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Put a cylindrical beaker out in the open at mid day. Remove it at mid day on the following day. Measure the depth of the accumulated rainfall and divide by 24 to give the average rainfall per hour, and divide that by 6 to give the average per 10 mins. In the summer, some of your collected rainwater will be lost through evaporation, so to find that, put your ...


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First off, as others have pointed out, "Doppler" refers to the ability to determine the velocity of stuff (rain, snow, etc) towards/away from the radar. Radar data are often assimilated to produce better numerical weather forecasts (i.e. using computer weather models). Typically the "main" variable of interest for this is the Doppler radial velocity (the ...


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Areas of high elevation, such as mountain ranges, often drain the air of its moisture. As the air rises up the mountain, it cools. As the air cools, it loses its ability to hold water. The water then condenses out of the air and falls as precipitation. The high altitudes of mountains often receive a significant amount of precipitation. Often, this ...


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