Measurement : Precipitation

All liquid or solid phase aqueous particles that originate in the atmosphere and fall to the earth's surface.

Categories
Atmospheric State

Instruments

The above measurement is considered scientifically relevant for the following instruments. Refer to the datastream (netcdf) file headers of each instrument for a list of all available measurements, including those recorded for diagnostic or quality assurance purposes.

  • ARM Instruments
    • CO2FLX : Carbon Dioxide Flux Measurement Systems
    • DISDROMETER : Impact Disdrometer
    • LDIS : Laser Disdrometer
    • AOSMET : Meteorological Measurements associated with the Aerosol Observing System
    • MWRHF : Microwave Radiometer - High Frequency
    • ORG : Optical Rain Gauge
    • PRECNET : Precipitation Network
    • RAIN : Rain Gauge
    • STAMP : Soil Temperature and Moisture Profiles
    • SWATS : Soil Water and Temperature System
    • METTWR : Surface and Tower Meteorological Instrumentation at NSA
    • MET : Surface Meteorological Instrumentation
    • SMET : Surface Meteorological Instruments for TWP
    • SMOS : Surface Meteorological Observation System Instruments for SGP
    • TPS : Total Precipitation Sensor
  • External Instruments
    • ECMWFDIAG : European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts Diagnostic Analyses
    • ECMWF : European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts Model Data
    • FLUXNET : FluxNet: Network of Regional CO2 and Energy Flux Tower Networks
    • KSUMESO : Kansas State University Mesonet
    • MOLTS : Model Output Location Time Series
    • NCEPGFS : National Centers for Environment Prediction Global Forecast System
    • NOAACRN : NOAA Climate Reference Network
    • OKM : Oklahoma Mesonet
    • RUC : Rapid Update Cycle Model Data
    • TAO : Tropical Atmosphere Ocean from Buoys
    • WPDN : Wind Profiler Demo Network
  • Field Campaign Instruments
    • CO2FLX : Carbon Dioxide Flux Measurement Systems
    • VARANAL : Constrained Variational Analysis
    • ECMWFDIAG : European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts Diagnostic Analyses
    • ECMWF : European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts Model Data
    • DISDROMETER : Impact Disdrometer
    • MIRAI : JAMSTEC Research Vessel Mirai
    • LDIS : Laser Disdrometer
    • AOSMET : Meteorological Measurements associated with the Aerosol Observing System
    • NPOL : NASA N-POL Polarimetric Radar System
    • RONBROWN : NOAA Research Vessel Ron Brown
    • PARSL : PNNL's Atmospheric Remote Sensing Laboratory
    • PIP : Precipitation Imaging Probe
    • PRECIPRET : Precipitation Retrievals
    • RAIN : Rain Gauge
    • SOAR : Shipboard Oceanographic and Atmospheric Radiation
    • PRECIPISO : Stable Isotope from Precipitation
    • SFCFLUX : Surface Flux
    • MET : Surface Meteorological Instrumentation
    • WRF-CHEM : Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) Model Output

Value-Added Products

  • ABRFC : Arkansas-Red Basin River Forecast Center (Process)
    • ABRFCPRECIP : Arkansas-Red Basin River Forecast Center: estimated precipitation
  • SSMI : Special Sensor Microwave/Imager (Process)
    • SSMI14 : Special Sensor Microwave/Imager (SSM/I): Satellite 14
    • SSMI11 : Special Sensor Microwave/Imager (SSM/I): Satellite 11
    • SSMI13 : Special Sensor Microwave/Imager (SSM/I): Satellite 13
    • SSMI10 : Special Sensor Microwave/Imager (SSM/I): Satellite 10
    • SSMI15 : Special Sensor Microwave/Imager (SSM/I): Satellite 15
  • ARMBE2DGRID : 2D Gridded Surface Data Set (Process)
  • ARMBESTNS : Station-based Surface Products (Process)
  • ARMBE : ARM Best Estimate Data Products (Process)
    • ARMBEATM : ARMBE: Atmospheric measurements

