**Data Format Structure for 3A25, PR Monthly Radar Rainfall** |

Name | Type | Record Size (byte) | Dim Size (# of Records) | Scaled by | Range | Unit | Description |

ECS Core Metadata | Char Attribute | 10,000 | - | - | - | - | ECS Core Metadata |

PS Metadata | Char Attribute | 10,000 | - | - | - | - | Product Specific Metadata |

GridStructure | Char Attribute | 5,000 | - | - | - | - | GridStructure gives the specification of the geometry of the grids. |

Rain Rate Mean 1 | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon*nh1 | - | 0.0 to 3000.0 | mm h^{-1} | Monthly means of non-zero rain rates over 5° x 5° boxes |

Rain Rates Dev. 1 | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon*nh1 | - | 0.0 to 3000.0 | mm h^{-1} | Monthly standard deviations of non-zero rain rates over 5° x 5° boxes |

Conv. Rain Rate Mean 1 | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon*nh1 | - | 0.0 to 3000.0 | mm h^{-1} | Monthly means of non-zero rain rates for convective rain over 5° x 5° boxes |

Conv. Rain Rates Dev. 1 | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon*nh1 | - | 0.0 to 3000.0 | mm h^{-1} | Monthly standard deviations of non-zero rain rates for convective rain over 5° x 5° boxes |

Strat. Rain Rates Mean 1 | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon*nh1 | - | 0.0 to 3000.0 | mm h^{-1} | Monthly means of non-zero rain rates for stratiform rain over 5° x 5° boxes |

Strat. Rain Rates Dev. 1 | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon*nh1 | - | 0.0 to 3000.0 | mm h^{-1} | Monthly standard deviations of non-zero rain rates for stratiform rain over 5° x 5° boxes |

Zm Mean 1 | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon*nh1 | - | 0.0 to 100.0 | dBZ | Monthly means of measured radar reflectivity at the fixed heights of 2, 4, 6, 10 and 15 km and for path-average over 5° x 5° boxes using data from 1C-21 |

Zm Dev.1 | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon*nh1 | - | 0.0 to 100.0 | dBZ | Monthly standard deviations of measured radar reflectivity at the fixed heights of 2, 4, 6, 10 and 15 km and for path-average over 5° x 5° boxes using data from 1C-21 |

Conv. Zm Mean 1 | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon*nh1 | - | 0.0 to 100.0 | dBZ | Monthly means of measured radar reflectivity for convective rain at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5°. The path-averaged mean and means at the fixed heights of 2, 4, 6, 10 and 15 km are calculated using data from 1C-21. |

Conv. Zm Dev. 1 | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon*nh1 | - | 0.0 to 100.0 | dBZ | Monthly standard deviations of measured radar reflectivity for convective rain at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5°. The path-averaged standard deviation and those at the fixed heights of 2, 4, 6, 10 and 15 km are calculated using data from 1C-21. |

Strat. Zm Mean 1 | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon*nh1 | - | 0.0 to 100.0 | dBZ | Monthly means of measured radar reflectivity for stratiform rain at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5°. The path-averaged mean and means at the fixed heights of 2, 4, 6, 10 and 15 km are calculated using data from 1C-21. |

Strat. Zm Dev. 1 | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon*nh1 | - | 0.0 to 100.0 | dBZ | Monthly standard deviations of measured radar reflectivity for stratiform rain at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5°. The path-averaged standard deviation and those at the fixed heights of 2, 4, 6, 10 and 15 km are calculated using data from 1C-21. |

Zt Mean 1 | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon*nh1 | - | 0.0 to 80.0 | dBZ | Monthly means of corrected radar reflectivity factors at the fixed heights of 2, 4, 6, 10 and 15 km and for path-average over 5° x 5° boxes for one month using data from 2A-25 |

Zt Dev. 1 | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon*nh1 | - | 0.0 to 80.0 | dBZ | Monthly standard deviations of corrected radar reflectivity factors at the fixed heights of 2, 4, 6, 1 0 and 15 km and for path-average over 5° x 5° boxes using data from 2A-25 |

Conv. Zt Mean 1 | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon*nh1 | - | 0.1 to 80.0 | dBZ | Monthly means of corrected radar reflectivity for convective rain at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5°. The path-averaged mean and means at the fixed heights of 2, 4, 6, 10 and 15 km are calculated using data from 2A-25. |

Conv. Zt Dev. 1 | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon*nh1 | - | 0.0 to 80.0 | dBZ | Monthly standard deviations of corrected radar reflectivity for convective rain at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5°. The path-averaged standard deviation and those at the fixed heights of 2, 4, 6, 10 and 15 km are calculated using data from 2A-25. |

Strat. Zt Mean 1 | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon*nh1 | - | 0.1 to 80.0 | dBZ | Monthly means of measured radar reflectivity for stratiform rain at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5°. The path-averaged mean and means at the fixed heights of 2, 4, 6, 10 and 15 km are calculated using data from 2A-25. |

Strat. Zt Dev. 1 | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon*nh1 | - | 0.0 to 80.0 | dBZ | Monthly standard deviations of corrected radar reflectivity for stratiform rain at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5°. The path-averaged standard deviation and those at the fixed heights of 2, 4, 6, 10 and 15 km are calculated using data from 2A-25. |

PIA srt Mean | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon*nang | - | 0.0 to 100.0 | dB | Monthly means of SRT (surface reference technique) path-integrated attenuation calculated at four fixed incidence angles. It has a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5°. |

PIA srt Dev. | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon*nang | - | 0.0 to 100.0 | dB | Monthly standard deviation of SRT path-integrated attenuation calculated at four fixed incidence angles. It has a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5°. |

PIA hb Mean | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon*nang | - | 0.0 to 100.0 | dB | Monthly means of HB path-integrated attenuation calculated at four fixed incidence angles. It has a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5°. |

PIA hb Dev. | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon*nang | - | 0.0 to 100.0 | dB | Monthly standard deviation of HB path-integrated attenuation calculated at four fixed incidence angles. It has a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5°. |

PIA 0th Mean | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon*nang | - | 0.0 to 100.0 | dB | Monthly means of the 0th-order path-integrated attenuation calculated at four fixed incidence angles. It has a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5°. |

