Create a PPI plot from a MDV file#

An example which creates a PPI plot of a MDV file using a RadarDisplay object.

PPI
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('110635.mdv')

# create the plot using RadarDisplay
radar = pyart.io.read_mdv(filename)
display = pyart.graph.RadarDisplay(radar)
fig = plt.figure(figsize=[5, 5])
ax = fig.add_subplot(111)
display.plot('reflectivity', 0, vmin=-16., vmax=64, title="PPI",
              cmap='pyart_HomeyerRainbow')
display.set_limits(ylim=[-150, 150], xlim=[-150, 150])
plt.show()

Total running time of the script: ( 0 minutes 3.451 seconds)

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