How to output time-step rain values?

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How to output time-step rain values?

Post by yanhongyi » Sun Jun 20, 2021 9:39 am

I've known that using output_diagnostics = 1 in &time_control would be helpful. I also set auxhist3_outname and related vars needed in &time_control.

I successfully output wrfxtrm, but I only see RAINNCVMEAN\RAINNCMAX and so on in it, I don't have the RAINNCV and RAINCV.

I don't know which variable is time-step rain, and the unit of RAINNCVMEAN\RAINNCMAX... is kg/m2/s....I don't know how to deal with it...

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Re: How to output time-step rain values?

Post by Ming Chen » Mon Jun 21, 2021 7:58 pm

When you set output_diagnostics = 1, you will get the following variables in wrfxtrm files:

RAINNCV and RAINCV are not supposed to be included in wrfxtrm files.

The unit of RAINNCVMEAN\RAINNCMAX... is kg/m2/s, which is equivalent to mm/s.

RAINCV and RAINNCV are time-step convective and resolved scale precipitation, respectively.
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