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STAR Satellite Rainfall Estimates
6 Hour Validation Results

6-hourly Statistics for the 24 Hours Ended 1200 UTC 08/26/2014 for the Northeastern US

These statistics have been computed using 6-hour rainfall accumulations that were collected during the previous 24 hours. These 6-hour accumulations all end at 00, 06, 12, or 18 UTC.

Statistics Compared to 24 Hours of 6-hourly Stage IV Amounts
Algorithm RMSE CC Bias
QMORPH 3.38 0.59 2.03
HE 2.07 0.54 1.40
SCaMPR 2.39 0.61 1.78

Scatterplots 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 08/26/2014 for the Northeastern 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 08/26/2014 for the Northeastern US