Rainfall Measurement in Canada: Changing Observational Methodsand Archive Adjustment Procedures

@article{Metcalfe1997RainfallMI,
  title={Rainfall Measurement in Canada: Changing Observational Methodsand Archive Adjustment Procedures},
  author={John R. Metcalfe and Bruce Routledge and Kenneth A. Devine},
  journal={Journal of Climate},
  year={1997},
  volume={10},
  pages={92-101}
}
Abstract Precipitation is one of the key components in hydrologic modeling and process studies; however, it is widely recognized that significant errors in the measurement of precipitation exist. During its 150-yr history, the Canadian Meteorological Service has employed a number of different precipitation gauges to measure rainfall. This paper will focus on documenting the types of gauges used in rainfall measurement over this period. Systematic errors in gauge catch such as wetting loss, wind… 

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