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Famine Early Warning Systems Network - (FEWSNET)

The FEWSNET Rainfall Estimate imagery combines Meteosat infrared data, rain gauge reports from the global telecommunications system, and microwave satellite observations to provide daily rainfall estimate in mm at an approximate horizontal resolution of 10 km.

These products provide input for hydrological and agrometeorological models as well as climate information e.g. compare the current state of rainfall with previous time periods.

Properties

Sensor SPOT/PROBA-V
Since 01-01-2011
Spatial Resolution 8 km
Temporal Resolution 10 Days, Monthly, 3 Months, 6 Months, Annually
Extent Eastern Africa
Format Geotiff
Source JRC via MESA Station

Derived Products

Derived sub-product Description Available
10d Precipitation estimates over 10 days since 1/1/2011
10davg Statistic: multi-years average for each dekad 36 dekads
10dmin Statistic: multi-years minimum for each dekad 36 dekads
10dmax Statistic: multi-years maximum for each dekad 36 dekads
10ddiff Anomaly: ABSOLUTE DIFFERENCE (10d – 10davg) since 1/1/2011
10dratio Anomaly: RELATIVE RATIO to LTA % (10d/10davg) since 1/1/2011
10dperc Anomaly: RELATIVE DIFFERENCE % ((10d – 10davg)/10davg) since 1/1/2011
10dnp Anomaly: Normalized Precipitation (10d10dmin)/(10dmax-10dmin) since 1/1/2011
1moncum Cumulated 10day RFE over each month since 1/1/2011
1monavg Statistic: multi-years average for each month 12 months
1monmin Statistic: multi-years minimum for each month 12 months
1monmax Statistic: multi-years maximum for each month 12 months
1mondiff Anomaly: ABSOLUTE DIFFERENCE (1moncum1monavg) since 1/1/2011
1monperc Anomaly: RELATIVE DIFFERENCE (1moncum1monavg)/1monavg since 1/1/2011
1monnp Anomaly: Normalized Precipitation (1moncum1monmin)/(1monmax-1monmin)) since 1/1/2011