checkDataAvailabilityForDateRange

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Quick Check to see if WeatherUnderground has Weather Data for given station for a range of dates

Before we attempt to fetch the data for a big time interval of dates, this function is useful to see if the data even exists. @details This functions checks for just the first and the last date in the interval, not the days in between

Usage
checkDataAvailabilityForDateRange(station_id, start_date, end_date,
  station_type = "airportCode")
Arguments
station_id

is a valid 3-letter airport code or a valid Weather Station ID

start_date

is a valid string representing a date in the past (YYYY-MM-DD, all numeric)

end_date

is a a valid string representing a date in the past (YYYY-MM-DD, all numeric) and is greater than start_date

station_type

is either airportCode or id

Value

1 if the Station did have weather records, 0 if nothing was found

Aliases
  • checkDataAvailabilityForDateRange
Examples

data_okay <- checkDataAvailabilityForDateRange("BOS", 
                                               "2011-01-01", 
                                               "2011-03-31")

Documentation reproduced from package weatherData, version 0.5.0, License: GPL

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