R/almanac.R

Defines functions almanac

Documented in almanac

#' Average and record high and low temperatures for current date going back
#' as far as weather underground has data or from the national weather service
#' going back 30 years.
#'
#' @param location location set by set_location
#' @param use_metric Metric or imperial units
#' @param key weather underground API key
#' @param raw if TRUE return raw httr object
#' @param message if TRUE print out requested URL
#' @return tbl_df with columns: location, airport,
#'         avg_high, record high, avg_low, record low.
#' @export
#' @examples
#' \dontrun{
#' almanac(set_location(territory = "Hawaii", city = "Honolulu"))
#' almanac(set_location(airport_code = "SEA"))
#' almanac(set_location(zip_code = "90210"))
#' almanac(set_location(territory = "IR", city = "Tehran"))
#' }
almanac <- function(location,
                    use_metric = FALSE,
                    key = get_api_key(),
                    raw = FALSE,
                    message = TRUE) {
  parsed_req <- wunderground_request(
    request_type = "almanac",
    location = location,
    key = key,
    message = message
  )
  if (raw) {
    return(parsed_req)
  }
  stop_for_error(parsed_req)

  # null almanac
  if (is.null(parsed_req$almanac)) {
    stop(paste0("Unable to parse almanac information from JSON: ", location))
  }

  # check for empty almanac
  if (length(parsed_req$almanac) == 0) {
    stop(paste0("No almanac available for this location: ", location))
  }

  almanac <- parsed_req$almanac

  # checks to make sure almanac is structured correctly
  if (!all(c("airport_code", "temp_high", "temp_low") %in% names(almanac))) {
    stop(paste0("Invalid structure for alamanac for this location: "), location)
  }

  tempCol <- ifelse(use_metric, "C", "F")

  return(dplyr::tbl_df(data.frame(
    location = location,
    date = Sys.Date(),
    airport = almanac$airport_code,
    avg_high = almanac$temp_high$normal[[tempCol]],
    rcd_high = almanac$temp_high$record[[tempCol]],
    avg_low = almanac$temp_low$normal[[tempCol]],
    rcd_low = almanac$temp_low$record[[tempCol]],
    stringsAsFactors = FALSE
  ))
  )
}
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