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SAFARI 2000 TRMM 3B-43 Monthly Precipitation, 1-Deg, 1999-2001


DatasetSAFARI 2000 TRMM 3B-43 Monthly Precipitation, 1-Deg, 1999-2001
Release date2004-06-28
Time period1999-01-01 to 2001-12-31

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CountEarliest DateLatest DateData Usage
Citations120122012Publications citing this dataset
Downloads1222007-12-102017-11-07342 total files downloaded


The purpose of the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) and TRMM Product 3B-43 is to provide a monthly, best-estimate precipitation rate and root-mean-square (RMS) precipitation error. These gridded estimates are on a one-calendar month temporal resolution and a 1-degree by 1-degree spatial resolution for the global band extending from 40 degrees south to 40 degrees north in latitude.

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Huffman, G.J., and D.T. Bolvin. 2004. SAFARI 2000 TRMM 3B-43 Monthly Precipitation, 1-Deg, 1999-2001. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA.

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Data File (Granule)File SizeDates
TRMM_3B43_1999.img 208.4KB 1999-01-01 to 2001-12-31
TRMM_3B43_2000.img 208.4KB 1999-01-01 to 2001-12-31
TRMM_3B43_2001.img 208.4KB 1999-01-01 to 2001-12-31

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  • TRMM_3B-43_documentation.pdf
  • 3B43_Users_Guide.pdf