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27 Jan 2023 - 18:03 UTC

GOES-West - Sector view: U.S. Pacific Coast - Band 10

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Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 27 Jan 2023 - 1550 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 27 Jan 2023 - 1550 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 27 Jan 2023 - 1600 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 27 Jan 2023 - 1600 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 27 Jan 2023 - 1610 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 27 Jan 2023 - 1610 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 27 Jan 2023 - 1620 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 27 Jan 2023 - 1620 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 27 Jan 2023 - 1630 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 27 Jan 2023 - 1630 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 27 Jan 2023 - 1640 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 27 Jan 2023 - 1640 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 27 Jan 2023 - 1650 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 27 Jan 2023 - 1650 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 27 Jan 2023 - 1700 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 27 Jan 2023 - 1700 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 27 Jan 2023 - 1710 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 27 Jan 2023 - 1710 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 27 Jan 2023 - 1720 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 27 Jan 2023 - 1720 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 27 Jan 2023 - 1730 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 27 Jan 2023 - 1730 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 27 Jan 2023 - 1740 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 27 Jan 2023 - 1740 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)