Requirement #31 


For variable: Accumulated precipitation (over 24 h)

In application: Agricultural Meteorology

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 2 mm 5 mm 10 mm
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 0.25 km 20 km 50 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 24 h 36 h 3 d
Timeliness 24 h 30 h 2 d


Validated: 10/20/03 Source: ET ODRRGOS
Comment: Evaluation of soil moisture and avail to plants Confidence: reasonable
Def: :Not firm, but based on a strong heritage of experiments with similar data