NSC

National Stormwater Calculator

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) National Stormwater Calculator (SWC) is a precipitation model designed to generate annual rainfall and runoff frequency estimates at specific sites.

Developer
EPA
Model Information
For more information about this model, go to www.epa.gov
Spatial Resolution
The spatial resolution is defined by the background SWMM model.
Temporal Resolution
An hourly to daily time step is typically used for output data and is based on the land use data provided.
Outputs
Outputs include climate and meteorological parameters.
Intended User
practitioner
Model Type
parameter calibration
Inclusion of Climate Change
Climate parameters and conditions can be accounted for through importing CREAT climate scenarios.
Geographic Region
generalized
Data Requirements
data provided by the user
Source Code Availability
limited
Dimensions
not applicable
Computational Burden
low
Scenario Modeling
scenarios by hand only
Coding Language
GUI
Operating System
windows
Mathematical Approach
statistical
Maintenance Plan
maintained
Date of Last Known Update
12-Aug-19
User Manual
go to documentation at www.epa.gov