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A tale of two extremes: rainfall across the US

The United States has seen a tale of two extremes this year, with drenching rains in the eastern half of the country and persistent drought in the west. A new visualization of rainfall data collected from space shows the ...

dateJul 31, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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NASA measures southwestern U.S. record rainfall

Moisture pumping into southern California and the Desert Southwest from the remnants of hurricane Delores has caused record July rainfall. Data from the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission core observatory was ...

dateJul 22, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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NASA sees the start of India's monsoon season

Monsoon rainfall, although a little later than normal, started on June 5, 2015, in southern India. The Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) core satellite gathered rainfall data that was used to create an animation that ...

dateJun 09, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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