getCurrentTemperature

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Get the latest recorded temperature for a location

Function will return the latest avialable temperature at a specified location.

Usage
getCurrentTemperature(station_id)
Arguments
station_id

is a valid Weather Station ID (example: "BUF", "ORD", "VABB" for Mumbai). Valid Weather Station "id" values: "KFLMIAMI75" or "IMOSCOWO2" You can look these up at wunderground.com. You can get station_id's for a given location by calling getStationCode()

Details

A wrapper for getDetailedWeather(), it returns the last record in the web page. Uses Sys.Date() to get current time. This function returns temperature in Farenheit or Celcius depending on the caller's location.

Value

A one row data frame containing:

  • Date and Time stamp (for when the latest temperature reading was recorded)

  • Temperature for the station in Farenheit (or Celcius)

References

For a list of valid Weather Stations, try this format http://www.wunderground.com/weatherstation/ListStations.asp?selectedCountry=United+States and replace with your country of interest

Aliases
  • getCurrentTemperature
Examples

getCurrentTemperature(station ="HNL")

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

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