PIREP CSV Output Data Format
What is CSV format?
CSV (Comma Separated Value) is a file format used as a "pseudo standard" to
exchange data between applications. Results saved in this format can be read by
Microsoft Excel and other applications.
- Where I can I find out more?
Please refer to the following links to learn more about the CSV file format:
PIREP CSV Format
Field Parameter not used
The PIREP fields are always returned in the order indicated
PIREP Field Description Table .
Each row of PIREP data is returned as a separate line and PIREP fields are separated by a comma ','.
- A header precedes the PIREP data, with header names indicating the units
of the fields wherever applicable.
Any fields that appear to be missing are either not reported in the PIREP or
were not parsed.
- The PIREP fields are returned in the order indicated by the
PIREP Field Description Table
Any fields that appear to be missing are either not reported in the PIREP or were not parsed.
The output includes some statistics about the request, such as the number of
results and the time taken to fulfill the request.
- All data is
ordered by descending observation time.
- An error message is generated when
an error in the input request prevents the retrieval of data.
If a constraint parameter is missing
and a default value exists, an appropriate warning message is
produced and the default request is fulfilled.
- For a description of the
PIREP field names, their units and types, please refer to: PIREP Field Description
An example of CSV output is below:
Output for any PIREPs from one hour ago.