March Rainfall in Tasmania Sets Record
Image courtesy of Hal Pierce, TRMM Visualizer, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.
This image from the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission shows rainfall amounts over Tasmania during March 2003. This Australian state received record rainfall during the month, with many places receiving more rain than had ever been recorded. In this image, rainfall amounts appear in shades of blue (low to no rainfall) to red (highest rainfall).
This image originally appeared on the Earth Observatory. Click here to view the full, original record.