PIA 0th Dev. | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon*nang | - | 0.0 to 100.0 | dB | Monthly standard deviation of the 0th-order path-integrated attenuation calculated at four fixed incidence angles. It has a horizontal resolution of 5 x 5. |

pia2a25Mean | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon*nang | - | 0.0 to 100.0 | dB | Monthly means of 2A25 path-integrated attenuation calculated at four fixed incidence angles. It has a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5°. |

pia2a25Dev. | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon*nang | - | 0.0 to 100.0 | dB | Monthly standard deviation of 2A25 path-integrated attenuation calculated at four fixed incidence angles. It has a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5°. |

piaSrtssMean | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon | - | 0.0 to 100.0 | dB | Mean of PIA (path-integrated attenuation, one-way) for SRT for a sub-set of data where the 2A25 method flag has been set (see 2A25/3A25 algorithm users guide). It has a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5°. |

piaSrtssDev | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon | - | 0.0 to 100.0 | dB | Standard deviation of PIA (path-integrated attenuation, one-way) for SRT for a sub-set of data where the 2A25 method flag has been set (see 2A25/3A25 algorithm users guide). It has a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5°. |

piaHbssMean | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon | - | 0.0 to 100.0 | dB | Mean of PIA (path-integrated attenuation, one-way) for HB method for a sub-set of data where the 2A25 method flag has been set (see 2A25/3A25 algorithm users guide). It has a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5°. |

piaHbssDev | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon | - | 0.0 to 100.0 | dB | Standard deviation of PIA (path-integrated attenuation, one-way) for HB method for a sub-set of data where the 2A25 method flag has been set (see 2A25/3A25 algorithm users guide). It has a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5°. |

pia0ssMean | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon | - | 0.0 to 100.0 | dB | Mean of PIA (path-integrated attenuation, one-way) for 0th-order method for a sub-set of data where the 2A25 method flag has been set (see 2A25/3A25 algorithm users guide). It has a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5°. |

pia0ssMean | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon | - | 0.0 to 100.0 | dB | Standard deviation of PIA (path-integrated attenuation, one-way) for 0th-order method for a sub-set of data where the 2A25 method flag has been set (see 2A25/3A25 algorithm users guide). It has a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5°. |

pia2a25ssMean | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon | - | 0.0 to 100.0 | dB | Mean of final PIA (path-integrated attenuation, one-way) from 2A25 for a sub-set of data where the 2A25 method flag has been set (see 2A25/3A25 algorithm users guide). It has a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5°. |

pia2a25ssDev | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon | - | 0.0 to 100.0 | dB | Standard deviation of final PIA (path-integrated attenuation, one-way) from 2A25 for a sub-set of data where the 2A25 method flag has been set (see 2A25/3A25 algorithm users guide). It has a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5°. |

Storm Height Mean | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon*3 | - | 0.0 to 20,000.0 | m | Monthly mean of the storm height for conditions of stratiform rain, convective rain and unconditional rain |

Storm Height Dev. | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon*3 | - | 0.0 to 20,000.0 | m | Standard deviation of the storm height for conditions of stratiform rain, convective rain and unconditional rain |

Xi Mean | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon | - | 0.0 to 99.0 | - | Monthly means of the horizontal non-uniformity parameter of the rain field within a ray at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

Xi Dev. | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon | - | 0.0 to 99.0 | - | Monthly standard deviation of the horizontal non-uniformity parameter of the rain field within a ray at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

NUBF Correction Factor Mean | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon | - | 0.0 to 2.0 | - | Monthly mean of NUBF correction for Z-factor and Rain Rate at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

NUBF Correction Factor Dev. | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon | - | 0.0 to 2.0 | - | Monthly standard deviation of the NUBF correction for Z-factor and Rain Rate at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

BB Height Mean | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon | - | 0.0 to 20,000 | m | Monthly means of the bright band height at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

BB Height Dev. | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon | - | 0.0 to 20,000 | m | Monthly deviation of the bright band height at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

bbNadirHtMean1 | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon | - | 0.0 to 20,000 | m | Height of bright band from nadir ray at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

bbNadirHtDev1 | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon | - | 0.0 to 20,000 | m | Standard deviation of bright band from nadir ray at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

bbNadirWidthMean1 | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon | - | 0.0 to 10,000 | m | Width of bright band from nadir ray at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

bbNadirWidthDev1 | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon | - | 0.0 to 10,000 | m | Standard deviation of bright band from nadir ray at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

bbNadirZmaxMean1 | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon | - | 0.0 to 70.0 | dBZ | Mean of maximum Z in bright band from nadir ray at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

bbNadirZmaxDev1 | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon | - | 0.0 to 70.0 | dBZ | Standard deviation of maximum Z in bright band from nadir ray at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

epsilonConvMean1 | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon | - | 0.0 to 5.0 | - | Mean of epsilon conditioned on convective rain and use of 2A21 SRT at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

epsilonConvDev1 | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon | - | 0.0 to 5.0 | - | Standard deviation of epsilon conditioned on convective rain and use of 2A21 SRT at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

epsilonStratMean1 | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon | - | 0.0 to 5.0 | - | Mean of epsilon conditioned on stratiform rain and use of 2A21 SRT at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

epsilonStratDev1 | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon | - | 0.0 to 5.0 | - | Standard deviation of epsilon conditioned on stratiform rain and use of 2A21 SRT at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

epsilon0ConvMean1 | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon | - | 0.0 to 5.0 | - | Mean of epsilon0 conditioned on convective rain and use of 2A21 SRT at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

epsilon0ConvDev1 | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon | - | 0.0 to 5.0 | - | Standard deviation of epsilon0 conditioned on convective rain and use of 2A21 SRT at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

epsilon0StratMean1 | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon | - | 0.0 to 5.0 | - | Mean of epsilon0 conditioned on stratiform rain and use of 2A21 SRT at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

epsilon0StratDev1 | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon | - | 0.0 to 5.0 | - | Standard deviation of epsilon0 conditioned on stratiform rain and use of 2A21 SRT at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

surfRainMean1 | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon | - | 0.0 to 3000.0 | mm h^{-1} | Mean of non-zero near-surface rain rate at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

surfRainDev1 | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon | - | 0.0 to 3000.0 | mm h^{-1} | Standard deviation of non-zero near-surface rain rate at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

surfRainConvMean1 | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon | - | 0.0 to 3000.0 | mm h^{-1} | Mean of non-zero near-surface rain rate conditioned on convective rain at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

surfRainConvDev1 | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon | - | 0.0 to 3000.0 | mm h^{-1} | Standard deviation of non-zero near-surface rain rate conditioned on convective rain at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

surfRainStratMean1 | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon | - | 0.0 to 3000.0 | mm h^{-1} | Mean of non-zero near-surface rain rate conditioned on stratiform rain at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

