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GOES-West - Sector view: Pacific Northwest - Band 10

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Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 27 Jan 2023 - 1731 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 27 Jan 2023 - 1731 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 27 Jan 2023 - 1736 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 27 Jan 2023 - 1736 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 27 Jan 2023 - 1741 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 27 Jan 2023 - 1741 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 27 Jan 2023 - 1746 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 27 Jan 2023 - 1746 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 27 Jan 2023 - 1751 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 27 Jan 2023 - 1751 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 27 Jan 2023 - 1801 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 27 Jan 2023 - 1801 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 27 Jan 2023 - 1806 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 27 Jan 2023 - 1806 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 27 Jan 2023 - 1811 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 27 Jan 2023 - 1811 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 27 Jan 2023 - 1816 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 27 Jan 2023 - 1816 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 27 Jan 2023 - 1821 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 27 Jan 2023 - 1821 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 27 Jan 2023 - 1826 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 27 Jan 2023 - 1826 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 27 Jan 2023 - 1831 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 27 Jan 2023 - 1831 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
legend for color-enhanced infrared channels 8-10

Band 10 key:

This band shows atmospheric temperatures in Celsius. Values in the red to yellow range represent a dry atmosphere. Values between yellow and white, including blue, represent a relatively moist atmosphere. Values colder than white, including green, represent clouds.


7.3 µm - "Lower-level Water Vapor" Band - 2 km resolution - Band 10 is a water vapor band, meaning it is capable of detecting water vapor at middle to lower portions of the atmosphere, in addition to high clouds. It can detect water vapor lower in the troposphere compared to the water vapor band on the legacy GOES-13 and -15 imager.

The imager on GOES-16 features three mid-level water vapor bands instead of the single water vapor band on the GOES-13 Imager. The single water vapor band on GOES-13 contained a mixture of water vapor features over many levels of the troposphere, but GOES-16 enables us to focus on water vapor in the upper troposphere (band 8), the middle troposphere (band 9), or the lower troposphere (band 10). The GOES-13 Imager water vapor channel is between ABI bands 8 and 9.

• For more details, see the Band 10 - ABI Quick Information Guide, (PDF, 599 KB)