Precipitation - historic gridded daily precipitation sum in the Netherlands for 1910-2015

Historic gridded files of daily precipitation sum in the Netherlands from 1910-2015 based on observations of the voluntary network. The time interval is 08:00-08:00 UT. The number of observations varies: 1910-1951 (102), 1951-2015 (260).Reference for KNMI14 climate scenarios.

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Additional Info

Field Value
Dataset name RDH_REF
Dataset version 2
Dataset edition 2
Dataset manager Dr. Peter Siegmund
Maintainer KNMI Data Services
Publication timestamp 2016-09-21T12:34:20Z
Reference system identifier EPSG28992
North bound latitude 53.7
East bound longitude 7.4
South bound latitude 50.6
West bound longitude 3.2
Dataset start time 1910-01-01
Dataset end time 2016-01-01
Update frequency asNeeded
Status completed
Identifier urn:xkdc:ds:nl.knmi::RDH_REF/2/
Lineage 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 maxdist parameter is not set. 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 the layer in the NetCDF file 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 1981/01/01.See product description for clime scenarios transformation details.
Purpose Netherlands Hydrological modelling Instrument (NHI)
Supplemental information Product description available at contact person
Use limitation No use limitations
Last metadata update March 28, 2022, 12:43 (UTC)