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STAR Satellite Rainfall Estimates

Daily Statistics for the 24 Hours Ended 1200 UTC 10/20/2014 for the Northwestern US

Statistics Compared to Daily Rain Gauge Amounts
Algorithm RMSE CC Bias
Stage IV 2.41 0.29 0.19
QMORPH 2.65 0.14 0.85
HE 2.37 0.26 0.20
SCaMPR -0.99 -0.99 -0.99

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 10/20/2014 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 10/20/2014 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 10/20/2014 for the Northwestern US  using the Stage IV
 algorithm

QMORPH Algorithm

24-Hour precipitation amounts in mm for 24 Hours Ended 1200 UTC 10/20/2014 for the Northwestern US  using the QMORPH  
 algorithm

HE Algorithm

24-Hour precipitation amounts in mm for 24 Hours Ended 1200 UTC 10/20/2014 for the Northwestern US  using the HE      
 algorithm

SCaMPR Algorithm

24-Hour precipitation amounts in mm for 24 Hours Ended 1200 UTC 10/20/2014 for the Northwestern US  using the SCaMPR  
 algorithm

Gauges

24-Hour precipitation amounts in mm for 24 Hours Ended 1200 UTC 10/20/2014 for the Northwestern US  using the Gauges  
 algorithm