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HOME > FEWS-NET > Africa > Africa Rainfall Estimate Climatology

Africa Rainfall Estimate Climatology (CPC ARC)




Daily

Latest Daily 10-year Anomaly (Difference Between Mean 1995-2004 and Current Climatology-Method RFE) Climatology Method RFE (GPI+GTS) Climatology Method 10 Yr Mean RFE
Daily rainfall as estimated from the climatology method RFE (GPI+GTS only) Daily rainfall as estimated from the climatology method RFE (GPI+GTS only) Daily 10-year mean rainfall from climatology
Percentage of Normal (Climatology-Method) Operational RFE GPI+GTS+SSMI+AMSU Climatology Minus Operational RFE
Daily RFE Percent of Normal Operational daily RFE product using all inputs Daily difference between operational and climatology method RFE products




Dekadal

Latest Dekadal 10-year Anomaly (Difference Between Mean 1995-2004 and Current Climatology-Method RFE) Climatology Method RFE (GPI+GTS) Climatology Method 10 Yr Mean RFE
Dekadal rainfall as estimated from the climatology method RFE (GPI+GTS only) Dekadal rainfall as estimated from the climatology method RFE (GPI+GTS only) Dekadal 9-year mean rainfall from climatology
Percentage of Normal (Climatology-Method) Operational RFE GPI+GTS+SSMI+AMSU Climatology Minus Operational RFE
Dekadal RFE Percent of Normal Operational dekadal RFE product using all inputs Dekadal difference between operational and climatology method RFE products

Compare Dekadal Products

Archived Dekadal Products (Sept 03 - Present)




Monthly

Latest Monthly 9-year Anomaly (Difference Between Mean 1995-2004 and Current Climatology-Method RFE) Climatology Method RFE (GPI+GTS) Climatology Method 10-Yr Mean RFE
Monthly anomaly product compared to 7 year mean
Alternative Shading
Monthly rainfall as estimated from the climatology method RFE (GPI+GTS only) Monthly 7-year mean rainfall from climatology
Percentage of Normal (Climatology-Method) Operational RFE GPI+GTS+SSMI+AMSU Climatology Minus Operational RFE
Monthly RFE Percent of Normal
Alternative Shading
Operational monthly RFE product using all inputs Monthly difference between operational and climatology method RFE products

Archived Monthly Products (Sept 03 - Present)




Seasonal Daily Running ARC Products

Southern Africa October 2005 - May 2006
Total Mean Anomaly Percent Normal



Seasonal Archived ARC Products

Sahel June-September 2005
Total Mean Anomaly Percent Normal

Sahel June-September 2004
Total Mean Anomaly Percent Normal


East March-May 2005
Total Mean Anomaly Percent Normal

East March-May 2004
Total Mean Anomaly Percent Normal


East June-September 2005
Total Mean Anomaly Percent Normal

East June-September 2004
Total Mean Anomaly Percent Normal



Time Series Plots






Archived Daily Climatology Method Rainfall Estimates (September 1, 2003-Present)


Climatology Method Binary RFE
    Contact Tim.Love@noaa.gov for free data access.



CPC ARC Documents:
   RFE Climatology Paper for 2004 AMS Conference on Applied Climatology


RFE2.0 Documents:
   General Description
   Technical Description (pdf)
   2002 Conference Presentation (ppt)

RFE1.0 Documents:
Technical Description of the RFE1.0 Algorithm (1995-2000)

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