The following table describes all parameters of the GetMap-Request:
WMS version according to which the request will be treated. The currently supported version is 1.3.0.
The request type, here "GetMap".
Represents the requested parameter. For a list a of available parameters, please refer to the list of available parameters. Only one parameter is supported per request.
A single color scheme which should be used to represent the data. Currently the following color schemes are implemented: JET, JET_INVERTED, JET_SEGMENTED, JET_SEGMENTED_INVERTED,BLUES, BLUES_INVERTED, BLUE_TO_RED, RED_TO_BLUE, BLUE_MAGENTA, MAGENTA_BLUE, GRAY, GRAY_INVERTED, PERIODIC, PERIODIC_INVERTED, PLASMA, PLASMA_INVERTED, PRISM, PRISM_INVERTED, REDS, REDS_INVERTED , SEISMIC, SEISMIC_INVERTED, VIRIDIS, and VIRIDIS_INVERTED. The default style is a recommended colormap for the requested parameter.
Specifies the coordinate reference system used for georeferencing. Currently EPSG:4326 and EPSG:3857 are supported.
Defines the area of the requested data formatted as ,,,, where the interpretation of x and y depends on the standard and CRS. For example, with EPSG:4326 (and version 1.3.0), the BBOX will be interpreted as ,,,.
World EPSG:4326: "-90,-180,90,180"
WIDTH / HEIGHT
Specifies the width and height of the requested image
Integer in the range 2-3072
Specifies the image data format of the response. Currently only PNG "image/png" is supported.
A single point in time (UTC) as specified in the section Date/Time Description. TIME always refers to validdatetime. Defaults to "now".
A certain data source such as a weather model or a RADAR. Default model is mix.
"ecmwf-ifs" or "ncep-gfs"
The service will return the data as specified by the FORMAT parameter, unless an error is encountered. In that case a WMS exception in the XML format will be returned instead.
The following example requests will return the current air temperature at the height of 2 meters in degrees Celsius for the entire world: