Extreme point rainfal temporal scaling and associated atmospheric processes


  • Joan Bech ACAM / Universitat de Barcelona
  • Sergi González AEMET / Universitat de Barcelona


The study describes an analysis of point rainfall amounts obtained from raingauge measurements in Spain covering periods from 10 minutes to 2 years, their temporal scaling and a discussion of predominant atmospheric processes involved. A large database exceeding 11,000 stations, some of which with more than 200 years records, was used and results are compared against corresponding world rainfall records.


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