weathermetrics: weathermetrics: Functions to convert between weather metrics

Description weathermetrics functions Author(s) References


The weathermetics package provides functions to convert between Celsius and Fahrenheit, to convert between dew point temperature and relative humidity, and to calculate heat index.

weathermetrics functions

This package includes the following functions to calculate vectors of weather metrics:,,,, and heat.index.


Brooke Anderson, Joshua Ferreri, Roger Peng


Anderson GB, Bell ML, Peng RD. 2013. Methods to calculate the heat index as an exposure Metric in environmental health research. Environmental Health Perspectives 121(10):1111-1119.

National Weather Service Hydrometeorological Prediction Center Web Team. Heat Index Calculator. 30 Jan 2015. Accessed 18 Dec 2015.

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