Forecast map layer for the UK showing precipitation
A forecast map layer covering the UK showing precipitation. Precipitation is any product of the condensation of atmospheric water vapour that falls under gravity. The main forms of precipitation include drizzle, rain, sleet, snow and hail.
Single tile map layer images are provided hourly for the first six hours (T+0 to T+6) and then three hourly for the next 24 hours.
The map layer is provided without a map, the boundary box for this image is 48° to 61° north and 12° west to 5° east.
The image layers are currently made available in a Mercator projection, it is the same projection used by Bing maps, OpenStreetMap, Google maps, MapQuest, Yahoo maps, and others.
Sample of a precipitation rate map layer Enlarge
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Radar image showing observed rainfall rates provided as a map overlay
Forecast map layer for the UK showing screen temperature
Forecast map overlay for UK showing total cloud cover
Forecast map layer for the UK showing mean sea level pressure
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