2 km resolution rain rate data from Met Office's Cobbacombe Cross C-band rain radar, Devon, England as part of the NIMROD, very short range forecasting system used by the Met Office. 2 km rain rate data are available from April 2004 until present. Radar images from the C-band (5.3 cm wavelength) radar are received by the Nimrod system 5 minute intervals respectively.
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Data are acquired from rain radar network in the UK and Europe by the Met Office's NIMROD system. Composite products (images and data) and single site data are then sent to the BADC 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 the BADC the data are ingested after a one day quarantine.
Data are from the Met Office's operational NIMROD system
NIMROD product data are in the non-standard NIMROD binary format. Refer to linked documentation for further details.
|Met Office C-band radar||Deployed on: Cobbacombe Cross Radar Station, UK|
- long_name: Precipitation Rate
- gcmd_url: http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P141/4/GVAR0658
- gcmd_keyword: Precipitation Rate
- names: Precipitation Rate, http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P141/4/GVAR0658