Duff Moisture Code

Numerical rating of the average moisture code of loosely compacted organic layers of moderate depth.

Description & Technical Information

Description

The Duff Moisture Code (DMC) is a variable of the Fire Weather Index rating system designed and adopted by the Canadian Forest Service. This is an indicator of the moisture content of the loosely compacted organic layers of moderate depth.

Technical information

Hazard
Coverage Global
Horizon 10 days
Time Resolution 1 day
Spatial Resolution O1280, ~9 km [HRES]; O640, ~18 km [ENS]
Update Once a day following either the 00 UTC ECMWF forecast release.
Nature Raster Maps
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Model or Algorithm