Definitions for "Quantitative Precipitation Forecast"
A spatial and temporal precipitation forecast that will predict the potential amount of future precipitation for a specified region, or area.
(Abbreviated QPF.) A prediction of the amount of precipitation that will fall at a given location in a given time interval.
A forecast of the amount of precipitation which will fall during a specific time period. These precipitation amount forecast values can then be used as inputs to hydrologic models for river forecasting purposes.