Convective Rainfall Rate (CRR) and Convective Rainfall Based on Cloud Physical Properties (CRR-Ph)
Operationally produced by NWC SAF.
An estimation of the rainfall rate in convective situations.
Help in the detection and tracking of convective systems with high rain rates.
✓ Available over the geostationary satellite coverage.
✓ Generated every 15 minutes.
✓ CRR available during both day and night-time.
X CRR-Ph available only during day-time.
Accessibility and Dissemination:
- Local installation: Product is accessible after registration (signed contract) at NWCSAF and installation of NWCSAF GEO V2016 in the local environment. It can be run every 15 minutes or with the different settings every 5 minutes RSS. Output format is NetCdf.
- Images for the last 24h, updated every 15 minutes at NWCSAF web site: http://www.nwcsaf.org/crr
Practical info and documentation
Overview modified after NWC SAF Practical Guide by V. Nietosvaara, EUMETSAT, 2018.