Q1. I want to know about the type and period of available GSMaP product.

A1. Currently, the type and period of the products provided to users as follows.

【Type and period of GSMaP Product】

Data Name Product Name Algorithm
Version
Folder Period Note
Realtime Rainfall Watch GSMaP_NOW Realtime v6 now/latest Latest 24 hours
  • The area of geostationary satellites "Himawari" and "Meteosat".
  • 24 hours past data will be deleted at any time.
now/half_hour 2017/03/29 to 2018/10/31 The area of geostationary satellites "Himawari".
2018/11/01 to present The area of geostationary satellites "Himawari" and "Meteosat".
Global Rainfall Watch GSMaP_NRT Near-Realtime v5 realtime_ver/v5/hourly
realtime_ver/v5/daily
2008/10/10 to 2014/9/2
realtime_ver/v5/daily0.1 2014/1/1 to 2014/9/2
v6 realtime/latest
realtime_ver/v6/latest
Latest 24 hours "realtime" and "realtime_ver/v6" are the same data.
realtime_ver/v6/archive
realtime_ver/v6/hourly
realtime_ver/v6/daily
realtime_ver/v6/daily0.1
2000/3/1 to present "realtime_ver/v6/archive" and "realtime_ver/v6/hourly" are the same data.
v7 realtime_ver/v7/latest Latest 24 hours
realtime_ver/v7/archive
realtime_ver/v7/hourly
realtime_ver/v7/daily
realtime_ver/v7/daily0.1
2017/1/17 to present "realtime_ver/v7/archive" and "realtime_ver/v7/hourly" are the same data.
GSMaP_MVK Standard v5 standard/v5/hourly
standard/v5/daily
2000/3/1 to 2010/11/30
v6 standard/v6/hourly
standard/v6/daily
2014/3/1 to present
v7 standard/v7/hourly
standard/v7/daily
2014/3/1 to present
GSMaP_RNL Reanalysis v6 standard/v6/hourly
standard/v6/daily
2000/3/1 to 2014/2/28 Reanalysis with the same algorithm as GSMaP_MVK v6
GSMaP_Gauge_NRT Gauge-calibrated
Near-Realtime
v6 realtime_ver/v6/hourly_G
realtime_ver/v6/daily_G
realtime_ver/v6/daily0.1_G
2000/4/1 to present
v7 realtime_ver/v7/hourly_G
realtime_ver/v7/daily_G
realtime_ver/v7/daily0.1_G
2017/1/17 to present
GSMaP_Gauge Gauge-calibrated
Standard
v5 standard/v5/hourly_G 2000/3/2 to 2010/11/29
v6 standard/v6/hourly_G
standard/v6/daily_G
2014/3/1 to present
v7 standard/v7/hourly_G
standard/v7/daily_G
2014/3/1 to present
GSMaP_Gauge_RNL Gauge-calibrated
Reanalysis
v6 standard/v6/hourly_G
standard/v6/daily_G
2000/3/1 to 2014/2/28 Reanalysis with the same algorithm as GSMaP_MVK v6
GSMaP
RIKEN Nowcast
GSMaP_RNC GSMaP RIKEN Nowcast data
by the RIKEN/AICS
Data Assimilation Research Team
v6 riken_nowcast/masked Latest 2 days
riken_nowcast/raw Latest 16 days

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