Create a plot of multiple moments from a NEXRAD file#

An example which creates a plot containing multiple moments taken from a NEXRAD Archive file.

Doppler Velocity, Differential Reflectivity, Differential Phase, Correlation Coefficient
print(__doc__)

# Author: Jonathan J. Helmus (jhelmus@anl.gov)
# License: BSD 3 clause

import matplotlib.pyplot as plt

import pyart
from pyart.testing import get_test_data

filename = get_test_data("KATX20130717_195021_V06")
radar = pyart.io.read_nexrad_archive(filename)
display = pyart.graph.RadarDisplay(radar)
fig = plt.figure(figsize=(10, 10))

ax = fig.add_subplot(221)
display.plot(
    "velocity",
    1,
    ax=ax,
    title="Doppler Velocity",
    colorbar_label="",
    vmin=-32.0,
    vmax=32.0,
    axislabels=("", "North South distance from radar (km)"),
)
display.set_limits((-300, 300), (-300, 300), ax=ax)

ax = fig.add_subplot(222)
display.plot(
    "differential_reflectivity",
    0,
    ax=ax,
    title="Differential Reflectivity",
    colorbar_label="",
    axislabels=("", ""),
)
display.set_limits((-300, 300), (-300, 300), ax=ax)

ax = fig.add_subplot(223)
display.plot(
    "differential_phase", 0, ax=ax, title="Differential Phase", colorbar_label=""
)
display.set_limits((-300, 300), (-300, 300), ax=ax)

ax = fig.add_subplot(224)
display.plot(
    "cross_correlation_ratio",
    0,
    ax=ax,
    title="Correlation Coefficient",
    colorbar_label="",
    axislabels=("East West distance from radar (km)", ""),
)
display.set_limits((-300, 300), (-300, 300), ax=ax)

plt.show()

Total running time of the script: (0 minutes 3.804 seconds)

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