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Welcome to era5cli’s documentation!

A command line interface to download ERA5 data from the Copernicus Climate Data Store.

With era5cli you can:

  • Download meteorological data in GRIB/NetCDF, including ERA5 data from the preliminary back extension, and ERA5-Land data.
  • List and retrieve information on available variables and pressure levels
  • Select multiple variables for several months and years
  • Split outputs by years (and optionally months), producing a separate files instead of merging them in one file
  • Download multiple files at once
  • Extract data for a sub-region of the globe

For information on how to use era5cli, please go to the user guide.