Articles | Volume 12, issue 9
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 12, 5055–5070, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-12-5055-2019
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 12, 5055–5070, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-12-5055-2019

Research article 20 Sep 2019

Research article | 20 Sep 2019

Evaluation of GPM-DPR precipitation estimates with WegenerNet gauge data

Martin Lasser et al.

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This paper evaluates the rain rate estimates from the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission's radar instrument by comparing them to the data of the WegenerNet, a local-scale high-resolution network of meteorological stations. Our results show that the GPM-DPR estimates basically match with the WegenerNet measurements, but absolute quantities are biased.