MET JULY 1998 FAMILY #1169 - CONGO
MET FAMILY #1169 is located over Africa, centrally at 3.45 latitude 19.28 longitude. The system lasted 60 hours and is presented here inside a 40 degree window, where the center of the CS is designated by a diamond.
Using the CTread software available at this site a match was found between the CT database and TRMM data by searching on July 11, 1998, latitude 0.0, longitude 13.0, nominal time of GMT 0. To view the search output click here.
Images of TRMM parameters and DX parameters associated with this timestep
|NEAR SURFACE||TMI 85.5 GHZ||TMI 85.5 GHZ|
|HEIGHT||HEIGHT||DX CLOUD TOP|
|OF STORM||OF FREEZING||TEMPERATURE|
Because of the nature of the TRMM orbit a match between the datasets does not always result in TRMM data coverage for an entire CS area. This can be seen in family #1169 at the 15th hour. Complete coverage of the CS area can be seen by viewing a complete image of the DX parameter. Animation of the DX cloud top temperature over the lifecycle of the family can be viewed by clicking the link below.
|DX CLOUD TOP TEMPERATURE||DX CLOUD TOP TEMPERATURE|
|TRMM VIEW||DX VIEW|
|Animation of Cloud Top temperature -Family #1169|