Monitoring floods in Zambia and Sudan using the MSG IR3.9 channel

New version of rainfall estimates from TAMSAT

 

Monitoring floods in Zambia and Sudan using the MSG IR3.9 channel
Monitoring floods in Zambia and Sudan using the MSG IR3.9 channel

A new version of rainfall estimates from TAMSAT will be available from 10 May 2022.

Last Updated

28 April 2022

Published on

28 April 2022

The new version of these rainfall estimates is V3.1.

These rainfall estimates are based on Meteosat thermal infrared imagery, calibrated against ground-based rain gauge measurements, and cover all of Africa. The products also include rainfall anomalies.

They are available in different frequencies: daily, pentadal, dekadal, monthly and seasonal. Product formats are netCDF and png.

Example filenames

Daily

rfe2022_04_25.v3.1.nc
rfe2022_04_25.v3.1.png

Pentadal

rfe2022_04-pt1.v3.1.nc
rfe2022_04-pt1.v3.1.png
rfe2022_04-pt1_anom.v3.1.nc
rfe2022_04-pt1_anom.v3.1.png

Dekadal

rfe2022_04-dk1.v3.1.nc
rfe2022_04-dk1.v3.1.png
rfe2022_04-dk1_anom.v3.1.nc
rfe2022_04-dk1_anom.v3.1.png

Monthly

rfe2022_03.v3.1.nc
rfe2022_03.v3.1.png
rfe2022_01_anom.v3.1.nc
rfe2022_01_anom.v3.1.png

Seasonal

rfe2021_11_seas.v3.1.nc
rfe2021_11_seas.v3.1.png
rfe2021_11_seas_anom.v3.1.nc
rfe2021_11_seas_anom.v3.1.png

Users already subscribed to receive TAMSAT data via EUMETCast will receive the new version products automatically. Other users wishing to receive these products should register via our Earth Observation Portal (EOP).

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