Welcome to the nexradaws module documentation

This module is designed to allow you to query and download Nexrad radar files from Amazon Web Services S3 Storage. The real-time feed and full historical archive of original resolution (Level II) NEXRAD data, from June 1991 to present, is now freely available on Amazon S3 for anyone to use. More information can be found here https://aws.amazon.com/public-datasets/nexrad/.

nexradaws supports Python 2.7 and Python 3.6.

Github - https://github.com/aarande/nexradaws

PyPi - https://pypi.python.org/pypi/nexradaws

Required dependencies

  • boto3
  • pytz
  • six

Optional dependencies

  • pyart

Install with pip:

pip install nexradaws

Source Code

The source code for nexradaws is available on Github here. Tickets can also be opened here for any issues or enhancements requests.

Please feel free to submit Pull Requests for any fixes or enhancements.

New in Version 1.1

  • Bug fix for varying filename extensions over the years (.gz .V06 etc). Thanks Nick Guy for the PR!


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