Source code for IRData.twcr.load

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# Load 20CR data from local files.

import version_2c
import version_3
import datetime

[docs]def load(variable,dtime,version=None): """Load requested data from disc, interpolating if necessary. Data must be available in directory $SCRATCH/20CR, previously retrieved by :func:`fetch`. Args: variable (:obj:`str`): Variable to fetch (e.g. 'prmsl') dtime (:obj:`datetime.datetime`): Date and time to load data for. version (:obj:`str`): 20CR version to load data from. Returns: :obj:`iris.cube.Cube`: Global field of variable at time. Note that 20CR data is only output every 6 hours (prmsl) or 3 hours, so if hour%3!=0, the result may be linearly interpolated in time. Raises: StandardError: Version number not supported, or data not on disc - see :func:`fetch` | """ if version=='2c': return version_2c.load(variable,dtime) if version in ('4.5.1','4.5.2'): return version_3.load(variable,dtime,version=version) raise StandardError('Invalid version number %s' % version)