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Import a 8-bit PGM radar reflectivity composite from the FMI archive.

  • filename (str) – Name of the file to import.

  • gzipped (bool) – If True, the input file is treated as a compressed gzip file.

  • dtype (str) – Data-type to which the array is cast. Valid values: “float32”, “float64”, “single”, and “double”.

  • fillna (float or np.nan) – Value used to represent the missing data (“No Coverage”). By default, np.nan is used.


out – A three-element tuple containing the reflectivity composite in dBZ and the associated quality field and metadata. The quality field is currently set to None.

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Reading georeferencing metadata is supported only for stereographic projection. For other projections, the keys related to georeferencing are not set.