Fetch the BOM agricultural bulletin information and return it in a data frame

get_ag_bulletin(state = "AUS")

Arguments

state

Australian state or territory as full name or postal code. Fuzzy string matching via agrep is done. Defaults to “AUS” returning all state bulletins, see Details for more.

Value

A data frame as a data.table object of Australia BOM agricultural bulletin information. For full details of fields and units returned see Appendix 3 in the bomrang vignette, use
vignette("bomrang", package = "bomrang") to view.

Details

Allowed state and territory postal codes, only one state per request or all using AUS.

ACT

Australian Capital Territory (will return NSW)

NSW

New South Wales

NT

Northern Territory

QLD

Queensland

SA

South Australia

TAS

Tasmania

VIC

Victoria

WA

Western Australia

AUS

Australia, returns forecast for all states, NT and ACT

References

Agricultural observations are retrieved from the Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) Weather Data Services Agriculture Bulletins,
http://www.bom.gov.au/catalogue/observations/about-agricultural.shtml

and

Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BOM)) Weather Data Services Observation of Rainfall,
http://www.bom.gov.au/climate/how/observations/rain-measure.shtml

Station location and other metadata are sourced from the Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) webpage, Bureau of Meteorology Site Numbers:
http://www.bom.gov.au/climate/cdo/about/site-num.shtml

See also

Author

Adam H. Sparks, [email protected] and Paul Melloy [email protected]

