Articles | Volume 22, issue 11
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 22, 5801–5816, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-22-5801-2018
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 22, 5801–5816, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-22-5801-2018
Review article
13 Nov 2018
Review article | 13 Nov 2018

The PERSIANN family of global satellite precipitation data: a review and evaluation of products

Phu Nguyen et al.

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The goal of this article is to first provide an overview of the available PERSIANN precipitation retrieval algorithms and their differences. We evaluate the products over CONUS at different spatial and temporal scales using CPC data. Daily scale is the finest temporal scale used for the evaluation over CONUS. We provide a comparison of the available products at a quasi-global scale. We highlight the strengths and limitations of the PERSIANN products.