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The online archive is an ADDE server to be accessed using McIDAS.

It is not intended for real-time access or data processing. Use it
as a source for data no longer available from real-time only.

All SSEC Data Center GOES archive data are available on server GEOARC.SSEC.WISC.EDU (IP 128.104.109.243)

To use the online archive:

  • You must have a valid McIDAS user login and project number
  • You must use the keyword DAY= on your ADDE commands

GOES Geostationary Archive ADDE Datasets

Satellite
Description
Valid Dates
ADDE Group
Descriptor(s) Information
GOES-8 75° West (GOES-East)
Source data are in Raw GVAR signal format.
August 31,1994 – April 1, 2003 AGOES08
Dataset Info Resolution
ALL All available GOES-8 GVAR images 1 km visible
Channel 14 km infrared
Channels 2, 4, and 58 km infrared
Channel 3
CONUS Continental United States
FD Full Disk
NH Northern Hemisphere
OTHER Uncategorized (except for All) GOES-8 GVAR images
SH Southern Hemisphere
SNDR Sounder 10 km
Satellite
Description
Valid Dates
ADDE Group
Descriptor(s) Information
GOES-9 135° West (GOES-West)
Source data are in Raw GVAR signal format.Note: From August 31, 1995 to January 20, 1996, drifting from 90° West to 135° West. (GOES-Central)
August 31, 1995 – July 21, 1998 AGOES09
Dataset Info Resolution
ALL All available GOES-9 GVAR images 1 km visible
Channel 14 km infrared
Channels 2, 4, and 58 km infrared
Channel 3
CONUS Continental United States
FD Full Disk
NH Northern Hemisphere
OTHER Uncategorized (except for All) GOES-9 GVAR images
SH Southern Hemisphere
SFD Short Full Disk
SNDR Sounder 10 km
155° East (GOES-Western Pacific)
Source data are in Raw GVAR signal format.
April 23, 2003 – November 17, 2005
Dataset Info Resolution
ALL All available GOES-9 GVAR images 1 km visible
Channel 14 km infrared
Channels 2, 4, and 58 km infrared
Channel 3
FD Full Disk
PAC9 9.5 Minute Pacific Sector
SFD Short Full Disk
AREA-ALL* All available GOES-9 GVAR images in Area format
AREA-FD* Full Disk images in Area format
AREA-SFD* Short Full Disk images in Area format
SNDR Sounder 10 km
* These AREA datasets are only observable on days 2003345, 2003346, 2004316, 2005284, and 2005285.
Satellite Description Valid Dates ADDE Group Descriptor(s) Information
GOES-10 135° West (GOES-West)
Source data are in Raw GVAR signal format. 

Note: From March 9, 1998 to June 1, 1998, constant at 105° West. (GOES-Central)

 

Note: from July 21, 1998 to August 21, 1998, drifting from 105° West to 135° West. (becomes GOES-West on July 21, 1998)

March 9, 1998 – June 21, 2006 AGOES10
Dataset Info Resolution
ALL All available GOES-10 GVAR images 1 km visible
Channel 14 km infrared
Channels 2, 4, and 58 km infrared
Channel 3
CONUS Continental United States
FD Full Disk
NH Northern Hemisphere
OTHER Uncategorized (except for All) GOES-10 GVAR images
SH Southern Hemisphere
SNDR Sounder 10 km
Continuously drifting from 122° West to 95° West (GOES-Drift)
Source data are in Raw GVAR signal format.
August 15, 2006 – October 2, 2006
Dataset Info Resolution
ALL All available GOES-10 GVAR images 1 km visible
Channel 14 km infrared
Channels 2, 4, and 58 km infrared
Channel 3
NH Northern Hemisphere
OTHER Uncategorized (except for All) GOES-10 GVAR images
SNDR Sounder 10 km
60° West (GOES-South America)
Source data are in Raw GVAR signal format.Note: From December 5, 2007 to December 16, 2007, GOES-10 running East Routine schedule for GOES-12 outage support.
December 21, 2006 – December 1, 2009
Dataset Info Resolution
ALL All available GOES-10 GVAR images 1 km visible
Channel 14 km infrared
Channels 2, 4, and 58 km infrared
Channel 3
FD Full Disk
OTHER Uncategorized (except for All) GOES-10 GVAR images
SH Southern Hemisphere
SNDR Sounder 10 km
Satellite Description Valid Dates ADDE Group Descriptor(s) Information
GOES-11 95° West (GOES-Central)
Source data are in Raw GVAR signal format.
May 31, 2002 – June 21, 2002

June 4, 2004 – July 1, 2004

AGOES11
Dataset Info Resolution
ALL All available GOES-11 GVAR images 1 km visible
Channel 14 km infrared
Channels 2, 4, and 58 km infrared
Channel 3
CONUS Continental United States
FD Full Disk
NH Northern Hemisphere
SNDR Sounder 10 km
115° West (GOES-West Testing)

Source data are in Raw GVAR signal format.

