The Probability Distribution of Daily Rainfall in the United States

@inproceedings{Hanson2008ThePD,
  title={The Probability Distribution of Daily Rainfall in the United States},
  author={Lars Hanson and Richard J Vogel},
  year={2008}
}
Choosing a probability distribution to represent the precipitation depth at various durations has long been a topic of interest in hydrology. Early study into the distribution of wet-day daily rainfall has identified the 2-parameter Gamma (G2) distribution as the most likely candidate distribution based on traditional goodness of fit tests. This paper uses probability plot correlation coefficient test statistics and Lmoment diagrams to examine the complete series and wet-day series of daily… CONTINUE READING

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