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High Moorsley C-band rain radar dual polar products

Update Frequency: Continual
Latest Data Update: 2018-12-06
Status: Ongoing
Online Status: ONLINE
Publication State: Published
Publication Date: 2018-08-13
Download Stats: last 12 months
Dataset Size: 837 Files | 921GB


Dual-polar products from the Met Office's High Moorsley C-band rain radar, County Durham, England. Data from this site are availlable from August 2018 at present, although the radar has been producing augmented lrd scan data previous to this time. The radar is a C-band (5.3 cm wavelength) radar and data are received by the Nimrod system at 5 minute intervals.

Citable as:  Met Office (2018): High Moorsley C-band rain radar dual polar products. Centre for Environmental Data Analysis, date of citation.
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: Met Office, NIMROD, rain radar


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Data lineage:

Data are acquired from rain radar network in the UK and Europe by the Met Office's NIMROD system. Single site data are then sent to the CEDA by the Met Office's DART operational dissemination system. Raw polar data from single sites are sent through from the RADARNET team at the Met Office. On arrival at CEDA the data are ingested after a 48h quarantine, having been compressed and then compiled into daily tar balls for each data type.

Data Quality:
Data are from the Met Office's operational NIMROD system
File Format:
Data are in NIMROD data format. See linked documentation for further details.

Process overview

This dataset was generated by instruments deployed on platforms as listed below.

Instrument/Platform pairings

Met Office C-band radar Deployed on: Met Office High Moorsley Weather Radar site
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