Multi-Radar/Multi-Sensor (MRMS) Precipitation Data

This data set contains the gridded precipitation data from the National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) Multi-Radar/Multi-Sensor (MRMS) system for days that VORTEX-SE conducted operations during its 2016 field season as well as surrounding days (12-15, 23-25, and 30-31 March; 1, 26-30 April; and 1-2 May 2016). These data are in GRIB2 format.

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Temporal Range

  • Begin:  2016-03-12T00:00:00Z
    End:  2016-05-02T23:59:59Z


Resource Type dataset
Temporal Range Begin 2016-03-12T00:00:00Z
Temporal Range End 2016-05-02T23:59:59Z
Temporal Resolution N/A
Bounding Box North Lat 50.00000
Bounding Box South Lat 24.00000
Bounding Box West Long -125.00000
Bounding Box East Long -65.00000
Spatial Representation grid
Spatial Resolution N/A
Related Links

Documentation #1 : GRIB2_062006.pdf

Documentation #2 : Introduction_GRIB1-GRIB2.pdf

Documentation #3 : README_MRMS.pdf

Additional Information N/A
Resource Format TAR: Unix Tape ARchive (TAR) Format File (application/x-tar)
Standardized Resource Format Archive
Asset Size 31750 MB
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Software Implementation Language N/A

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Author National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP)
Publisher UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Publication Date 2017-12-14T18:40:55
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
Alternate Identifier 527.039
Resource Version 1.0
Topic Category climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
Progress completed
Metadata Date 2024-02-07T22:43:29Z
Metadata Record Identifier edu.ucar.eol::527.039
Metadata Language eng; USA
Suggested Citation National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP). (2017). Multi-Radar/Multi-Sensor (MRMS) Precipitation Data. 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 03 March 2024.

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