Examples

# \donttest{ ag_bulletin <- get_ag_bulletin(state = "QLD") ag_bulletin
#> product_id state dist name wmo site #> 1: IDQ60604 QLD 27 WEIPA AERO 94170 27045 #> 2: IDQ60604 QLD 29 MOUNT ISA AERO 94332 29127 #> 3: IDQ60604 QLD 30 GEORGETOWN AIRPORT 94274 30124 #> 4: IDQ60604 QLD 31 CAIRNS AERO 94287 31011 #> 5: IDQ60604 QLD 31 WALKAMIN RESEARCH STATION 95284 31108 #> 6: IDQ60604 QLD 31 MAREEBA AIRPORT 95286 31210 #> 7: IDQ60604 QLD 32 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN 95292 32037 #> 8: IDQ60604 QLD 32 TOWNSVILLE AERO 94294 32040 #> 9: IDQ60604 QLD 33 AYR DPI RESEARCH STN 95295 33002 #> 10: IDQ60604 QLD 33 MACKAY M.O 94367 33119 #> 11: IDQ60604 QLD 35 TAMBO POST OFFICE 94355 35069 #> 12: IDQ60604 QLD 35 EMERALD AIRPORT 94363 35264 #> 13: IDQ60604 QLD 36 LONGREACH AERO 94346 36031 #> 14: IDQ60604 QLD 38 BOULIA AIRPORT 94333 38003 #> 15: IDQ60604 QLD 38 BIRDSVILLE AIRPORT 95482 38026 #> 16: IDQ60604 QLD 39 ROCKHAMPTON AERO 94374 39083 #> 17: IDQ60604 QLD 39 THANGOOL AIRPORT 94376 39089 #> 18: IDQ60604 QLD 39 BUNDABERG AERO 94387 39128 #> 19: IDQ60604 QLD 40 UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON 94562 40082 #> 20: IDQ60604 QLD 40 BRISBANE AERO 94578 40842 #> 21: IDQ60604 QLD 40 LOGAN CITY WATER TREATMENT PLANT 95581 40854 #> 22: IDQ60604 QLD 41 OAKEY AERO 94552 41359 #> 23: IDQ60604 QLD 41 DALBY AIRPORT 94542 41522 #> 24: IDQ60604 QLD 41 WARWICK 94555 41525 #> 25: IDQ60604 QLD 43 MITCHELL POST OFFICE 94514 43020 #> 26: IDQ60604 QLD 43 ROMA AIRPORT 94515 43091 #> 27: IDQ60604 QLD 43 ST GEORGE AIRPORT 94517 43109 #> 28: IDQ60604 QLD 44 CHARLEVILLE AERO 94510 44021 #> 29: IDQ60604 QLD 45 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT 95492 45025 #> product_id state dist name wmo site #> station obs_time_local obs_time_utc time_zone #> 1: Weipa 2020-11-22 09:00:00 2020-11-21 23:00:00 EST #> 2: Mount Isa 2020-11-22 09:00:00 2020-11-21 23:00:00 EST #> 3: Georgetown Airport 2020-11-22 09:00:00 2020-11-21 23:00:00 EST #> 4: Cairns 2020-11-22 09:00:00 2020-11-21 23:00:00 EST #> 5: Walkamin 2020-11-22 09:00:00 2020-11-21 23:00:00 EST #> 6: Mareeba 2020-11-22 09:00:00 2020-11-21 23:00:00 EST #> 7: South Johnstone 2020-11-22 09:00:00 2020-11-21 23:00:00 EST #> 8: Townsville 2020-11-22 09:00:00 2020-11-21 23:00:00 EST #> 9: Ayr 2020-11-22 09:00:00 2020-11-21 23:00:00 EST #> 10: Mackay 2020-11-22 09:00:00 2020-11-21 23:00:00 EST #> 11: Tambo 2020-11-22 09:00:00 2020-11-21 23:00:00 EST #> 12: Emerald 2020-11-22 09:00:00 2020-11-21 23:00:00 EST #> 13: Longreach 2020-11-22 09:00:00 2020-11-21 23:00:00 EST #> 14: Boulia 2020-11-22 09:00:00 2020-11-21 23:00:00 EST #> 15: Birdsville 2020-11-22 09:00:00 2020-11-21 23:00:00 EST #> 16: Rockhampton 2020-11-22 09:00:00 2020-11-21 23:00:00 EST #> 17: Thangool 2020-11-22 09:00:00 2020-11-21 23:00:00 EST #> 18: Bundaberg 2020-11-22 09:00:00 2020-11-21 23:00:00 EST #> 19: Gatton 2020-11-22 09:00:00 2020-11-21 23:00:00 EST #> 20: Brisbane Airport 2020-11-22 09:00:00 2020-11-21 23:00:00 EST #> 21: Logan City 2020-11-22 09:00:00 2020-11-21 23:00:00 EST #> 22: Oakey 2020-11-22 09:00:00 2020-11-21 23:00:00 EST #> 23: Dalby 2020-11-22 09:00:00 2020-11-21 23:00:00 EST #> 24: Warwick 2020-11-22 09:00:00 2020-11-21 23:00:00 EST #> 25: Mitchell 2020-11-22 09:00:00 2020-11-21 23:00:00 EST #> 26: Roma 2020-11-22 09:00:00 2020-11-21 23:00:00 EST #> 27: St George 2020-11-22 09:00:00 2020-11-21 23:00:00 EST #> 28: Charleville 2020-11-22 09:00:00 