GUIDE LINES FOR END USERS

The following charges for the supply of climatological data, reports and publications apply from 1 June, 2012 until further notice. Climate data and products can be obtained by supplying following information on company/organization letter head and by contacting us.

Overall minimum charge of Rs. 1,000 applies to all enquiries. End users requesting data for claim purposes are charged Rs. 10,000 extra. Data is supplied on the understanding that it is for a single end user and cannot be passed to a Third Party nor can it be used to generate a Meteorological Value Added Service. If data requested is used to form a component of a saleable product, or required for onward dissemination, then formal negotiations with PMD are necessary.

All payments must be made in advance & on prescribed filled-in chalan in the State Bank of Pakistan under the head:

Pakistan Meteorological Department

C027-Community Services

C02705-Collection of Payments for Services Rendered (Data Sale)

 The prescribed partially filled-in chalan either can be downloaded from PMD/CDPC web link http://www.pmd.gov.pk/cdpc/chalan-form.pdf or obtained from Climate Data Processing Centre (CDPC) office during working hours. Generally data can be obtained within 1-3 working days after receipt of original paid chalan.

 

SUPPLY OF DATA FOR ACADEMIC RESEARCH PURPOSES

In order to promote and encourage research, climatological data and/or products supplied to an end-user for non-commercial scientific or educational projects are charged for on the basis of marginal costs (only 10-50% of original cost) or free of charges in some cases for LIMITED VOLUME of data.

Research is considered as non-commercial if the results are openly available, without any commercial purposes, and the research is subsequently submitted for open publication. An enquirer wishing to avail of this provision is required to specify in writing that:

 

Contact us

Climate Data Processing Centre

Pakistan Meteorological Department

Met Complex, Block # 5, Gulistan E Jauhar

University Road, Karachi-75230. PAKISTAN

Tel: +92-21-99261413, +92-21-99261412, Fax:  +92-21-99261405

e-mail:   met1413khi@ntc.net.pk,  web: http://www.pmd.gov.pk/cdpc/home.htm

 

COST OF CLIMATE DATA & PRODUCTS

SN

Type of Data

Approved Charges

@

Pak Rs

1

Hourly Surface data (24 observations per day)

per station per year per meteorological parameter

18,000

2

Three Hourly Surface data (8 observations per day)

per station per year per meteorological parameter

10,000

3

Three mandatory Hourly Surface data {3 observations per day ( 05, 08 & 17 PST)}

per station per year per meteorological parameter

5,000

4

Daily Surface data (one observation per day)

per station per year per meteorological parameter

2,000

5

Daily Upper Air data (Radio Sonde)

per station per month per 5 meteorological parameters

3,000

6

Monthly/Annual/Decadal Data

per station per year per meteorological parameter

200

7

Sun Set & Rise

per station per year.

1,500

8

Wind roses or wind frequency tables

per wind rose in addition to cost of the data involved

8,000

9

Archived Data of Solar & Lunar Eclipse

Per set

10,000

10

One year ahead Solar & Lunar Eclipse

Per set

10,000

11

History of Tropical Cyclones/Storms of Pakistan

Per ser

10,000

12 Investigation Report on Wind Power Potential Per Report for each station 10,000
13 Wind mapping Raw Data Per Station per year US $ 1,000