- pysteps.io.importers.import_mch_gif(filename, product, unit, accutime, **kwargs)#
Import a 8-bit gif radar reflectivity composite from the MeteoSwiss archive.
filename (str) – Name of the file to import.
The name of the MeteoSwiss QPE product.
Currently supported prducts:
unit – the physical unit of the data
accutime (float) – the accumulation time in minutes of the data
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 precipitation field in mm/h imported from a MeteoSwiss gif file and the associated quality field and metadata. The quality field is currently set to None.
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