Hourly Precipitation Data (HPD)

What is Hourly Precipitation Data (HPD)?

Hourly Precipitation Data (HPD) meaning It contains data on nearly 3,000 hourly precipitation stations (National Weather Service, Federal Aviation Administration, and cooperative observer stations) in inches to tenths or inches to hundredths at local standard time. HPD includes maximum precipitation for nine (9) time periods from 15 minutes to 24 hours, for selected stations.


reference: National Weather Service Glossary