Precipitation - daily precipitation sum in the Netherlands

Gridded files of daily precipitation sum in the Netherlands measured on +- 300 locations of the voluntary network from 08:00-08:00 UT. Grids are calculated based on validated data with a 4 week delay on average. ---- KNMI has detected measurement anomalies caused by a defect in some rain gauges for manual precipitation observation. It concerns data from the second half of 2012 until present. At this moment KNMI is assessing the extent of the problem and investigates the options to repair the defect as soon as possible. For more information use the KNMI contact form (www.knmi.nl/contact).

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Additional Info

Field Value
Author Dr. Peter Siegmund
Maintainer KNMI Data Services
Version 5
Last Updated July 29, 2021, 11:15 (UTC)
Created July 29, 2021, 11:15 (UTC)
Dataset name Rd1
Dataset version 5
East bound longitude 7.4
File identifier 025473fe-4304-411d-81dc-26de946a7ca4
From 1951-01-01T00:00:00
Identifier urn:xkdc:ds:nl.knmi::Rd1/5/
License https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/deed.en
Linage statement The interpolation method is ordinary kriging. Observations are square root transformed and back-transformed after interpolation using quantiles calculation. For every day a variogram is automatically fitted. The nugget is zero and the variogrammodel is spherical or exponential, depending on the best fit. The dates in the file name refer to the end-time and start-time of the measurement. The measurement at 08:00 UT (end-time) is assigned to the file in the folder of the preceding day on the FTP server as 2/3 of the measurement period falls on the preceding day. In other words: the measurement with the end-time 19810102T080000 is assigned to the folder 1981/01/01 on the FTP server or in the tar-file. The number of observations varies from 270 to 310.
North bound latitude 53.7
Publication timestamp 2014-02-10T13:12:19
Purpose Netherlands Hydrological modelling Instrument (NHI)
Reference system identifier EPSG28992
South bound latitude 50.6
Status onGoing
Supplemental information http://www.knmi.nl/bibliotheek/knmipubIR/IR2010-01.pdf
Until Unlimited
Update frequency daily
Use limitation no limitations
West bound longitude 3.2