2020-11-21 23:00:00 EST #> 29: Thargomindah Airport 2020-11-22 09:00:00 2020-11-21 23:00:00 EST #> station obs_time_local obs_time_utc time_zone #> lat lon elev bar_ht start end r tn tx twd ev tg sn #> 1: -12.6778 141.9208 18.0 18.6 1972 2020 0.0 23.2 37.5 5.9 NA NA NA #> 2: -20.6778 139.4875 340.3 341.0 1966 2020 0.0 19.1 37.5 13.4 NA NA NA #> 3: -18.3039 143.5306 301.8 302.5 2004 2020 0.0 19.5 36.5 7.5 NA NA NA #> 4: -16.8736 145.7458 2.2 2.6 1941 2020 5.6 23.4 31.5 3.3 NA NA NA #> 5: -17.1347 145.4281 594.0 NA 1965 2020 0.0 18.0 29.0 6.0 8.0 17.5 NA #> 6: -17.0704 145.4293 471.9 473.1 2000 2020 0.0 18.9 30.1 6.6 NA NA NA #> 7: -17.6053 145.9972 18.3 18.6 1920 2020 4.6 21.7 29.3 NA NA NA NA #> 8: -19.2483 146.7661 4.3 4.6 1940 2020 0.0 22.9 32.5 7.8 NA NA NA #> 9: -19.6169 147.3758 17.0 NA 1951 2020 0.0 20.4 31.5 NA NA NA NA #> 10: -21.1172 149.2169 30.3 30.3 1959 2020 0.2 23.1 29.7 7.4 NA NA NA #> 11: -24.8819 146.2564 395.1 397.4 1877 2020 0.0 20.6 36.2 7.8 10.6 19.0 NA #> 12: -23.5694 148.1756 189.4 190.1 1981 2020 0.0 19.5 35.8 7.5 NA NA NA #> 13: -23.4397 144.2828 192.2 192.5 1949 2020 0.0 23.9 36.9 10.4 NA NA NA #> 14: -22.9117 139.9039 161.8 158.3 1886 2020 0.0 25.9 NA 12.6 17.8 NA NA #> 15: -25.8975 139.3472 46.6 47.0 2000 2020 0.0 23.7 42.4 18.1 NA NA NA #> 16: -23.3753 150.4775 10.4 15.1 1939 2020 0.0 21.2 32.0 8.3 NA NA NA #> 17: -24.4935 150.5709 193.1 193.8 1929 2020 0.0 14.1 34.9 7.9 NA NA NA #> 18: -24.9069 152.3230 30.8 31.5 1942 2020 0.0 18.5 30.8 7.3 NA NA NA #> 19: -27.5436 152.3375 89.0 NA 1897 2020 0.0 14.1 34.9 NA NA NA NA #> 20: -27.3917 153.1292 4.5 9.5 1992 2020 0.0 18.4 28.3 6.8 NA NA 12.8 #> 21: -27.6839 153.1947 14.0 NA 1992 2020 0.0 16.9 30.0 6.5 NA NA NA #> 22: -27.4034 151.7413 405.7 407.1 1970 2020 0.0 14.1 33.7 7.6 NA NA NA #> 23: -27.1605 151.2634 343.9 344.4 1992 2020 0.0 13.9 36.0 9.0 NA NA NA #> 24: -28.2061 152.1003 475.4 475.8 1994 2020 0.0 13.8 34.7 7.7 NA NA NA #> 25: -26.4888 147.9777 336.5 338.0 1884 2020 0.0 17.6 36.8 9.9 NA 17.2 NA #> 26: -26.5477 148.7710 307.4 307.8 1985 2020 0.0 20.4 37.0 10.3 NA NA NA #> 27: -28.0489 148.5942 198.5 199.1 1997 2020 0.0 23.3 38.2 11.4 NA NA NA #> 28: -26.4139 146.2558 301.6 303.3 1942 2020 0.0 23.0 38.3 11.8 NA NA NA #> 29: -27.9867 143.8150 130.9 131.4 1999 2020 0.0 26.6 40.8 18.5 NA NA NA #> lat lon elev bar_ht start end r tn tx twd ev tg sn #> solr t5 t10 t20 t50 t1m wr #> 1: 24.7 NA NA NA NA NA NA #> 2: 30.0 NA NA NA NA NA NA #> 3: 29.4 NA NA NA NA NA NA #> 4: 15.5 NA NA NA NA NA NA #> 5: 23.1 NA 27.0 29.0 NA NA 239 #> 6: 22.1 32.0 NA 30.1 NA 31.2 295 #> 7: 18.6 26.9 27.1 27.9 28.2 NA NA #> 8: 29.4 NA NA NA NA NA NA #> 9: 28.6 33.9 31.0 31.1 31.9 31.0 264 #> 10: 27.9 NA NA NA NA NA NA #> 11: 30.3 NA NA NA NA NA NA #> 12: 29.1 35.7 31.7 31.1 31.6 NA NA #> 13: 30.4 NA 30.9 31.1 30.7 29.2 NA #> 14: 30.2 NA NA NA NA NA NA #> 15: 28.8 NA NA NA NA NA NA #> 16: 29.9 NA NA NA NA NA NA #> 17: 30.0 NA NA NA NA NA NA #> 18: 29.1 27.3 27.4 28.0 28.5 27.9 279 #> 19: 30.4 44.2 27.7 27.5 26.8 NA 151 #> 20: 30.2 29.0 27.0 27.0 27.0 25.0 189 #> 21: 30.2 NA NA NA NA NA NA #> 22: 29.9 NA NA NA NA NA NA #> 23: 29.2 32.4 NA 27.3 NA 24.2 213 #> 24: 30.3 28.7 26.6 26.6 25.8 23.8 98 #> 25: 30.2 NA NA NA NA NA NA #> 26: 30.3 33.8 25.7 24.1 26.7 11.1 294 #> 27: 28.5 37.3 32.5 31.6 31.4 29.2 NA #> 28: 29.4 NA NA NA NA NA NA #> 29: 28.4 NA NA NA NA NA NA #> solr t5 t10 t20 t50 t1m wr
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