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wrfout file with strange time points

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Dear Colleagues,

I ran WRF 3.8.1 with one domain (dx and dy = 3500m, 4000m, 4500m, respectively). The resolution of my input data is 31km.

I don't know the reason why my wrfout files were generated with some strange time points when my domain was 3500m and 4500m. The wrfout file should be generated once per hour, but you can see the time points are not one-hour gap.

I attach the namelist files of 4500m resolution. Hope you could help with this.

Best wishes,


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Dear Ming,

Thanks. But you may find that I do set step_to_output_time = .true., could you please kindly provide further help?


Please set "override_restart_timers = .true." and see whether this can solve your problem.