surfRainStratDev1 | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon | - | 0.0 to 3000.0 | mm h^{-1} | Standard deviation of non-zero near-surface rain rate conditioned on stratiform rain at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

bbZmaxMean1 | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon | - | 0.0 to 100.0 | dBZ | Mean of maximum reflectivity in bright band at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

bbZmaxDev1 | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon | - | 0.0 to 100.0 | dBZ | Standard Deviation of maximum reflectivity in bright band at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

sdepthMean1 | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon | - | 0.0 to 20,000.0 | m | Mean of snow depth at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

sdepthDev1 | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon | - | 0.0 to 20,000.0 | m | Standard deviation of snow depth at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

e_surfRainMean1 | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon | - | 0.0 to 400.0 | mm h^{-1} | Mean of non-zero estimated surface rain below clutter (See 2A25 algorithm user guide) at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

e_surfRainDev1 | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon | - | 0.0 to 400.0 | mm h^{-1} | Standard deviation of non-zero estimated surface rain below clutter (See 2A25 algorithm user guide) at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

e_surfRainConvMean1 | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon | - | 0.0 to 400.0 | mm h^{-1} | Mean of non-zero estimated surface rain below clutter (See 2A25 algorithm user guide) conditioned on convective rain at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

e_surfRainConvDev1 | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon | - | 0.0 to 400.0 | mm h^{-1} | Standard deviation of non-zero estimated surface rain below clutter (See 2A25 algorithm user guide) conditioned on convective rain at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

e_surfRainStratMean1 | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon | - | 0.0 to 400.0 | mm h^{-1} | Mean of non-zero estimated surface rain below clutter (See 2A25 algorithm user guide) conditioned on stratiform rain at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

e_surfRainDev1 | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon | - | 0.0 to 400.0 | mm h^{-1} | Standard deviation of non-zero estimated surface rain below clutter (See 2A25 algorithm user guide) conditioned on stratiform rain at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

rzA1 | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon*2 | - | 0.0 to 1.0 | mm h^{-1} | The A parameter in rainfall-reflectivity relation R = AZ^B from fitting of instantaneous R, Z pairs. Computed for near-surface and 2km, at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

rzB1 | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon*2 | - | 0.0 to 1.0 | mm h^{-1} | The B parameter in rainfall-reflectivity relation R = AZ^B from fitting of instantaneous R, Z pairs. Computed for near-surface and 2km, at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

rzConvA1 | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon*2 | - | 0.0 to 1.0 | mm h^{-1} | The A parameter in rainfall-reflectivity relation R = AZ^B from fitting of instantaneous R, Z pairs conditioned on convective rain. Computed for near-surface and 2km, at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

rzConvB1 | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon*2 | - | 0.0 to 1.0 | mm h^{-1} | The B parameter in rainfall-reflectivity relation R = AZ^B from fitting of instantaneous R, Z pairs conditioned on convective rain. Computed for near-surface and 2km, at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

rzStratA1 | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon*2 | - | 0.0 to 1.0 | mm h^{-1} | The A parameter in rainfall-reflectivity relation R = AZ^B from fitting of instantaneous R, Z pairs conditioned on stratiform rain. Computed for near-surface and 2km, at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

rzStratB1 | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon*2 | - | 0.0 to 1.0 | mm h^{-1} | The B parameter in rainfall-reflectivity relation R = AZ^B from fitting of instantaneous R, Z pairs conditioned on stratiform rain. Computed for near-surface and 2km, at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

Total Pixel Number 1 | Integer SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon | - | 0 to 2,000,000 | - | The number of total pixels over 5° x 5° boxes for one month |

Bright Band Pixel Number 1 | Integer SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon | - | 0 to 2,000,000 | - | The number of bright band counts over each 5° x 5° box for one month |

bbNadirPix1 | Integer SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon | - | 0 to 2,000,000 | - | The number of bright band nadir pixel counts over each 5° x 5° box |

Rain Pixel Number 1 | Integer SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon*nh1 | - | 0 to 2,000,000 | - | The number of non-zero rain rate pixels at the fixed heights of 2, 4, 6, 10 and 15 km and for path-average over 5° x 5° boxes for one month |

Conv. Rain Pixel Number 1 | Integer SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon*nh1 | - | 0 to 2,000,000 | - | The number of non-zero rain rate pixels for convective rain at the fixed heights of 2, 4, 6, 10 and 15 km and for path-average over 5° x 5° boxes for one month |

Strat. Rain Pixel Number 1 | Integer SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon*nh1 | - | 0 to 2,000,000 | - | The Stratiform Rain Pixel Number 1 is the number of non-zero rain rate pixels for stratiform rain at the fixed heights of 2, 4, 6, 10 and 15 km and for path-average over 5° x 5° boxes for one month. |

Total Angle Pixel Number 1 | Integer SDS | 2 | nlat*nlon*nang | - | 0 to 30,000 | - | Total Angle Pixel Number 1 is the total number of pixels over each 5° x 5° latitude-longitude grid box for a month. This parameter is accumulated at four different angles (i.e., 0, 5, 10, and 15). |

Rain Angle Pixel Number 1 | Integer SDS | 2 | nlat*nlon*nang | - | 0 to 30,000 | - | Rain Angle Pixel Number 1 is the total number of non-zero rain rate pixels over each 5° x 5° latitude-longitude grid box for a month. This parameter is accumulated at four different angles (i.e., 0, 5, 10, and 15). |

surfRainPix1 | Integer SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon | - | 0 to 2,000,000 | - | Near-surface rain counts at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

surfRainConvPix1 | Integer SDS | 2 | nlat*nlon | - | 0 to 32,767 | - | Counts of Near-surface rain fall conditioned on convective rain at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

surfRainStratPix1 | Integer SDS | 2 | nlat*nlon | - | 0 to 32,767 | - | Counts of Near-surface rain fall conditioned on stratiform rain at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

e_surfRainPix1 | Integer SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon | - | 0 to 2,000,000 | - | The number of non-zero estimated surface rain pixel counts at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

e_surfRainConvPix1 | Integer SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon | - | 0 to 2,000,000 | - | The number of non-zero estimated surface rain pixel counts conditioned on convective rain, at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

e_surfRainStratPix1 | Integer SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon | - | 0 to 2,000,000 | - | The number of non-zero estimated surface rain pixel counts conditioned on stratiform rain, at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

