Package: weatherOz 1.0.0

Rodrigo Pires

weatherOz: An API Client for Australian Weather and Climate Data Resources

Provides automated downloading, parsing and formatting of weather data for Australia through API endpoints provided by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development ('DPIRD') of Western Australia and by the Science and Technology Division of the Queensland Government's Department of Environment and Science ('DES'). As well as the Bureau of Meteorology ('BOM') of the Australian government precis and coastal forecasts, agriculture bulletin data, and downloading and importing radar and satellite imagery files. 'DPIRD' weather data are accessed through public 'APIs' provided by 'DPIRD', <>, providing access to weather station data from the 'DPIRD' weather station network. Australia-wide weather data are based on data from the Australian Bureau of Meteorology ('BOM') data and accessed through 'SILO' (Scientific Information for Land Owners) Jeffrey et al. (2001) <doi:10.1016/S1364-8152(01)00008-1>. 'DPIRD' data are made available under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Licence (CC BY 3.0 AU) license <>. SILO data are released under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence (CC BY 4.0) <>. 'BOM' data are (c) Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology and released under a Creative Commons (CC) Attribution 3.0 licence or Public Access Licence ('PAL') as appropriate, see <> for further details.

Authors:Rodrigo Pires [aut, cre], Anna Hepworth [aut], Rebecca O'Leary [aut], Jonathan Carroll [aut], James Goldie [aut], Dean Marchiori [aut], Paul Melloy [aut], Mark Padgham [aut], Hugh Parsonage [aut], Keith Pembleton [ctb], Maëlle Salmon [ctb], Max Moldovan [ctb], Jimmy Ng [ctb], Steve Collins [ctb], Adam H. Sparks [aut], Laurens Geffert [rev], Sam Rogers [rev], Western Australia Agriculture Authority [cph], Curtin University [cph]

weatherOz.pdf |weatherOz.html
weatherOz/json (API)

# Install weatherOz in R:
install.packages('weatherOz', repos = c('', ''))

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Readme and manuals

Help Manual

Help pageTopics
A List of DPIRD Extreme Weather Data Valuesdpird_extreme_weather_values
A List of DPIRD Minute Weather Data Valuesdpird_minute_values
A List of DPIRD Summary Weather Data Valuesdpird_summary_values
Find the Nearest Town With a BOM Forecastfind_forecast_towns
Find the Nearest Weather Stations to a Given Geographic Point or Known Stationfind_nearby_stations
Find Stations Within a Geospatially Defined Geographic Area of Interestfind_stations_in
Get a BOM Agriculture Bulletinget_ag_bulletin
Get a List of Available BOM Satellite Imageryget_available_imagery
Get a List of Available BOM Radar Imageryget_available_radar
Get a BOM Coastal Waters Forecastget_coastal_forecast
Get DataDrill Weather Data From SILOget_data_drill
Get DataDrill Weather Data in the APSIM Format From SILOget_data_drill_apsim
Get DPIRD Summary Weather Data in the APSIM Format From the Weather 2.0 APIget_dpird_apsim
Get the Availability for DPIRD Weather Stationsget_dpird_availability
Get DPIRD Extreme Weather Event Summariesget_dpird_extremes
Get DPIRD Weather Data by the Minuteget_dpird_minute
Get DPIRD Weather Data in Summarised Formatsget_dpird_summaries
Get PatchedPoint Weather Data From SILOget_patched_point
Get PatchedPoint Weather Data in the APSIM Format From SILOget_patched_point_apsim
Get a BOM Daily Précis Forecastget_precis_forecast
Get BOM Radar Imageryget_radar_imagery
Get BOM Satellite Imageryget_satellite_imagery
Get Weather Station Metadata for Both DPIRD and SILO Weather Stationsget_stations_metadata
Parse BOM Agriculture Bulletin XML Filesparse_ag_bulletin
Parse BOM Coastal Waters Forecast XML Filesparse_coastal_forecast
Parse BOM Précis Forecast XML Filesparse_precis_forecast
A List of SILO Daily Weather Valuessilo_daily_values
Western Australia Southwest Agriculture Region Geospatial Polygonsouth_west_agricultural_region south_west_agriculture_region