act.utils.decode_present_weather

act.utils.decode_present_weather(obj, variable=None, decoded_name=None)[source]

This function is to decode codes reported from automatic weather stations suchas the PWD22. This is based on WMO Table 4680.

Parameters:
  • obj (ACT Dataset) – ACT or xarray dataset from which to convert codes

  • variable (string) – Variable to decode

  • decoded_name (string) – New variable name to store updated labels

Returns:

obj (ACT Dataset) – Returns object with new decoded data

References

WMO Manual on Code Volume I.1 https://www.wmo.int/pages/prog/www/WMOCodes/WMO306_vI1/Publications/2017update/Sel9.pdf