Solar radiation enters the Earth's atmosphere with a portion being scattered by clouds and aerosols.

Processing, archiving and distributing Earth science data
at the NASA Langley Research Center

SFC

Level 3: Spatially (1°x1° lat/lon regional, 1° zonal & global) and temporally (daily, monthly, etc.) averaged fluxes and clouds.

Monthly Gridded TOA/Surface Fluxes and Clouds (SFC): Regional averages of instantaneous footprint observed TOA fluxes, parameterized surface fluxes, and cloud parameters only for the hours of satellite overpass (from SSF Level2 product).

Description: Monthly Gridded TOA/Surface Fluxes and Clouds (SFC): Regional averages of instantaneous footprint observed TOA fluxes, parameterized surface fluxes, and cloud parameters only for the hours of satellite overpass (from SSF Level2 product).
Products Temporal Resolution Spatial Resolution Temporal Coverage
SFC TRMM Ed2B

Hourly (Instantaneous Gridded)

Regional

01/01/1998 - 03/31/2000