldwide.

Audience

METEONORM addresses engineers, architects, teachers, planners and anyone interested in solar energy and climatology.

Input

Geographic definition of site. Users can enter custom monthly and hourly climate data.

Output

Monthly means in form of pdf and graphs. Monthly, daily, hourly and minute time resolution files in form of ASCII files (predefined formats for several building simulation tools like e.g. tm2 format).

Computer Platform

Window 2000, XP and Vista, 512 MB RAM, 700 MB disk space

Programming Language

Visual Basic.Net 2005

Strengths

Allows a user to create typical year data for any place on Earth. Gives a quick and relatively accurate overlook of weather information.

Weaknesses

Quality varies depending on region. Extreme events of more than 10 years recurrence period not included.

Contact

Company:

Meteotest

Address:

Switzerland

E-mail:

office@meteotest.ch

Website:

http://www.meteonorm.com

Availability

Order forms at www.meteonorm.com, USD 520 (single license of full version)