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 UCF Rainfall Analysis 





The rainfall analysis and rainfall analysis software was produced as funded projects by the Southwest Florida Water management district and the United States Geologic Survey by the Stormwater Management Institute at University of Central Florida. They are provided here as a service to engineers and technicians needing the results of this analysis.


Overview and Methodology Documentation




List of Sites (Analysis links)


  • List of Sites - Analysis Results - This page contains all sites with links to the full analysis of each site. Quality control information, site results, and distribution results are all included. 
  • Shape Files - The final results and rainfall contours as ESRI Shape Files.
  • Autcad DXF Files - The DXF Export of all contours (Autcad DXF format).
  • Surfer SRF Files - All Files in Surfer format.
  • Surfer Grid Files - The Grid Files for the Analysis, Surfer and AASCII format.
  • Surfer Post Files - Post maps showing values and locations used in analysis.
  • Google Earth (KML) Demo - See how the maps look in Google Earth.


Return Period Analysis Results


For each return period listed a table of the predicted maximum for each duration is shown. The predicted maximum is the value that is determined by (1) fitting the annual actual maxima to a distribution, and (2) fitting these distribution results to a linear regression model. The raw maxima and curve fit parameters are shown in the analysis results for each site in the List of Sites - Analysis Results.



     Master Spreadsheet: StationCoordinates.xls

     Stations used in Analysis (n >= 20) Spreadsheet: StationCoordinatesNGT20.xls 


Kriging Analysis Results  


  • Kriging Analysis Results - The full rainfall distribution results were fit to state isohyetal plots using standard kriging techniques. Each of the results for all analyzed durations and return periods are included here. To access the full folder click here StandardKriging


Additional Files and Links


Rainfall Analysis Software - This is the software, source code, and support files for the software written to perform these analyses. Links to other software to support the analysis are also included.

SMADA Documentation - This is the documentation to Stormwater Management and Design Aid - a Windows software for analysis and hydrograph generation. SMADA is now open source, and I am in the process of posting code files.


SMADA Code Files - Here is where to find the code files for the SMADA program.


Other Program Source Code Files - Source code to other files such as RainDigitizer, Rainplot, etc...


Linda Eaglin Thesis - Development of the Intensity Duration Frequency Curves for the State of Florida


References and Other Reports Links


References and Support Documents - Links to all the references and indirect support documents for this work and other rainfall work.


Authors and Researchers


Dr. Martin Wanielista

Dr. Ron Eaglin

Linda Eaglin




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