Hourly Disaggregation of Daily Rainfall in Texas Using Measured Hourly Precipitation at Other Locations

@article{Choi2008HourlyDO,
  title={Hourly Disaggregation of Daily Rainfall in Texas Using Measured Hourly Precipitation at Other Locations},
  author={Janghwan Choi and Scott A. Socolofsky and Francisco Olivera},
  journal={Journal of Hydrologic Engineering},
  year={2008},
  volume={13},
  pages={476-487}
}
A method to disaggregate daily rainfall into hourly precipitation is evaluated across Texas. Based on measured precipitation data, the method generates disaggregated hourly hyetographs that match measured daily totals by selecting storm intensity patterns from measured hourly databases using a one parameter selection method. The model is applied across Texas using historic data measured at hourly precipitation gauges; performance is evaluated by the model's ability to reproduce the measured… 

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