mscstn: Meteorological Service of Canada station information

Description Format Details Author(s) Source See Also Examples

Description

Meteorological Service of Canada weather station data, including national ID, station ID, Province, latitude and longitude.

Format

A data.frame with 4493 climate stations with the following 6 columns:

name Full station name
nid National ID, alphanumeric key
sid Station ID, also used for airport codes
prov Canadian Province
lat Decimal degrees latitude; NAD83
long Decimal degrees longitude; NAD83

Details

This data object is used as a look-up table to convert a unique station identifier (nid) or ID into a station name, using getstnname.

Currently, this data only includes weather stations from Alberta, British Columbia and the Yukon.

Author(s)

Mike Toews

Source

Provided by the Meteorological Service of Canada, with permission.

See Also

getstnname, mscdata, read.msc

Examples

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str(seas::mscstn)

table(mscstn$prov)
plot(lat ~ long, seas::mscstn, pch=".")

seas documentation built on May 2, 2019, 4:16 a.m.