Precipitation - radar/gauge 5 minute early reanalysis accumulations over the Netherlands

Gridded files of radar-derived 5 minute precipitation accumulations, corrected by rain gauge data. Radar data from 1500 m over the Netherlands and surrounding area measured by Dutch, Belgian, and German radars are corrected by available data from automatic and manual rain gauges. Time interval is 5 minutes.

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Field Value
Author Hidde Leijnse
Maintainer KNMI Data Services
Version 1.0
Last Updated September 13, 2021, 09:39 (UTC)
Created September 13, 2021, 09:39 (UTC)
Dataset name nl_rdr_data_recor_5m
Dataset version 1.0
East bound longitude 10.86
File identifier f32cf4c8-de08-4ae9-9d12-df1132a7408c
From 2018-12-07T00:00:00
Identifier urn:xkdc:ds:nl.knmi::nl_rdr_data_recor_5m/1.0/
Linage statement Radar reflectivities are measured by radars in the Netherlands, Belgium, and Germany. Single images per radar at 1500 m height are generated by linearly interpolating radar reflectivities in altitude. Radar reflectivities are then converted to rainfall intensities by using the Z=200R^1.6 formula. A mean bias correction factor is derived based on the most recent 1 hour rainfall accumulations from automatic rain gauges. The resulting radar rainfall estimates from all radars are then combined to a single product by taking a weighted average. The weigths are a function of the distance of a given point to the radar. The resulting image is corrected by unvalidated daily rainfall accumulations from a manual rain gauge network, using Barnes' Objective Analysis.
North bound latitude 55.97
Publication timestamp 2018-12-06T12:27:30
Reference system identifier PROJ.4+proj=stere +lat_0=90 +lon_0=0 +lat_ts=60 +a=6378.14 +b=6356.75 +x_0=0 y_0=0
South bound latitude 48.9
Status onGoing
Until Unlimited
Update frequency asNeeded
Use limitation no limitations
West bound longitude 0.0