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UMRBPP: NIDS KUDX Hourly Precipitation (PRE1) Data Set

Summary

This data set contains the Nexrad Information Dissemination Service (NIDS) Hourly Precipitation Data Set. This data set is the 1-hour surface rainfall accumulation running total product and is generated when ever precipitation echoes are detected. It covers a range of 230 km with a resolution of 1.1 by 1.1 nmi. It is updated once every volume scan (typically every 5-10 min) and includes 16 data levels. Data are available for most periods during the UMRBPP (5 April to 5 May 1999). Data are available from the Rapid City, SD (KUDX) radar site. These data are in the original NIDS format. These data were not quality quality controlled by the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research/Joint Office for Science Support (UCAR/JOSS). This data set is quite large both in terms of size (40 Mb) and in terms of number of files (4500). Please take this into consideration when placing your data order.

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Data Quality final
Versions
  • 1.0 (1999-07-22)
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 1999-04-05 00:00:00
End datetime 1999-05-05 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 44.20, Minimum (South) Latitude: 44.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -103.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -102.70

Primary point of contact information

EOL Data Support <datahelp@eol.ucar.edu>

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. 1999. UMRBPP: NIDS KUDX Hourly Precipitation (PRE1) Data Set. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.26023/FHCR-T8DS-0E0W. Accessed 07 Feb 2023.

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