rzPix1 | Integer SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon*2 | - | 0 to 2,000,000 | - | The number of R-Z coefficient pixel counts for near-surface and 2km heights, at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

rzConvPix1 | Integer SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon*2 | - | 0 to 2,000,000 | - | The number of R-Z coefficient pixel counts for convective rain near-surface and 2km heights, at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

rzStratPix1 | Integer SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon*2 | - | 0 to 2,000,000 | - | The number of R-Z coefficient pixel counts for stratiform rain near-surface and 2km heights, at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

piaSrtssPix | Integer SDS | 2 | nlat*nlon | - | 0 to 32,767 | - | Counts of PIA using SRT method for sub-set of data where the 2A25 method flag has been set (see 2A25/3A25 algorithm users guide) at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

piaHbssPix | Integer SDS | 2 | nlat*nlon | - | 0 to 32,767 | - | Counts of PIA using HB method for sub-set of data where the 2A25 method flag has been set (see 2A25/3A25 algorithm users guide) at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

pia0ssPix | Integer SDS | 2 | nlat*nlon | - | 0 to 32,767 | - | Counts of PIA using 0th-order method for sub-set of data where the 2A25 method flag has been set (see 2A25/3A25 algorithm users guide) at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

pia2a25ssPix | Integer SDS | 2 | nlat*nlon | - | 0 to 32,767 | - | Counts of final PIA from 2A25 for sub-set of data where the 2A25 method flag has been set (see 2A25/3A25 algorithm users guide) at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

rainCCoefPix | Integer SDS | 2 | nlat*nlon*3 | - | 0 to 32,767 | - | Counts for correlation coefficients of rain at the 3 heights at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

stratCCoefPix | Integer SDS | 2 | nlat*nlon*3 | - | 0 to 32,767 | - | Counts for correlation coefficients of rain conditioned on stratiform rain at the 3 heights at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

convCCoefPix | Integer SDS | 2 | nlat*nlon*3 | - | 0 to 32,767 | - | Counts for correlation coefficients of rain conditioned on convective rain at the 3 heights at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

epsilonConvPix1 | Integer SDS | 2 | nlat*nlon | - | 0 to 32,767 | - | Counts of epsilon conditioned on convective rain and use of 2A21 SRT at the 3 heights at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

epsilonStratPix1 | Integer SDS | 2 | nlat*nlon | - | 0 to 32,767 | - | Counts of epsilon conditioned on stratiform rain and use of 2A21 SRT at the 3 heights at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

epsilon0ConvPix1 | Integer SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon | - | 0 to 32,767 | - | Counts of epsilon0 conditioned on convective rain and use of 2A21 SRT at the 3 heights at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

epsilon0StratPix1 | Integer SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon | - | 0 to 32,767 | - | Counts of epsilon0 conditioned on stratiform rain and use of 2A21 SRT at the 3 heights at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

Storm Height Hist. | Integer SDS | 2 | nlat*nlon*ncat2 | - | 0 to 32,767 | - | These are histograms of the 'effective' storm heights for 30 categories over a 5° x 5° box for one month. |

Conv. Storm Height Hist. | Integer SDS | 2 | nlat*nlon*ncat2 | - | 0 to 32,767 | - | These are histograms of the 'effective' storm heights for convective rain for 30 categories over a 5° x 5° box for one month. |

Strat. Storm Height Hist. | Integer SDS | 2 | nlat*nlon*ncat2 | - | 0 to 32,767 | - | These are histograms of the 'effective' storm heights for stratiform rain for 30 categories over a 5° x 5° box for one month. |

BB Height Hist. | Integer SDS | 2 | nlat*nlon*ncat2 | - | 0 to 32,767 | - | These are histograms of the bright-band heights for 30 categories over a 5 x 5 box for one month, given that the bright band is detected. |

Snow-ice Layer Hist. | Integer SDS | 2 | nlat*nlon*ncat2 | - | 0 to 32,767 | - | These are histograms of the depth of snow-ice layer for 30 categories over a 5° x 5° box for one month. The depth of snow-ice layer is defined as the difference between effective storm height and estimated height of 0C isotherm. |

Zm Hist. | Integer SDS | 2 | nlat*nlon*ncat2*nh1 | - | 0 to 32,767 | - | The Zm Histograms are histograms of measured reflectivities of rain pixels at five heights (2, 4, 6, 10 and 15 km) and path-average for 20 categories over a 5° x 5° box i for one month. |

Conv. Zm Hist. | Integer SDS | 2 | nlat*nlon*ncat2*nh1 | - | 0 to 32,767 | - | The Convective Zm Histograms are histograms of measured reflectivities of convective rain pixels at five heights (2, 4, 6, 10 and 15 km) and path-average for 20 categories over a 5° x 5° box for one month. |

Strat. Zm Hist. | Integer SDS | 2 | nlat*nlon*ncat2*nh1 | - | 0 to 32,767 | - | The Stratiform Zm Histograms are histograms of measured reflectivities of stratiform rain pixels at five heights (2, 4, 6, 10 and 15 km) and path-average for 20 categories over a 5° x 5° box for one month. |

Zt Hist. | Integer SDS | 2 | nlat*nlon*ncat2*nh1 | - | 0 to 32,767 | - | The Zt Histograms are histograms of corrected reflectivity factors i for rain pixels at five heights (2, 4, 6, 10 and 15 km) and path-average for 20 categories over a 5° x 5° box for one month. |

Conv. Zt Hist. | Integer SDS | 2 | nlat*nlon*ncat2*nh1 | - | 0 to 32,767 | - | The Convective Zt Histograms are histograms of corrected reflectivity factors for convective rain pixels at five heights (2, 4, 6, 10 and 15 km) and path-average for 20 categories over a 5° x 5° box for one month. |

Strat. Zt Hist. | Integer SDS | 2 | nlat*nlon*ncat2*nh1 | - | 0 to 32,767 | - | The Stratiform Zt Histograms are histograms of corrected reflectivity factors for stratiform rain pixels at five heights (2, 4, 6, 10 and 15 km) and path-average for 20 categories over a 5° x 5° box for one month. |

Rain Rate Hist. | Integer SDS | 2 | nlat*nlon*ncat2*nh1 | - | 0 to 32,767 | - | These are histograms of non-zero rain rate pixels at five heights (2, 4, 6, 10 and 15 km) and path-average for 20 categories over a 5° x 5° box for one month. |

