PIREP XML Output Data Format
The PIREP XML output has an XML schema
- PIREP fields are returned in the same order, indicated by the
PIREP Field Description.
Element names are in lower-case with words separated by an underscore (_).
Whenever applicable, the units are included at the end of the element name. For example, an element name of temperature_c indicates that temperature is in degrees Celsius.
Each row of PIREP data is returned as a separate 'PIREP' tag, followed by the
PIREP fields. Any fields that appear to be missing are either not reported in the PIREP or were not parsed.
- PIREP fields are always returned in the order indicated by the
PIREP Field Description Table.
The exception to this is when cloud, icing and turbulence conditions are
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 XML output is below:
All PIREPS collected within the past 1 hour