Reports: Extreme hourly rainfall rates, Northwest Peru, March 20, 2017

by
Harold Pierce | NASA GPM Radar (DPR Ku Band)

Maximum rainfall in Peru occurring over land with the 20 March 2017 0826z  GPM pass. The highest GPM Radar (DPR Ku Band) rainfall estimate was 54.36 mm at -5.34  South/  -80.16 
West. 

Another maximum occurred south of that (in the Pacific close the coast): 100.25 mm at -7.72 South/ -80.75 West.


Two infrared images taken close to the same time as the GPM radar measurements, archived by Colorado State: