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STAR Satellite Rainfall Estimates

Daily Statistics for the 24 Hours Ended 1200 UTC 09/16/2014 for the Northwestern US

Statistics Compared to Daily Rain Gauge Amounts
Algorithm RMSE CC Bias
Stage IV 0.88 0.06 0.28
QMORPH 1.40 0.00 0.77
HE 0.89 -0.01 0.06
SCaMPR 1.13 0.00 0.52

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 09/16/2014 for the Northwestern 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 09/16/2014 for the Northwestern 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 09/16/2014 for the Northwestern US  using the Stage IV
 algorithm

QMORPH Algorithm

24-Hour precipitation amounts in mm for 24 Hours Ended 1200 UTC 09/16/2014 for the Northwestern US  using the QMORPH  
 algorithm

HE Algorithm

24-Hour precipitation amounts in mm for 24 Hours Ended 1200 UTC 09/16/2014 for the Northwestern US  using the HE      
 algorithm

SCaMPR Algorithm

24-Hour precipitation amounts in mm for 24 Hours Ended 1200 UTC 09/16/2014 for the Northwestern US  using the SCaMPR  
 algorithm

Gauges

24-Hour precipitation amounts in mm for 24 Hours Ended 1200 UTC 09/16/2014 for the Northwestern US  using the Gauges  
 algorithm