point rainfall

point rainfall

[′pȯint ′rān‚fȯl]
(meteorology)
The rainfall during a given time interval (or often one storm) measured in a rain gage, or an estimate of the amount which might have been measured at a given point.
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summer 1993 and July 1996) that produced significantly higher point rainfall totals in this region have created extreme social and economic impacts (Kunkel 1996; Changnon 1999; Changnon and Kunkel 1999).
Surface point rainfall totals from the NWS and the CoCoRaHs (Cifelli et.
The storm testing is difficult, Morgenstern said, because it's hard to guess at what point rainfall has the "oomph" to push herbicides from the soil, or how quickly the chemicals reach the river.
Figure 3-8 provides adjustment factors for converting point rainfall over an area for storms of various durations.
The pattern characteristics presented here are only a few of those that would be needed to generate spatially dependent precipitation in a manner similar to a point rainfall generation methods now being used.