• Released Thursday, March 19, 2015
  • Updated Thursday, December 3, 2015 at 12:35PM
  • ID: 11757

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This is what falling rain and snow look like from space.

Take a tour of the first precipitation maps created from the IMERG data set in this video.

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The IMERG data set covers the 87 percent of the globe that falls between 60 degrees north and 60 degrees south latitude (highlighted above).

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The IMERG data set is updated every half hour, allowing scientists to study the evolution of storms as they march eastward across North America.

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The high-resolution views provided by IMERG show how storm systems near the equator travel westward from Africa toward South America.


Please give credit for this item to:
NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center

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