McClean, F.; Walsh, C.; Lwasa, S.; Ddumba, D.

Hourly precipitation data for Kampala, Uganda, 2019-2020

Hourly precipitation (mm) recorded at distributed points around Kampala between April 2019 and March 2020. Only timestamps where data were available from all sensors have been included. There are 8094 records in total and no missing values. Timestamps are recorded as “YYYY-MM-DD hh:mm:ss”. The geographic coordinates of the sensors are provided in GeoJSON format. The column names in the CSV file correspond to the “id” field in the GeoJSON file.

Publication date: 2021-09-01

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This dataset is available under the terms of the Open Government Licence

This data is available as GeoJSON or Comma-separated values (CSV)

You must cite: McClean, F.; Walsh, C.; Lwasa, S.; Ddumba, D. (2021). Hourly precipitation data for Kampala, Uganda, 2019-2020. NERC EDS Environmental Information Data Centre. https://doi.org/10.5285/3df031ad-34ec-4abc-8528-f8f20bad12b8

 

Where/When

Study area
Temporal extent
2019-01-01    to    2020-12-31

Provenance & quality

Davis Vantage VUE Sensor Suites were installed by researchers from Makerere University and Newcastle University in April 2019. Calibration is not required for the sensors employed in this research. No quality control procedures have been applied.

Correspondence/contact details

Dr. Fergus McClean
Newcastle University
 fergus.mcclean@newcastle.ac.uk

Authors

McClean, F.
Newcastle University
Walsh, C.
Newcastle University
Lwasa, S.
Makerere University
Ddumba, D.
Makerere University

Other contacts

Custodian
NERC EDS Environmental Information Data Centre
 info@eidc.ac.uk
Publisher
NERC EDS Environmental Information Data Centre
 info@eidc.ac.uk
Rights Holder
Newcastle University
 business@ncl.ac.uk

Additional metadata

Topic categories
Climatology / Meteorology / Atmosphere
Keywords
hydrology,  Kampala,  Rainfall
Spatial representation type
Vector
Spatial reference system
WGS 84
Last updated
18 May 2022 12:21