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GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 1640 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 1640 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 1650 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 1650 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 1700 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 1700 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 1710 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 1710 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 1720 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 1720 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 1730 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 1730 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 1740 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 1740 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 1750 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 1750 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 1800 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 1800 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 1810 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 1810 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 1820 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 1820 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 1830 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 1830 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 1840 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 1840 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 1850 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 1850 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 1900 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 1900 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 1910 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 1910 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 1920 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 1920 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 1930 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 1930 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 1940 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 1940 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 1950 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 1950 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 2000 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 2000 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 2010 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 2010 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 2020 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 2020 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 2030 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 2030 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 2150 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 2150 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 2200 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 2200 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 2210 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 2210 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 2220 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 2220 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 2230 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 2230 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 2240 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 2240 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 2250 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 2250 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 2300 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 2300 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 2310 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 2310 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 2320 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 2320 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 2330 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 2330 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 2340 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 2340 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 2350 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 03 Mar 2024 - 2350 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Mar 2024 - 0000 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Mar 2024 - 0000 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Mar 2024 - 0010 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Mar 2024 - 0010 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Mar 2024 - 0020 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Mar 2024 - 0020 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Mar 2024 - 0030 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Mar 2024 - 0030 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Mar 2024 - 0040 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Mar 2024 - 0040 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Mar 2024 - 0050 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Mar 2024 - 0050 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Mar 2024 - 0100 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Mar 2024 - 0100 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Mar 2024 - 0110 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Mar 2024 - 0110 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Mar 2024 - 0120 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Mar 2024 - 0120 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Mar 2024 - 0130 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Mar 2024 - 0130 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Mar 2024 - 0140 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Mar 2024 - 0140 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Mar 2024 - 0150 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Mar 2024 - 0150 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Mar 2024 - 0200 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Mar 2024 - 0200 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Mar 2024 - 0210 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Mar 2024 - 0210 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Mar 2024 - 0220 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Mar 2024 - 0220 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Mar 2024 - 0230 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Mar 2024 - 0230 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Mar 2024 - 0240 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Mar 2024 - 0240 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Mar 2024 - 0250 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Mar 2024 - 0250 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Mar 2024 - 0300 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Mar 2024 - 0300 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Mar 2024 - 0310 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Mar 2024 - 0310 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Mar 2024 - 0320 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Mar 2024 - 0320 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Mar 2024 - 0330 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Mar 2024 - 0330 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Mar 2024 - 0340 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 04 Mar 2024 - 0340 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid

GeoColor is a multispectral product composed of True Color (using a simulated green component) during daytime, and an Infrared product that uses bands 7 and 13 at night. During the day, the imagery looks approximately as it would when viewed with human eyes from space. At night, the blue colors represent liquid water clouds such as fog and stratus, while gray to white indicate higher ice clouds, and the city lights come from a static database derived from the VIIRS Day Night Band.

GeoColor was developed at the Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (CIRA) and the STAR Regional and Mesoscale Meteorology Branch (RAMMB). For a full description of the algorithm, please see this article.

Please credit CIRA/NOAA when using GeoColor imagery.

NOTE: Lighted areas shown in nighttime images are not real-time depictions of city lights. The layer is derived from a compilation of JPSS VIIRS Day Night Band images and is included for orientation purposes.

• For more details, see the CIRA GeoColor Product Quick Guide, (PDF, 1.24 MB)