Get BOM 0900 or 1500 weather bulletinSource:
Fetch the daily BOM 0900 or 1500 weather bulletins and return a data frame for a specified state or territory.
Australian state or territory as full name or postal code. Fuzzy string matching via
TRUE, return the 9am bulletin for the nominated state; otherwise return the 3pm bulletin.
Data frame as a
data.table object of Australian 9am
or 3pm weather observations for a state. For full details of fields and
units returned see Appendix 4, "Appendix 4 - Output from
get_weather_bulletin()" in the bomrang vignette, use
vignette("bomrang", package = "bomrang") to view.
Allowed state and territory postal codes:
Australian Capital Territory (will return NSW)
New South Wales
It is not possible to return weather bulletins for the entire country in a
single call. Rainfall figures for the 9am bulletin are generally for the
preceding 24 hours, while those for the 3pm bulletin are for the preceding 6
hours since 9am. Note that values are manually entered into the bulletins and
sometimes contain typographical errors which may lead to warnings about
"NAs introduced by coercion".
Daily observation data come from Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BOM)
website. The 3pm bulletin for Queensland is, for example,
Mark Padgham, [email protected]