GUIDE LINES FOR END USERS

The following charges for the supply of climatological data, reports and publications apply from 1 October, 2018 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. 2,000 applies to all enquiries. End users requesting data for claim purposes are charged Rs. 20,000 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:

Climate Data Processing Centre

Pakistan Meteorological Department

Met Complex, Block # 5, Gulistan E Jauhar

University Road, Karachi-75290. PAKISTAN

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

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

 

COST OF CLIMATE DATA & PRODUCTS

SN

Type of Data

Charges

@

Pak Rs

1.

Hourly Surface data (24 observations per day)

per station per year per meteorological parameter

24,000

2.

Three Hourly Surface data (8 observations per day)

per station per year per meteorological parameter

15,000

3.

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

per station per year per meteorological parameter

8,000

4.

Daily Surface data (one observation per day)

per station per year per meteorological parameter

3,000

5.

Daily Upper Air data (Radio Sonde)

per station per month per 5 meteorological parameters

10,000

6.

Monthly/Annual Average Data

per station per year per meteorological parameter

300

  7. 10-Years Average/Extreme

per station per decade per meteorological parameter

1,000

8.

Normal on monthly basis (30 years averages)

per station per  meteorological parameter

1,500

9. Normal on daily basis 30 years (1981-2010) per station per  meteorological parameter 6,000
10. Climatic Normals per station 3,000
11.

Wind rose/frequency table

per wind rose in addition to cost of the data involved

15,000

12. Moon rise & set / new moon coordinates per station per year

2,000

13.

Sun Set & Rise

per station per year.

2,000

14. Solar & Lunar eclipse per year 10,000

15.

One year ahead Solar & Lunar Eclipse

per set

10,000

16.

History of Tropical Cyclones/Storms of Pakistan

per ser

10,000

17. Investigation Report on Wind Power Potential per report for each station 15,000
18 Wind mapping raw data per station per year 150,000
19. Earthquake data 1 X 1 (Lat/Long) Grid box per Year 2,000