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
RAIN RATE VERTICAL HORIZONTAL
Near Surface Rain Rate 98071100 TMI 85.5 GHZ Vertical  98071100 TMI 85.5 GHZ Horizontal  98071100
HEIGHT HEIGHT DX CLOUD TOP
OF STORM OF FREEZING TEMPERATURE
Height of Storm 98071100 Height of Freezing  98071100 DX Cloud Top Temperature 98071100

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
Cloud Top Temperature 98070912 DX Cloud Top Temperature 98070912
Animation of Cloud Top temperature -Family #1169

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