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Precipitation is a common climatic variable used in many GIS modeling processes

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Map gridded rainfall data to lat-longs and extract daily rainfall data? [on hold]

My objective is to create a dataset, wherein for certain locations (lat-longs) I need to report daily rainfall from 1950 to 2017. Rainfall data source: Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) daily ...
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WGS84 projection is invalid for aggregations

I am trying to extract the pixel value from the last image of an image collection. The problem is that when I do so, I get an error stating the following: This is my code for extracting the pixel ...
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Google Earth Engine band did not match any bands errord

According to the dataset, there should be a band named: total_precipitation_surface. However, when I try to get data from this band I get: > Collection.first: Error in map(ID=2019061000F000): ...
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How can I calculate the maximum sky viewing angle for every point in a DEM not covered by objects? [closed]

I am looking for areas in a city that are suited for setting up precipitation measuring stations. One constraint is, that the station has to be distant from each object at least two times the object's ...
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Moisture Stress Index - how important is seasonal influence in a deciduous forest?

I want to calculate moisture stress index for a deciduous forest using the formula from the article 'Detecting vegetation leaf water content using reflectance in the optical domain' (Ceccato et al. ...
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Summing multiple years of rain data using Google Earth Engine?

I am trying to determine the what areas tend to get rain in a specific interval of time over multiple years. What I am doing is taking the filter date (in this case June 15th through July 15th) and ...
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Summation of multiple map layers?

What I am trying to do is to take a specific range of time (summer) over multiple years and then sum the total amount of precipitation onto a final layer. This is the code I am working with var ...
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Projecting a PRISM raster from NAD1983 to Albers Equal Area PCS in ArcMap: Why does my raster change position and cell size?

I want to perform zonal statistics on PRISM precipitation rasters using watershed shapefiles as my input zone features. I'm operating under the precept that I should project all my data into the same ...
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Reducing hourly rainfall data to monthly data for particular period of time and making a timeseries chart

I am working with GSMaP image collection (hourly rainfall data) in Google Earth Engine. I would like to make a script which is calculating and making a chart of sum rainfall in particular location ...
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Multi-Trend in Google Earth Engine?

I've wrote below code for visualize precipitation changes over a year with ui.chart command in two different provinces. var persiann = ee.ImageCollection('NOAA/PERSIANN-CDR') .filterDate('2017-01-01',...
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How can I reduce the size of shapefile (.prj, .shx, .shp) up to 8 MB? [closed]

It is sub basin photo which I want to upload to CHRS so that I can to download satellite precipitation data (https://i.stack.imgur.com/EQt3v.jpg)
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Daily Rainfall data processing?

i have a .shp file of gridded daily rainfall data for an entire state. How do i calculate the sum of all 365 days (each day is a field, n recorded for 450 stations) and generate a raster? I am ...
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Reducing image collection to get daily sum from hourly precipitation and extraction of polygon data?

I'm using GSMaP image collection in Google Earth Engine, which has hourly precipitation data from 2000 to present. I have a script which helps getting mean pcp data (as a table) from polygon from each ...
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Locate wet patches using DEM

I'm searching for a way to determine the location of wet patches, after rainfall, in a DEM. By this, I mean puddles. We are investigating the best locations to locate paths for recreational use. ...
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Average precipitation raster

I want to plot mean annual precipitation data for a region. I downloaded the precipitation dataset for 1900-2014 from University of Delaware site in netCDF format. Whenever I try to open the dataset ...
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Interpreting GLDAS 2.1 precipitation data

I am trying to use the GLDAS 2.1 3-hourly precipitation datasets available at: The dataset is documented here: https://hydro1.gesdisc.eosdis.nasa.gov/data/GLDAS/README_GLDAS2.pdf The data is ...
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Defining projection for FEWS rainfall data in ArcMap? [closed]

This problem has been tackled here previously (see Manually adding spatial reference information for FEWS rainfall data in ArcMap?) but i couldnt get a solution to my problem from the thread. I am ...
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Which format to display the gsmap downloaded data in QGIS?

Where can I download gsmap data especially for precipitation / rainfall and which format can be supported by QGIS software?
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Acquiring and understanding data from world clim? [closed]

I am a novice and trying to get monthly precipitation data of India in raster format month wise. The closest I got was from worldclim.org that too annual data for a block containing the Indian ...
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Storm Total Precip Map

I'm using ArcMap 10.5. I have two individual days of precip data rasters from NOAA/NWS. I want to combine the two days with the cumulative total storm precip displayed in a new raster. Many of the ...
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Batch raster operations to get Maximum Precipitation in a Catchment

I have information of maximum precipitation per grid cell for a certain area over 55 years, each year is a different matrix with the corresponding precipitation values. I know that I need to do the ...
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Calculating and displaying mean annual precipitation from CRU data

I'm trying to display mean annual precipitation (MAP) data from the CRU dataset (http://data.ceda.ac.uk/badc/cru/data/cru_ts/cru_ts_4.01/data/pre/) across a specific region. The data are monthly ...
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Daily temperature data portal globally

Is there any climatic portal for downloading historical climatic data ( Rainfall & Temperature) on a daily basis or at least on a decadal basis? PRISM gives only for US regions.
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How to handle multiple rasters (precipitation data) in QGIS?

Currently I am working at a hydrological model for Rwanda which needs monthly precipitation data averaged over the area of subcatchments. The precipitation data are 144 TIF's from CHIRPS for timespan ...
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Average and Annual rainfall in R? [closed]

I have rainfall data for more than 50 years in a column. I need to get total rainfall and average rainfall for each year. How can I do it in R?
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Solving computing time problem when grid size element increases in flood model?

