Hurricane Wilma Rain Accumulation

This animation shows rain accumulation from Hurricane Wilma from October 15 through 25, 2005 based on data from the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) Multisatellite Precipitation Analysis. Satellite cloud data from NOAA/GOES is overlaid for context. The accumulation is shown in colors ranging from green (less than 30 mm of rain) through red (80 mm or more). The TRMM satellite, using the world's only spaceborne rain radar and other microwave instruments, measures rainfall over the ocean.

Visualization Credits

Greg Shirah (NASA/GSFC): Lead Animator
Lori Perkins (NASA/GSFC): Animator
Alex Kekesi (GST): Animator
Jeff Halverson (JCET UMBC): Scientist
J. Marshall Shepherd (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio

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Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission - TRMM

Data Used:
Hurricane/Tropical Data 2005/10/15 - 2005/10/25
Terra/MODIS/Blue Marble None
GOES-8/IR4 2005/10/15 - 2005/10/25
Aqua/MODIS/Blue Marble None
TRMM and DMSP/SSM/I and TMI/3B4XRT 2005/10/15 - 2005/10/25

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Hurricane Wilma

DLESE >> Natural hazards
SVS >> Rainfall
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere >> Clouds
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere >> Clouds >> Cloud Amount/Frequency
NASA Science >> Earth

GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation: Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version