This page provides 28 input/output variables from the operational water and energy balance algorithm for Puerto Rico GOES-PRWEB for yesterday. Maps of non-transient input parameters are also provided at the bottom of this page. New results appear each day at approximately 2:30 pm.
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Effective Rainfall is defined as Rainfall – Surface Runoff – Percolation Below the Root Zone and is the rainfall that is available to be used for crop evapotranspiration.
Definitions by Land Classes
Runoff Curve Number CN
Hydrologic Soil Groups (1=A, 2=B, 3=C and 4=D)
Land Cover Land Use (see Definition of Land Classes)
Root Depth (m)
Roughness Length (m)
Soil Field Capacity
Soil Permanent Wilting Point
Surface Elevation (m)
Zero Plane Displacement (m)