I want to create high resolution and high accuracy "area of inundation" map using FLO-2D Model. I have high resolution Digital Elevation Model (DEM) and I must show small topographic details on my ...
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How to download GPM rainfall data automatically?

How to download GPM rainfall data automatically? I tried to use DownloadGPM.R Function, but I think I had problem with Axel download accelerator. I guess I need to declare Axel as environment ...
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Interpolating multiple years of daily precipitation data to generate daily time series? [duplicate]

I am trying to use ArcMap ver. 10.2 to create several models using ModelBuilder. The model will be created to: interpolate 7 years of point measured precipitation data (long integer format at a daily ...
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ArcGis layer query: Average annual precipitation for area in U.S [closed]

I need to get average precipitation for certain land parcels. I've found several layers which could offer this information but queries do not return results or indicate error. Below is example of my ...
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Any standards for urban rainwater drainage network?

I am starting to work on a project related to urban drainage networks. Are there any standards out there to represent this kind of network? Relevant attributes would be things like pipe section, pipe ...
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Failing to Extract by Mask with Small Groundwater Basins?

I am using ArcGIS for Desktop. I am working with 4km resolution precipitation rasters from the PRISM website because I am trying to calculate the total annual precipitation for each groundwater basin ...
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How to automate the Interpolation of daily(Total-365 days) precipitation data?

I have daily rainfall data in comma-delimited text file for some location as follows Lat, Long, Precipitaion(mm) 26.0, 78.0, 23 26.50, 78.30, 200 26.70, 78.45, 405 ... I have ...
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Error in merging two raster files (precipitation) in QGIS

The newly computed geotiff shows the extent of both raster layers, but only the data of one. If I use identify features tool it gives me only the values of the visible part not of the other part. I ...
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Simulate water runoff to get water height over each pixel of DEM

Here is my problem that I am trying to deal with. I have given a height map of around 512X512 resolution(It is Geo-referenced and I have the meta-data for this). And I have given that this area ...
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Manually adding spatial reference information for FEWS rainfall data in ArcMap?

I am trying to match rainfall data from USGS/FEWS to coordinate locations of survey households in Uganda, so I will need to be able to project the rainfall data. So far, I downloaded the dekadal RFE 2....
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Open-source tools for run-off depth calculation

I am working on modeling surface run-off (in ArcGIS 10.2) due to a rain event (e.g., 5 year rain for a duration of 30 mins.) over an approx. area of 30 km2 for which I have a DEM and necessary soil as ...
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Depth of run-off water [closed]

I am working on modeling surface run-off due to a rain event (e.g., 5 year rain for a duration of 30 mins.) over an approx. area of 30 km2 for which I have a DEM and necessary soil as well as land-...
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Method of inputing time series data in ArcGIS

I have weather stations with its geographical location ( lat,long, ht) along with daily temperature and rainfall data in time series format. I would like to use this meteorological data to interpolate ...
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Combining many individual precipitation shapefiles to show by year in ArcMap? [closed]

I have 10 years of each year precipitation in shapefiles and would like to combine them into one to show years in ArcMap layer. Do I need to use the append or union ?
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creating precipitation grid

I am trying to create a precipitation grid for my meteorologic model. The problem is that, I do not know what are the things I should have for me to create the grid. Can anyone tell me what are the ...
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Using rainfall data (raster) as an input to determine stream lines in Arc Hydro?

I was wondering if it is possible to use rainfall data (raster) as an input to Arc Hydro for determining stream lines? I am learning Arc Hydo and have gone through a couple of tutorials. As far as I ...
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Mapping Precipitation Data

I have downloaded daily precipitation data from Global Weather data website and want to create an annual precipitation map like this: (source: worldatlas.com) The downloaded data is in TXT and CSV ...
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Reading binary rainfall data (*.trm) in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have some *.trm binary data that is merged Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) rainfall data. I have to read it through ArcGIS for Desktop to extract rainfall data from this.
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Determining average rainfall for cumulative watershed, where only sub-watersheds defined? [closed]

I have a polygon layer with sub-catchments (sub-watersheds) and a grid of rainfall. I have used the Zonal Stats as a table to calculate the average rainfall for each sub-catchment, but I now need to ...
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How to use ArcMap for HydroPower Potential

I am trying to determine the sites for small hydropower. I have a elevation dem, rainfall data, Curve number data (from soil and landuse shapefiles). I have already used the DEM to fill sinks, find ...
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Python package for processing GRIB data in windows

I would like to know what python packages can be used to process GRIB (Gridded Binary) data on a Windows system. I know there is something called pygrib, but to use that I have to use cygwin windows ...
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Calculating watershed runoff with landuse and rainfall data?

What is the method for computing rasters of total rainfall of a given month, flow accumulation, and land use (runoff coefficient) or soil K factor? I am using ArcMap 10.
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Kriging method to use for rainfall?

I am working on an rainfall analysis and I have to interpolate some datas with kriging method. Is co-kriging suitable for the rainfall analysis?
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Calculating Runoff / Streams using DEM in ArcGIS

I am just curious about the workflow that many of you use for runoff/stream analysis using a DEM and create a "water network" from the results in ArcGIS 10.1? I know the average rainfall for different ...
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How to convert Rainfall Isohyet map into Raster to determine precipitation (mm) at any point? [closed]

Specifically, I have a rainfall map (Isohyets) measured in mm (precipitation)... I wanted to know a particular value (precipitation) at any point between these lines... How can I do this? Do I have ...