Requirement #244 


For variable: Accumulated precipitation (over 24 h)

In application: Global NWP

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 0.5 mm 2 mm 5 mm
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 10 km 30 km 100 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 60 min 3 h 12 h
Timeliness 24 h 5 d 30 d


Validated: 2/10/09 Source: John Eyre
Comment: Confidence: firm
Def: :Result of impact studies of actual data used in actual applications of numerical or conceptual models