Precipitation is the process where water vapor condenses in the atmosphere to form water droplets that fall to the Earth as rain, sleet, snow, hail, etc.
Convective Precipitation is precipitation from convective clouds, generally considered to be synonymous with showers.
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GES DISC Datasets
To access products that have specific parameter click on the corresponding 'data access' links in the table below.
|Begin Date ||End Date ||Access ||Doc |
|Precipitation hourly total ||kg/m^2 ||NLDAS ||1979 ||present || ftp ||Y |
|Convective precipitation hourly total ||kg/m^2 ||NLDAS ||1979 ||present ||ftp ||Y |
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