Rainfall rate

From Glossary of Meteorology
Revision as of 18:49, 26 January 2012 by imported>Perlwikibot (Created page with " {{TermHeader}} {{TermSearch}} <div class="termentry"> <div class="term"> == rainfall rate == </div> <div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">A measure of ...")
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)



rainfall rate

A measure of the intensity of rainfall by calculating the amount of rain that would fall over a given interval of time if the rainfall intensity were constant over that time period.

The rate is typically expressed in terms of length (depth) per unit time, for example, millimeters per hour, or inches per hour.