This is a description of EFAS version 4.3. For an overview of other EFAS releases, please see: EFAS versioning system


EFAS v4.3 introduces three minor changes to the system, as well as some general bug fixes. Here is a summary of the main changes:

  • The addition of 75 new fixed reporting points (now 3162 in total).
  • EFAS historical simulation open in near-real-time as soon as the consolidated run is completed (expected 5 days behind time).
  • Seasonal forecast layer visible in EFAS-IS as soon as data is publicly available (expected 10th day of the month).

Technical details

Release date2021-10-27 00UTC
In test suite

2021-10-18 12 UTC

EFAS internal release

Archiving of data


Reference climatology (for thresholds/ anomalies)1991-01-01 to 2017-12-31
EFAS Historical1991-01-01 to near present
Horizontal projectionETRS89 Lambert Azimuthal Equal Area Coordinate Reference System (ETRS-LAEA)
Horizontal resolution5 x 5 km
Temporal resolution6-hourly for medium range-monthly products, 24-hourly for seasonal