Datastreams

  • AOS : Aerosol Observing System Datastreams
    • AOSMET : AOS: aerosol-based meteorology data
  • METTWR : Surface and Tower Meteorological Instrumentation at NSA Datastreams
    • ORG : Optical Rain Gauge measurements: precipitation rate and accumulation
    • SNODEP : Snow depth
    • PWS : Present weather sensor, 1-min avg
  • MET : Surface Meteorological Instrumentation Datastreams
    • MET : ARM-standard Meteorological Instrumentation at Surface
    • MARINEMET : ARM-standard Meteorological Instrumentation, Marine
  • RAIN : Rain Gauge Datastreams
    • RAINWB : Weighing Bucket Rain Gauge
    • RAIN : Rain gauge
    • RAINTB : Tipping Bucket Rain Gauge data
  • DISDROMETER : Impact Disdrometer Datastreams
    • DISDROMETER : Disdrometer: measures rain drop size distribution
  • RUC : Rapid Update Cycle Model Data Datastreams
    • RUC20ISOB : Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) model: daily isobaric analysis data, 20 km resolution
    • ALLRUC40HYBR : Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) model: hybrid analyisis data, 40 km resolution
    • FSLRUC60 : Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) model: FSL output, 60 km resolution
    • ALLRUC20ISOB : Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) model: isobaric main analysis data, 20-km resolution
    • RUC20HYBR : Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) model: daily hybrid analysis data, 20 km resolution
    • ALLRUC40ISOB : Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) model: isobaric main analysis data, 40-km resolution
    • SYNRUC20ISOB : Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) model: isobaric output, 20 km grid, averaged to 40 km
    • ALLRUC20HYBR : Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) model: hybrid analysis data, 20-km resolution
  • TAO : Tropical Atmosphere Ocean from Buoys Datastreams
    • 10TAOPRECIP165E0N : Tropical Atmosphere Ocean Buoys: precipitation data at 165 E, 0 N, 10-min avg
    • 10TAOPRECIP165E5N : Tropical Atmosphere Ocean Buoys: precipitation data at 165 E, 5 N, 10-min avg
    • 10TAOPRECIP165E2S : Tropical Atmosphere Ocean Buoys: precipitation data at 165 E, 2 S, 10-min avg
    • 10TAOPRECIP165E5S : Tropical Atmosphere Ocean Buoys: precipitation data at 165 E, 5 S, 10-min avg
    • 10TAOPRECIP165E8N : Tropical Atmosphere Ocean Buoys: precipitation data at 165 E, 8 N, 10-min avg
    • 10TAOPRECIP165E2N : Tropical Atmosphere Ocean Buoys: precipitation data at 165 E, 2 N, 10-min avg
    • 10TAOPRECIP165E8S : Tropical Atmosphere Ocean Buoys: precipitation data at 165 E, 8 S, 10-min avg
  • LDIS : Laser Disdrometer Datastreams
    • PARS2 : Parsivel2 Laser Disdrometer
  • NCEPGFS : National Centers for Environment Prediction Global Forecast System Datastreams
  • VDIS : Video Disdrometer Datastreams
    • VDIS : Video Disdrometer Drop Size Distribution
  • WPDN : Wind Profiler Demo Network Datastreams
    • 60FSLWPDNRASS : Wind Profiler Demo Network (WPDN): RASS data, 60-min
    • 60WPDNSURF : Wind Profiler Demo Network (WPDN): surface meterology data, 60-min
    • 06FSLWPDNMET : Wind Profiler Demo Network (WPDN): 6-min meteorological data
    • 60FSLWPDNMET : Wind Profiler Demo Network (WPDN): meteorology data, 60-min
    • 06FSLWPDNRASS : Wind Profiler Demo Network (WPDN): 6-min RASS data
  • OKM : Oklahoma Mesonet Datastreams
    • 05OKM : Oklahoma Mesonet (OKM): 5-min averages, meteorological data from 111 stations
  • NOAACRN : NOAA Climate Reference Network Datastreams
    • 60NOAACRN : NOAA Climate Reference Network data-precipitation and temperature
  • MOLTS : Model Output Location Time Series Datastreams
    • MOLTSEDASSFCCLASS0 : Model Output Loc. Time Ser. (MOLTS): EDAS meteor. analy., basic surface, params, stations
    • MOLTSEDASSFCCLASS1 : Model Output Loc. Time Ser. (MOLTS): EDAS meteor. analy., enhanced surface, params, stations
  • SMOS : Surface Meteorological Observation System Instruments for SGP Datastreams
    • 1SMOS : Surface Meteorological Observation Station (SMOS): 1-minute averaged data
    • 30SMOS : Surface Meteorological Observation Station (SMOS): 30-min averaged data
  • TPS : Total Precipitation Sensor Datastreams
    • TPS : Total Precipitation Sensor
  • SMET : Surface Meteorological Instruments for TWP Datastreams
    • SMET60S : Surface Meteorology (SMET) station: 60-second meterological data
  • MWRHF : Microwave Radiometer - High Frequency Datastreams
    • MWRHF : Microwave Radiometer: High Frequency (MWRHF)
  • CO2FLX : Carbon Dioxide Flux Measurement Systems Datastreams
    • 30CO2FLX4MMET : Eddy Correlation CO2 Flux Data: 4 m samples, meteorological data, 30-min stats
  • KSUMESO : Kansas State University Mesonet Datastreams
    • 60KSUMESO : Kansas Mesonet (High Plains Climate Center): surface met. & radiation data, 60-min
  • AOSMET : Meteorological Measurements associated with the Aerosol Observing System Datastreams
    • AOSMET : AOS: aerosol-based meteorology data
  • SWATS : Soil Water and Temperature System Datastreams
    • SWATSPCP : Soil Water and Temperature Profiling System Rain Gauges (SWATSPCP)
  • ORG : Optical Rain Gauge Datastreams
    • ORG : Optical Rain Gauge measurements: precipitation rate and accumulation
  • PRECNET : Precipitation Network Datastreams
    • PRECNET : Precip, hourly from gauges in hundredths of inches