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STAR Satellite Rainfall Estimates

Daily Statistics for the 24 Hours Ended 1200 UTC 10/21/2014 for the South Central US

Statistics Compared to Daily Rain Gauge Amounts
Algorithm RMSE CC Bias
Stage IV 2.14 0.63 0.98
QMORPH 2.87 0.39 0.51
HE 2.73 -9.99 -0.03
SCaMPR 2.73 -9.99 -0.03

Scatterplot with best-fit line (dashed)
Colors indicate frequency of occurrence from purple (least frequent) to red (most frequent)

scatterplot with best fit line for 6-hourly Statistics for the 24 Hours Ended 1200 UTC 10/21/2014 for the South Central US

Binary Statistics as a Function of Stage IV Precipitation Amount

Binary statistics as a function of Stage IV precipitation amount for the 6-hourly Statistics for the 24 Hours Ended 1200 UTC 10/21/2014 for the South Central US

Comparison of 24-h Totals.
Grey shading indicates missing data. Plus signs on the gauge plot indicate gauges with zero precipitation.

Stage IV Algorithm

24-Hour precipitation amounts in mm for 24 Hours Ended 1200 UTC 10/21/2014 for the South Central US using the Stage IV
 algorithm

QMORPH Algorithm

24-Hour precipitation amounts in mm for 24 Hours Ended 1200 UTC 10/21/2014 for the South Central US using the QMORPH  
 algorithm

HE Algorithm

24-Hour precipitation amounts in mm for 24 Hours Ended 1200 UTC 10/21/2014 for the South Central US using the HE      
 algorithm

SCaMPR Algorithm

24-Hour precipitation amounts in mm for 24 Hours Ended 1200 UTC 10/21/2014 for the South Central US using the SCaMPR  
 algorithm

Gauges

24-Hour precipitation amounts in mm for 24 Hours Ended 1200 UTC 10/21/2014 for the South Central US using the Gauges  
 algorithm