act.utils.accumulate_precip

act.utils.accumulate_precip(act_obj, variable, time_delta=None)[source]

Program to accumulate rain rates from an act object and insert variable back into act object with “_accumulated” appended to the variable name. Please verify that your units are accurately described in the data.

Parameters:
  • act_obj (xarray DataSet) – ACT Object.

  • variable (string) – Variable name.

  • time_delta (float) – Time delta to caculate precip accumulations over. Useful if full time series is not passed in.

Returns:

act_obj (xarray DataSet) – ACT object with variable_accumulated.