Functions to Convert Between Weather Metrics

Functions to convert between weather metrics, including conversions for metrics of temperature, air moisture, wind speed, and precipitation. This package also includes functions to calculate the heat index from air temperature and air moisture.


title: "NEWS" author: "Joshua Ferreri" date: "April 10, 2016" output: html_document

weathermetrics version 1.2.2

Added new functions to convert wind speed and precipitation:

  • convert_wind_speed: Convert a vector of wind speed measurements between common units of wind speed measure (in knots, miles per hour, meters per second, feet per second, and kilometers per hour).
  • convert_precip: Convert a vector of precipitation measurements between common units of precipitation measure (in inches, millimeters, and centimeters).
  • convert_temperature: Convert a vector of temperature values between common units of temperature measure (in degrees Celsius, Fahrenheit, and Kelvins)

Reference manual

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1.2.2 by Brooke Anderson, a year ago

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Authors: Brooke Anderson [aut, cre], Roger Peng [aut], Joshua Ferreri [aut]

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

GPL-2 license

Suggests knitr, rmarkdown

Imported by stormwindmodel.

Suggested by futureheatwaves, hurricaneexposure.

See at CRAN