Conv. Rain Rate Hist. | Integer SDS | 2 | nlat*nlon*ncat2*nh1 | - | 0 to 32,767 | - | These are histograms of non-zero rain rate pixels for convective rain at five heights (2, 4, 6, 10 and 15 km) and path-average for 20 categories over a 5° x 5° box for one month. |

Strat. Rain Rate Hist. | Integer SDS | 2 | nlat*nlon*ncat2*nh1 | - | 0 to 32,767 | - | These are histograms of non-zero rain rate pixels for stratiform rain at five heights (2, 4, 6, 10 and 15 km) and path-average for 20 categories over a 5° x 5° box for one month. |

bbNadirHH | Integer SDS | 2 | nlat*nlon*ncat2 | - | 0 to 32,767 | - | Histogram in counts of bright band heights from nadir ray for 30 categories over a 5° x 5° box for one month. |

bbNadirWidthH | Integer SDS | 2 | nlat*nlon*ncat2 | - | 0 to 32,767 | - | Histogram in counts of bright band width from nadir ray for 30 categories over a 5° x 5° box for one month. |

bbNadirZmaxH | Integer SDS | 2 | nlat*nlon*ncat2 | - | 0 to 32,767 | - | Histogram in counts of maximum Z in bright band from nadir ray for 30 categories over a 5° x 5° box for one month. |

e_surfRainH | Integer SDS | 2 | nlat*nlon*ncat2 | - | 0 to 32,767 | - | Histogram in counts of non-zero estimated surface rain for 30 categories over a 5° x 5° box for one month. |

e_surfRainConvH | Integer SDS | 2 | nlat*nlon*ncat2 | - | 0 to 32,767 | - | Histogram in counts of non-zero estimated surface rain conditioned on convective rain for 30 categories over a 5° x 5° box for one month. |

e_surfRainStratH | Integer SDS | 2 | nlat*nlon*ncat2 | - | 0 to 32,767 | - | Histogram in counts of non-zero estimated surface rain conditioned on stratiform rain for 30 categories over a 5° x 5° box for one month. |

SurfRainConvH | Integer SDS | 2 | nlat*nlon*ncat2 | - | 0 to 32,767 | - | Histogram in counts of non-zero near-surface rainfall conditioned on convective rain for 30 categories over a 5° x 5° box for one month. |

SurfRainStratH | Integer SDS | 2 | nlat*nlon*ncat2 | - | 0 to 32,767 | - | Histogram in counts of non-zero near-surface rainfall conditioned on stratiform rain for 30 categories over a 5° x 5° box for one month. |

piaSrtssH | Integer SDS | 2 | nlat*nlon*ncat2*nang | - | 0 to 32,767 | - | Histogram in counts of PIA from SRT subsetted 2A25 method flag at 5 angles (0, 5, 10, 15, and all 49 angle bins) for 30 categories over a 5° x 5° box for one month. |

piaHbssH | Integer SDS | 2 | nlat*nlon*ncat2*nang | - | 0 to 32,767 | - | Histogram in counts of PIA from HB method subsetted 2A25 method flag at 5 angles (0, 5, 10, 15, and all 49 angle bins) for 30 categories over a 5° x 5° box for one month. |

pia0ssH | Integer SDS | 2 | nlat*nlon*ncat2*nang | - | 0 to 32,767 | - | Histogram in counts of PIA from 0th-order method subsetted 2A25 method flag at 5 angles (0, 5, 10, 15, and all 49 angle bins) for 30 categories over a 5° x 5° box for one month. |

pia2a25ssH | Integer SDS | 2 | nlat*nlon*ncat2*nang | - | 0 to 32,767 | - | Histogram in counts of final PIA from 2A25 subsetted 2A25 method flag at 5 angles (0, 5, 10, 15, and all 49 angle bins) for 30 categories over a 5° x 5° box for one month. |

PIA srt Hist. | Integer SDS | 2 | nlat*nlon*ncat2*nang | - | 0 to 32,767 | - | PIA srt Hist. gives histograms of path-attenuation as determined by the surface reference technique (SRT) at 4 incidence angles (0, 5, 10 and 15) for 30 categories over a 5° x 5° box for one month. |

PIA hb Hist. | Integer SDS | 2 | nlat*nlon*ncat2*nang | - | 0 to 32,767 | - | These are histograms of path-attenuation using an estimate derived from measured reflectivity (Zm) and a k-Z relationship at 4 incidence angles (0, 5, 10 and 15) for 30 categories over a 5° x 5° box for one month. |

PIA 0th Hist. | Integer SDS | 2 | nlat*nlon*ncat2*nang | - | 0 to 32,767 | - | PIA 0th Hist. is the histogram of the 0th order path-integrated attenuation with a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5°. This histogram is calculated for 30 categories at 4 different incident angles (0 , 5, 10 and 15). |

pia2A25H | Integer SDS | 2 | nlat*nlon*ncat2*nang | - | 0 to 32,767 | - | These are histograms of path-attenuation as determined by 2A25 at 4 incidence angles (0, 5, 10 and 15) for 30 categories over a 5° x 5° box for one month. |

Xi Hist. | Integer SDS | 2 | nlat*nlon*ncat2 | - | 0 to 32,767 | - | The Xi Histograms is the histogram of non-uniformity parameter determined in 2A-25 for 30 categories over a 5° x 5° box for one month. |

NUBF Hist. | Integer SDS | 2 | nlat*nlon*ncat2 | - | 0 to 32,767 | - | NUBF (Non-Uniform Beam Filling) Hist. gives the histogram of the NUBF correction for Z-factor and rain rate of 30 different categories over 5° x 5° grid boxes. |

bbZmaxH | Integer SDS | 2 | nlat*nlon*ncat2 | - | 0 to 32,000 | - | Histogram of maximum Zt in bright band at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

epsilonConvH | Integer SDS | 2 | nlat*nlon*ncat2 | - | 0 to 32,000 | - | Histogram of epsilon conditioned on convective rain and use 2A21 SRT at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

epsilonStratH | Integer SDS | 2 | nlat*nlon*ncat2 | - | 0 to 32,000 | - | Histogram of epsilon conditioned on stratiform rain and use 2A21 SRT at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

epsilon0ConvH | Integer SDS | 2 | nlat*nlon*ncat2 | - | 0 to 32,000 | - | Histogram of epsilon0 conditioned on convective rain and use 2A21 SRT at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

epsilon0StratH | Integer SDS | 2 | nlat*nlon*ncat2 | - | 0 to 32,000 | - | Histogram of epsilon0 conditioned on stratiform rain and use 2A21 SRT at a horizontal resolution of 5° x 5° |

surfRainH | Integer SDS | 2 | nlat*nlon*ncat2 | - | 0 to 32,000 | - | Histogram of near-surface rain rate at a horizontal resolution of 5 x 5 |

