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Description: The Weather Research and Forecasting System software
SHARCNET Package information: see WRF software page in web portal
Full list of SHARCNET supported software


The Weather Research and Forecasting system is in the public domain and is freely available for community use. It is designed to be a flexible, state-of-the-art atmospheric simulation system that is portable and efficient on available parallel computing platforms. It has two different model simulations such as ARW model and NMM model. WPS is the pre- and post-processing tool and needs to be installed together.

Version Selection

To load the wrf/3.6 module, do the following steps.

module load netcdf/intel/4.2
module load wrf/3.6

Job Submission

sqsub -r 2d -q serial -o ofile.%J wrf.exe

Installing Packages

General Notes


o WRF Homepage