convert_precip: Convert between precipitation metrics

Description Usage Arguments Value Author(s) Examples

View source: R/rainmeasure_conversion.R

Description

This function allows you to convert among the following precipitation metrics: inches, millimeters, and centimeters.

Usage

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convert_precip(precip, old_metric, new_metric, round = 2)

Arguments

precip

A numerical vector of precipitation to be converted.

old_metric

The metric from which you want to convert. Possible options are:

  • inches: Inches

  • mm: Millimeters

  • cm: Centimeters

new_metric

The metric to which you want to convert. The same options are possible as for old_metric.

round

An integer indicating the number of decimal places to round the converted value.

Value

A numeric vector with precipitation converted to the metric specified by the argument new_metric.

Author(s)

Joshua Ferreri [email protected], Brooke Anderson [email protected]

Examples

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data(breck)
breck$Precip.mm <- convert_precip(breck$Precip.in,
   old_metric = "inches", new_metric = "mm", round = 2)
breck

data(loveland)
loveland$Precip.in <- convert_precip(loveland$Precip.mm,
   old_metric = "mm", new_metric = "inches", round = NULL)
loveland$Precip.cm <- convert_precip(loveland$Precip.mm,
   old_metric = "mm", new_metric = "cm", round = 3)
loveland

weathermetrics documentation built on May 29, 2017, 3:39 p.m.