Fetch the BOM daily précis forecast and return a data frame of the seven-day town forecasts for a specified state or territory.
Australian state or territory as full name or postal code.
Fuzzy string matching via
Allowed state and territory postal codes, only one state per request
or all using
Australian Capital Territory (will return NSW)
New South Wales
Australia, returns forecast for all states, NT and ACT
data.table of an Australia BOM précis
seven day forecasts for BOM selected towns. For full details of
fields and units returned see Appendix 2 in the bomrang vignette,
vignette("bomrang", package = "bomrang") to view.
Forecast data come from Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BOM)
Weather Data Services
Location data and other metadata for towns come from
the BOM anonymous FTP server with spatial data
ftp://ftp.bom.gov.au/anon/home/adfd/spatial/, specifically the DBF file portion of a shapefile,
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