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


This layer shows the accumulated amount of precipitation for the current day [in mm] for the extended geographic Europe used in EFAS.

The exact time spans from 06UTC of the specified day until 06UTC of the following day based on interpolated precipitation observations. Hence the update frequency is daily; while the horizontal resolution is 5 km.

This information is produced by the operational suit of EFAS ( as part of the initial conditions for the hydrological model. It is displayed on the EFAS interface as it provides a good insight into the actual situation on ground.

How to cite
European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2017):  EFAS observed precipitation. European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Additional information
Issue date 2017-03-06
Landing page
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
Geographic information

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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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