WRF Cloud version 1.0.0

Developed by the UCAR/UCP/COMET and UCAR/NCAR/RAL and UCAR/NCAR/MMM Boulder, CO



The WRF Cloud framework is the realization of a idea years in the making to leverage maturing cloud computing techonologies to make numerical weather predition more accessible and efficient. The cloud-based forecasting system is designed to easily facilitate cost-effective state-of-the-art numerical weather prediction system forecasts in communities that lack the large computational resources.


Please visit www.wrfcloud.com for more information about how to become a WRF Cloud user.


  • MMM - Mesoscale and Microscale Meteorology Lab

  • NCAR - National Center for Atmospheric Research

  • RAL - Research Applications Laboratory

  • UCAR - University Corporation for Atmospheric Research

  • UCP - UCAR Community Programs

  • WRF - Weather Research and Forecasting Model