July 6, 2005 – August 3, 2005
Dataset Info Resolution
ALL All available GOES-11 GVAR images 1 km visible
Channel 14 km infrared
Channels 2, 4, and 58 km infrared
Channel 3
CONUS Continental United States
FD Full Disk
OTHER Uncategorized (except for All) GOES-11 GVAR images
SNDR Sounder 10 km
135° West (GOES-West)
Source data in Raw GVAR signal format.Note: From May 25, 2006 to June 28, 2006, drifting from 105° West to 135° West (GOES-West Drifting).
May 25, 2006 – December 6, 2011
Dataset Info Resolution
ALL All available GOES-11 GVAR images 1 km visible
Channel 14 km infrared
Channels 2, 4, and 58 km infrared
Channel 3
CONUS Continental United States
FD Full Disk
NH Northern Hemisphere
OTHER Uncategorized (except for All) GOES-11 GVAR images
SH Southern Hemisphere
SNDR Sounder 10 km
Satellite Description Valid Dates ADDE Group Descriptor(s) Information
GOES-12 90° West (GOES-Central)
Source data in Raw GVAR signal format.Note: From January 1, 2002 to January 7, 2002, constant at 105° West.
August 16, 2001 – January 7, 2002 AGOES12
Dataset Info Resolution
ALL All available GOES-12 GVAR images 1 km visible
Channel 14 km infrared
Channels 2-48 km infrared
Channel 6
CONUS Continental United States
FD Full disk
NH Northern Hemisphere
OTHER Uncategorized (except for All) GOES-12 GVAR images
SH Southern Hemisphere
SNDR Sounder 10 km
75° West (GOES-East)
Source data in Raw GVAR signal format.Note: From January 16, 2003 to April 26, 2003, drifting from 105° West to 75° West. (GOES-West Testing & Drifting – becomes GOES-East on April 1, 2003).
January 16, 2003 – April 14, 2010
60° West (GOES-South America)
Source data in Raw GVAR signal format.Note: From May 5, 2010 to May, 16, 2010, drifting from 68° West to 60° West.
May 5, 2010 – August 15, 2013
Satellite Description Valid Dates ADDE Group Descriptor(s) Information
GOES-13 90° West (GOES-Central Testing)
Source data in Raw GVAR signal format.Note: From October 24, 2006 to November 6, 2006, drifting from 90° West to 105° West.
July 3, 2006 – January 5, 2007 AGOES13
Dataset Info Resolution
ALL All available GOES-13 GVAR images 1 km visible
Channel 14 km infrared
Channels 2-48 km infrared
Channel 6
CONUS Continental United States
FD Full Disk
NH Northern Hemisphere
OTHER Uncategorized (except for All) GOES-13 GVAR images
SH Southern Hemisphere
SNDR Sounder 10 km
105° West (GOES-Central Testing)
Source data in Raw GVAR signal format.
July 20, 2007 – August 15, 2007
105° West (GOES-Central)
Source data in Raw GVAR signal format.Note: From February 23, 2010 to April 26, 2010, drifting from 105° West to 75° West.
August 1, 2008 – April 16, 2009

January 27, 2010 – February 22, 2010

75° West (GOES-East)
Source data in Raw GVAR signal format.Note: Continued drifting to 75° West until April 26, 2010.
April 14, 2010 – September 23, 2012

October 11, 2012 – May 22, 2013

75° West (GOES-East Testing)
Source data in Raw GVAR signal format.
May 30, 2013 – June 9, 2013
75° West (GOES-East)
Source data in Raw GVAR signal format.
June 10, 2013 – present
Satellite Description Valid Dates ADDE Group Descriptor(s) Information
GOES-14 105° West (GOES-Central Test)
Source data in Raw GVAR signal format.Note: From July 20, 2009 to November 3, 2009, constant at 90° West. From November 4, 2009 to November 20, 2009, drifting from 90° West to 105° West.
July 20, 2009 – January 19, 2010 AGOES14
Dataset Info Resolution
ALL All available GOES-14 GVAR images 1 km visible
Channel 14 km infrared
Channels 2-4, 6
CONUS Continental United States
FD Full Disk
NH Northern Hemisphere
OTHER Uncategorized (except for All) GOES-14 GVAR images
SH Southern Hemisphere
SNDR Sounder 10 km
105° West (GOES-East)
Source data in Raw GVAR signal format.Note: Drifted East at 0.9° per day.
August 15, 2012 – October 17, 2012
90° West (GOES-Central)
Source data in Raw GVAR signal format.
October 18, 2012 – November 1, 2012
105° West (GOES-East)
Source data in Raw GVAR signal format.Note: GOES-14 replacing GOES-13 as operational East satellite due to GOES-13 outage.
May 23, 2013 – June 9, 2013
105° West (GOES-Central)
Source data in Raw GVAR signal format.
June 10, 2013 – June 14, 2013

August 1, 2013 – August 29, 2013

May 6, 2014 – May 27, 2014

August 7, 2014 – August 29, 2014

April 24, 2015 – June 15, 2015

August 4, 2015 – August 26, 2015

January 27,2016 – February 26, 2016

April 14, 2016 – May 16,2016

August 1, 2016 – September 27, 2016

Satellite Description Valid Dates ADDE Group Descriptor(s) Information
GOES-15 90° West (GOES-Central Test)
Source data in Raw GVAR signal format.
March 30, 2010 – October 25, 2010 AGOES15
Dataset Info Resolution
ALL All available GOES-15 GVAR images 1 km visible
Channel 14 km infrared
Channels 2-4, 6
CONUS Continental United States
FD Full Disk
NH Northern Hemisphere
OTHER Uncategorized (except for All) GOES-15 GVAR images
SH Southern Hemisphere
SUB-CONUS Sub-continental United States
SNDR Sounder 10 km
90° West (GOES-Drift)
Source data in Raw GVAR signal format.Note: Drifting from 90° West to 135° West.
October 18, 2011 – December 5, 2011
135° West (GOES-West)
Source data in Raw GVAR signal format.
December 6, 2011 – present