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Rain Central

Require: IP-Symcon >= 4.2

The module calculates a weighted rain value in a selected area of the radar image.

function scope

  • Calculates instantaneous rainfall in a self-determined area of the rain radar.
  • Selection between statewide or nationwide radar images.
  • The radar image and the calculation takes place automatically every 15 min.

software installation

Setting up the instances in IP-Symcon

  • Under "Add Instance" the 'RainCentral' module can be found using the quick filter.

Configuration page:

Name Description
Area Selection of state or nationwide map section
X X-position from the center of the rectangle
Y Y-position from the center of the rectangle
Radius Edge length of the rectangle in pixels

status variables

The status variables/categories are created automatically. Deleting individual ones can lead to malfunctions.

Status variables

Name Type Description
Rain Value Integer Weighted value of the evaluated rain amount. 8-level weighting: Light rain = light blue = 1 -> ... -> Heavy rain = dark blue = 8
Radar image Media Radar image of the selected map section


The WebFront is used to display the variables and the radar image. No further control or separate display is integrated. The radar image also shows the evaluated section of the car.

Any questions?