Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre
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Title: EFAS latest 24 hour observed precipitation


This layer shows the 24-hour accumulated observed precipitation [mm] at all SYNOP stations across Europe.

More details: It is valid for the 24-hour period ending at 06 UTC for the 00 UTC products and at 18 UTC for the 12 UTC products (on the same day). Four quadrants or two halves (following the order of the numbers in time) are displayed for each station depending on whether 6-hourly or only 12 hourly observations are available. The 6/12-hour values are colour coded with yellow/red/brown colours indicating rain while light-blue/blue/dark-blue snow dominant areas. The station name is provided above the rectangles while the 24-hour total precipitation below them (only visible when zoomed in).

This information is produced by the operational suit of EFAS ( and provides the EFAS user with more in-depth information on the latest observed precipitation.

How to cite
European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2017):  EFAS latest 24 hour observed precipitation. European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2017-03-06
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Update frequency as needed
Language English
Data theme(s) Environment; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 36 SCIENCE; 52 ENVIRONMENT
EuroVoc concept(s) atmospheric conditions; bad weather; meteorology
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Geographic bounding box

67° N, 41° E, 27° S, -11.5° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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