Metadata Summary

SWFWMD Radar Rainfall Estimates

Datasource Information

Dataset TypeGIS/Spatial Data
Name of Data SourceSWFWMD Radar Rainfall Estimates
Datasource Abbreviation (dataset)SWFWMD_RAINFALL
Description of DatasourceRadar-based rainfall estimates are based on Doppler weather radar images that are calibrated with actual precipitation measurements to estimate rainfall amounts for each of the 2 x 2 kilometer grid cells in the District
Method of Transferring Data to the AtlasAutomated transfer via FTP
How Often Data is Transferred to the AtlasMonthly
Date of Most Recent Data TransferNot Available
Disclaimer/Use ConstraintsThis component displays rainfall estimates and is designed to allow temporal and spatial comparison of rainfall amounts, not exact rainfall quantities.

Custodian Information

Agency Name Southwest Florida Water Management District
Hydrologic Data Section
Data Collection Bureau
Contact NameMargit Crowell
Contact Phone800-423-1476 x4310
Contact Email Margit.Crowell@swfwmd.state.fl.us
Contact URL http://www.swfwmd.state.fl.us/