RR Corr. Coef. | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon*3 | - | -1.000 to 1.000 | - | These are correlation coefficients of non-zero rain rates between 3 heights (i.e., correlation coefficient of rain rates at 2 km vs 4 km, 2 km vs 6 km, and 4 km vs 6 km) for a 5° x 5° box for one month. They are calculated under convective condition, stratiform condition or both. |

Conv. RR Corr. Coef. | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon*3 | - | -1.000 to 1.000 | - | These are correlation coefficients of non-zero rain rates for convective rain between 3 heights (i.e., correlation coefficient of rain rates at 2 km vs 4 km, 2 km vs 6 km, and 4 km vs 6 km ) for a 5° x 5° box for one month. |

Strat. RR Corr. Coef. | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon*3 | - | -1.000 to 1.000 | - | These are correlation coefficients of non-zero rain rates for stratiform rain between 3 heights (i.e., correlation coefficient of rain rates at 2 km vs 4 km, 2 km vs 6 km, and 4 km vs 6 km) for a 5° x 5° box for one month. |

PIAs Corr. Coef. | Float SDS | 4 | nlat*nlon*nang*3 | - | -1.000 to 1.000 | - | This is the correlation coefficient of three path-integrated attenuations (SRT, HB, and 0th order PIAs) at angles of 0, 5, 10 and 15 for a 5° x 5° box for one month. |

GridStructure | Char Attribute | 5,000 | - | - | - | - | GridStructure gives the specification of the geometry of the grids. |

Rain Rate Mean 2 | Float SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh*nh3 | - | 0.0 to 3000.0 | mm h^{-1} | Rain Rate Mean 2 gives means of non-zero rain rates over 0.5° x 0.5° boxes for one month. The rain rates are determined in 2A-25 and evaluated at the fixed heights of 2 km, 4 km, 6 km, and path average. |

Rain Rate Dev. 2 | Float SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh*nh3 | - | 0.0 to 3000.0 | mm h^{-1} | Rain Rate Dev. 2 gives standard deviations of non-zero rain rates over 0.5 x 0.5 boxes for one month. The rain rates are determined in 2A-25 and evaluated at the fixed heights of 2 km, 4 km, 6 km, and path average. |

Conv. Rain Rate Mean 2 | Float SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh*nh3 | - | 0.0 to 3000.0 | mm h^{-1} | Conv. Rain Rate Mean 2 gives means of non-zero rain rates for convective rain over 0.5° x 0.5° boxes for one month. The rain rates are determined in 2A-25 and evaluated at the fixed heights of 2 km, 4 km, 6 km, and path average. |

Conv. Rain Rate Dev. 2 | Float SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh*nh3 | - | 0.0 to 3000.0 | mm h^{-1} | Conv. Rain Rate Dev. 2 gives standard deviations of non-zero rain rates for convective rain over 0.5° x 0.5° boxes for one month. The rain rates are determined in 2A-25 and evaluated at the fixed heights of 2 km, 4 km, 6 km, and path average. |

Strat. Rain Rate Mean 2 | Float SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh*nh3 | - | 0.0 to 3000.0 | mm h^{-1} | Strat. Rain Rate Mean 2 gives means of non-zero rain rates for stratiform rain over 0.5° x 0.5° boxes for one month. The rain rates are determined in 2A-25 and evaluated at the fixed heights of 2 km, 4 km, 6 km, and path average. |

Strat. Rain Rate Dev. 2 | Float SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh*nh3 | - | 0.0 to 3000.0 | mm h^{-1} | Strat. Rain Rate Dev. 2 gives standard deviations of non-zero rain rates for stratiform rain over 0.5° x 0.5° boxes for one month. The rain rates are determined in 2A-25 and evaluated at the Strat. Rain Rate Mean 2. |

Zm Mean 2 | Float SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh*nh3 | - | -20.0 to 80.0 | dBZ | Zm Mean 2 gives the monthly means of the measured reflectivity at the fixed height levels of 2 km, 4 km, 6 km, and path average over 0.5° x 0.5° grid boxes. |

Conv. Zm Mean 2 | Float SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh*nh3 | - | -20.0 to 80.0 | dBZ | Conv. Zm Mean 2 gives the monthly means of the measured reflectivity of convective rain at the fixed height levels of 2 km, 4 km, 6 km, and path average over 0.5° x 0.5° grid boxes. |

Strat. Zm Mean 2 | Float SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh*nh3 | - | -20.0 to 80.0 | dBZ | Strat. Zm Means gives the monthly means of the measured reflectivity of stratiform rain at the fixed heights of 2 km, 4 km, 6 km, and path average over 0.5° x 0.5° grid boxes. |

Zt Mean 2 | Float SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh*nh3 | - | 0.1 to 80.0 | dBZ | Zt Mean 2 gives the monthly means of the corrected reflectivity at the fixed heights of 2 km, 4 km, 6 km, and path average over 0.5° x 0.5° grid boxes. |

Conv. Zm Mean 2 | Float SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh*nh3 | - | 0.1 to 80.0 | dBZ | Conv. Zm Mean 2 gives the monthly means of the corrected reflectivity of convective rain at the fixed heights of 2 km, 4 km, 6 km, and path average over 0.5° x 0.5° grid boxes. |

Strat. Zt Mean 2 | Float SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh*nh3 | - | 0.1 to 80 | dBZ | Strat. Zm Means gives the monthly means of the corrected reflectivity of stratiform rain at the fixed heights of 2 km, 4 km, 6 km, and path average over 0.5° x 0.5° grid boxes. |

Storm Height Mean | Float SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh*2 | - | 0.0 to 20,000.0 | m | Storm Height Mean gives the monthly means of the storm height, unconditioned and conditioned for stratiform and convective rain over 0.5° x 0.5° grid boxes. |

