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MetPy Monday's #93 - Pandas and Datetime Indexes

This week join us to learn about pandas datetime indexes and how to leverage them!

Converting Ugly Text to Beautiful Maps:
Adding METAR Support in MetPy

Max Grover
Max Grover

The primary task that I completed this summer was adding METAR functionality to MetPy. METAR stands for METeorological Aerodrome Report. METARs contain information about surface data including temperature, dew point, wind speed and direction, and several other meteorological variables. Prior to this summer, MetPy did not have the ability to parse METARs. Also, the current parser that is used to generate netCDF files on the Unidata THREDDS server had a substantial amount of missing data. By adding METAR parsing tools, we made additional surface data available to the user, making it easier to make high quality surface maps using MetPy.

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MetPy Mondays #92 - Geocoding and SPC Storm Report Maps

This week we learn how to turn human readable place names into lat/lon values with geocoding and how to plot these on maps with SPC storm reports!

MetPy Mondays #91 - Temperature Calculations and Pandas

This week we work with apparent temperature calculations and pandas dataseries.

MetPy Mondays #90 - What is a NumPy Axis?

We all love NumPy, but the axis argument can be confusing. This week we demystify this argument and see how to use it to our advantage!

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