The Rainfall Manager allows management of rainfall data, including building of new rainfalls, IDF profiles or Temporal Patterns which can be used with previously defined rainfalls.  Users can also save and load entire sets of rainfalls.

Rainfall Manager requires that an instance of SQL Server LocalDB is installed on the system, this will automatically be downloaded as part of the installer if it is not already present.

Rainfall Manager can be opened by:

Rainfall Manager requires a library to work with. If no library has been defined, the form will ask the user to create a new or load in an existing one. The types of library files that can be currently loaded are *.idrx files (older *.xprm or *.xprx files.)

The workbench is divided in two containers: the left one contains the tree of items, the right one - items under the tree node or a specific control, if the node is a defined item.


A subset of rainfall can be imported by:

Clicking File → Import inside the rainfall manager. This opens the rainfall manager importer form. Here you can select rainfall items to import from one rainfall file into the current rainfall manager.


A set of Rainfall options are available to choose from:

Some of the methods may not be available for your region. For more information, refer to the Regionalisation topic.