BB Height Mean | Float SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh | - | 0.0 to 20,000.0 | m | BB Height Mean gives the monthly means of bright-band height over grid boxes of 0.5° x 0.5° |

surfRainMean2 | Float SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh | - | 0.0 to 3000.0 | mm h^{-1} | Mean of non-zero near-surface rain rate at a horizontal resolution of 0.5° x 0.5° |

surfRainDev2 | Float SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh | - | 0.0 to 3000.0 | mm h^{-1} | Standard Deviation of non-zero near-surface rain rate at a horizontal resolution of 0.5° x 0.5° |

bbZmaxMean2 | Float SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh | - | 0.0 to 100.0 | dBZ | Mean of maximum reflectivity in bright band at a horizontal resolution of 0.5° x 0.5° |

bbZmaxDev2 | Float SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh | - | 0.0 to 100 | dBZ | Mean of maximum reflectivity in bright band at a horizontal resolution of 0.5° x 0.5° |

sdepthMean2 | Float SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh | - | 0.0 to 20,000.0 | m | Mean of snow depth at a horizontal resolution of 0.5° x 0.5° |

sdepthDev2 | Float SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh | - | 0.0 to 20,000.0 | m | Standard deviation of snow depth at a horizontal resolution of 0.5° x 0.5° |

stormHeightDev2 | Float SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh*2 | - | 0.0 to 20,000.0 | m | Standard deviation of storm height at a horizontal resolution of 0.5° x 0.5° |

bbHeightDev2 | Float SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh | - | 0.0 to 20,000.0 | m | Standard deviation of bright band height at a horizontal resolution of 0.5° x 0.5° |

epsilonConvMean2 | Float SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh | - | 0.0 to 5.0 | - | Mean of epsilon conditioned on convective rain and use of 2A21 SRT at a horizontal resolution of 0.5° x 0.5° |

epsilonConvDev2 | Float SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh | - | 0.0 to 5.0 | - | Standard deviation of epsilon conditioned on convective rain and use of 2A21 SRT at a horizontal resolution of 0.5° x 0.5° |

epsilonStratMean2 | Float SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh | - | 0.0 to 5.0 | - | Mean of epsilon conditioned on stratiform rain and use of 2A21 SRT at a horizontal resolution of 0.5° x 0.5° |

epsilonStratDev2 | Float SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh | - | 0.0 to 5.0 | - | Standard deviation of epsilon conditioned on stratiform rain and use of 2A21 SRT at a horizontal resolution of 0.5° x 0.5° |

epsilon0ConvMean2 | Float SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh | - | 0.0 to 5.0 | - | Mean of epsilon0 conditioned on convective rain and use of 2A21 SRT at a horizontal resolution of 0.5° x 0.5° |

epsilon0ConvDev2 | Float SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh | - | 0.0 to 5.0 | - | Standard deviation of epsilon0 conditioned on convective rain and use of 2A21 SRT at a horizontal resolution of 0.5° x 0.5° |

epsilon0StratMean2 | Float SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh | - | 0.0 to 5.0 | - | Mean of epsilon0 conditioned on stratiform rain and use of 2A21 SRT at a horizontal resolution of 0.5° x 0.5° |

epsilon0StratDev2 | Float SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh | - | 0.0 to 5.0 | - | Standard deviation of epsilon0 conditioned on stratiform rain and use of 2A21 SRT at a horizontal resolution of 0.5° x 0.5° |

shallowIsoRainMean2 | Float SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh | - | 0.0 to 3,000.0 | mm h^{-1} | Mean of shallow isolated rain at a horizontal resolution of 0.5° x 0.5° |

shallowIsoRaindev2 | Float SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh | - | 0.0 to 3,000.0 | mm h^{-1} | Standard deviation of shallow isolated rain at a horizontal resolution of 0.5° x 0.5° |

shallowRainMean2 | Float SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh | - | 0.0 to 3,000.0 | mm h^{-1} | Mean of shallow rain at a horizontal resolution of 0.5° x 0.5° |

shallowRaindev2 | Float SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh | - | 0.0 to 3,000.0 | mm h^{-1} | Standard deviation of shallow rain at a horizontal resolution of 0.5° x 0.5° |

e_surfRainMean2 | Float SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh | - | 0.0 to 400.0 | mm h^{-1} | Mean of non-zero estimated surface rain below clutter (see 2A25 algorithm user guide) at a horizontal resolution of 0.5° x 0.5° |

e_surfRaindev2 | Float SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh | - | 0.0 to 400.0 | mm h^{-1} | Standard deviation of non-zero estimated surface rain below clutter (see 2A25 algorithm user guide) at a horizontal resolution of 0.5° x 0.5° |

e_surfRainConvMean2 | Float SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh | - | 0.0 to 400.0 | mm h^{-1} | Mean of non-zero estimated surface rain below clutter (see 2A25 algorithm user guide) conditioned on convective rain at a horizontal resolution of 0.5° x 0.5° |

e_surfRainConvdev2 | Float SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh | - | 0.0 to 400.0 | mm h^{-1} | Standard deviation of non-zero estimated surface rain below clutter (see 2A25 algorithm user guide) conditioned on convective rain at a horizontal resolution of 0.5° x 0.5° |

e_surfRainStratMean2 | Float SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh | - | 0.0 to 400.0 | mm h^{-1} | Mean of non-zero estimated surface rain below clutter (see 2A25 algorithm user guide) conditioned on stratiform rain at a horizontal resolution of 0.5° x 0.5° |

e_surfRainStratdev2 | Float SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh | - | 0.0 to 400.0 | mm h^{-1} | Standard deviation of non-zero estimated surface rain below clutter (see 2A25 algorithm user guide) conditioned on stratiform rain at a horizontal resolution of 0.5° x 0.5° |

surfRainConvMean2 | Float SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh | - | 0.0 to 400.0 | mm h^{-1} | Mean of non-zero near-surface rain conditioned on convective rain at a horizontal resolution of 0.5° x 0.5° |

surfRainConvDev2 | Float SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh | - | 0.0 to 400.0 | mm h^{-1} | Standard deviation of non-zero near-surface rain conditioned on convective rain at a horizontal resolution of 0.5° x 0.5° |

surfRainStratMean2 | Float SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh | - | 0.0 to 400.0 | mm h^{-1} | Mean of non-zero near-surface rain conditioned on stratiform rain at a horizontal resolution of 0.5° x 0.5° |

surfRainStratDev2 | Float SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh | - | 0.0 to 400.0 | mm h^{-1} | Standard deviation of non-zero near-surface rain conditioned on stratiform rain at a horizontal resolution of 0.5° x 0.5° |

rzA2 | Float SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh*2 | - | 0.0 to 1.0 | mm h^{-1} | The A parameter in rainfall-reflectivity relation R = AZ^B from fitting of instantaneous R, Z pairs. Computed for near-surface and 2km heights at a horizontal resolution of 0.5° x 0.5° |

