Plot a PPI Using Xradar and Py-ART#

An example which uses xradar and Py-ART to create a PPI plot of a Cfradial file.

xsapr-sg 0.5 Deg. 2011-05-20T06:42:11Z  Equivalent reflectivity factor
# Author: Max Grover (mgrover@anl.gov)
# License: BSD 3 clause


import xradar as xd

import pyart
from pyart.testing import get_test_data

# Locate the test data and read in using xradar
filename = get_test_data("swx_20120520_0641.nc")
tree = xd.io.open_cfradial1_datatree(filename)

# Give the tree Py-ART radar methods
radar = pyart.xradar.Xradar(tree)

# Plot the Reflectivity Field (corrected_reflectivity_horizontal)
display = pyart.graph.RadarMapDisplay(radar)
display.plot_ppi(
    "corrected_reflectivity_horizontal", cmap="pyart_ChaseSpectral", vmin=-20, vmax=70
)

Total running time of the script: (0 minutes 3.738 seconds)

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