rzB2 | Float SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh*2 | - | 0.0 to 1.0 | mm h^{-1} | The B parameter in rainfall-reflectivity relation R = AZ^B from fitting of instantaneous R, Z pairs. Computed for near-surface and 2km heights at a horizontal resolution of 0.5° x 0.5° |

rzConvA2 | Float SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh*2 | - | 0.0 to 1.0 | mm h^{-1} | The A parameter in rainfall-reflectivity relation R = AZ^B from fitting of instantaneous R, Z pairs conditioned on convective rain. Computed for near-surface and 2km heights at a horizontal resolution of 0.5° x 0.5° |

rzConvB2 | Float SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh*2 | - | 0.0 to 1.0 | mm h^{-1} | The B parameter in rainfall-reflectivity relation R = AZ^B from fitting of instantaneous R, Z pairs conditioned on convective rain. Computed for near-surface and 2km heights at a horizontal resolution of 0.5° x 0.5° |

rzStratA2 | Float SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh*2 | - | 0.0 to 1.0 | mm h^{-1} | The A parameter in rainfall-reflectivity relation R = AZ^B from fitting of instantaneous R, Z pairs conditioned on stratiform rain. Computed for near-surface and 2km heights at a horizontal resolution of 0.5° x 0.5° |

rzStratB2 | Float SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh*2 | - | 0.0 to 1.0 | mm h^{-1} | The B parameter in rainfall-reflectivity relation R = AZ^B from fitting of instantaneous R, Z pairs conditioned on stratiform rain. Computed for near-surface and 2km heights at a horizontal resolution of 0.5° x 0.5° |

Total Pixel Number 2 | Integer SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh | - | 0 to 2,000,000 | - | The Total Pixel Number 2 is the number of total pixels over 0.5° x 0.5° boxes for one month. |

Bright Band Pixel Number 2 | Integer SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh | - | 0 to 2,000,000 | - | The number of bright band counts over each 0.5° x 0.5° box for one month |

surfRainPix2 | Integer SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh | - | 0 to 2,000,000,000. | - | Near-surface rain counts at a horizontal resolution of 0.5° x 0.5° |

Rain Pixel Number 2 | Integer SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh*nh3 | - | 0 to 2,000,000 | - | The Rain Pixel Number 2 is the monthly number of non-zero rain rate pixels for path-averaged rainfall and rainfall at the fixed heights of 2 km, 4 km, 6 km, and path average over 0.5° x 0.5° boxes. |

Conv. Rain Pixel Number 2 | Integer SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh*nh3 | - | 0 to 2,000,000 | - | The Convective Rain Pixel Number 2 is the number of non-zero rain rate pixels for convective rain at the fixed heights of 2 km, 4 km, 6 km, and path average over 0.5° x 0.5° boxes for one month. |

Strat. Rain Pixel Number 2 | Integer SDS | 4 | nlath*nlonh*nh3 | - | 0 to 2,000,000 | - | The Stratiform Rain Pixel Number 2 is the number of non-zero rain rate pixels for stratiform rain at the fixed heights of 2 km, 4 km, 6 km, and path average over 0.5° x 0.5° boxes for one month. |

epsilonConvPix2 | Integer SDS | 2 | nlath*nlonh | - | 0 to 2,000,000 | - | Counts of epsilon conditioned on convective rain and use of 2A21 SRT over 0.5° x 0.5° boxes for one month. |

epsilonStratPix2 | Integer SDS | 2 | nlath*nlonh | - | 0 to 2,000,000 | - | Counts of epsilon conditioned on stratiform rain and use of 2A21 SRT over 0.5° x 0.5° boxes for one month. |

epsilon0ConvPix2 | Integer SDS | 2 | nlath*nlonh | - | 0 to 2,000,000 | - | Counts of epsilon0 conditioned on convective rain and use of 2A21 SRT over 0.5° x 0.5° boxes for one month. |

epsilon0StratPix2 | Integer SDS | 2 | nlath*nlonh | - | 0 to 2,000,000 | - | Counts of epsilon0 conditioned on stratiform rain and use of 2A21 SRT over 0.5° x 0.5° boxes for one month. |

shallowIsoPix2 | Integer SDS | 2 | nlath*nlonh | - | 0 to 2,000,000 | - | Counts of shallow isolated rain over 0.5° x 0.5° boxes for one month. |

shallowRainPix2 | Integer SDS | 2 | nlath*nlonh | - | 0 to 2,000,000 | - | Counts of shallow rain over 0.5° x 0.5° boxes for one month. |

e_surfRainPix2 | Integer SDS | 2 | nlath*nlonh | - | 0 to 2,000,000 | - | Counts of non-zero estimated surface rain over 0.5° x 0.5° boxes for one month. |

e_surfRainConvPix2 | Integer SDS | 2 | nlath*nlonh | - | 0 to 2,000,000 | - | Counts of non-zero estimated surface rain conditioned on convective rain over 0.5° x 0.5° boxes for one month. |

e_surfRainStratPix2 | Integer SDS | 2 | nlath*nlonh | - | 0 to 2,000,000 | - | Counts of non-zero estimated surface rain conditioned on stratiform rain over 0.5° x 0.5° boxes for one month. |

surfRainConvPix2 | Integer SDS | 2 | nlath*nlonh | - | 0 to 2,000,000 | - | Counts of non-zero near-surface rain conditioned on convective rain over 0.5° x 0.5° boxes for one month. |

surfRainStratPix2 | Integer SDS | 2 | nlath*nlonh | - | 0 to 2,000,000 | - | Counts of non-zero near-surface rain conditioned on stratiform rain over 0.5° x 0.5° boxes for one month. |

rzPix2 | Integer SDS | 2 | nlath*nlonh*2 | - | 0 to 2,000,000 | - | The number of R-Z coefficient pixel counts for near-surface and 2km heights over 0.5° x 0.5° boxes for one month. |

rzConvPix2 | Integer SDS | 2 | nlath*nlonh*2 | - | 0 to 2,000,000 | - | The number of R-Z coefficient pixel counts conditioned on convective rain for near-surface and 2km heights over 0.5° x 0.5° boxes for one month. |

rzStratPix2 | Integer SDS | 2 | nlath*nlonh*2 | - | 0 to 2,000,000 | - | The number of R-Z coefficient pixel counts conditioned on stratiform rain for near-surface and 2km heights over 0.5° x 0.5° boxes for one month. |

**Note: ** Missing data are given the value of -9999. |