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mipylib.dataset.midata.addfile(fname, access='r', dtype='netcdf')

Opens a data file that is written in a supported file format.

Parameters:
  • fname – (string) The full or relative path of the data file to load.
  • access – (string) The access right setting to the data file. Default is r.
  • dtype – (string) The data type of the data file. Default is netcdf.
Returns:

(DimDataFile) Opened file object.

Examples

>>> f = addfile('D:/Temp/GrADS/model.ctl')
>>> f
File Name: D:/Temp/GrADS/model.ctl
Dimensions: 5
    X = 72;
    Y = 46;
    Z = 7;
    T = 5;
    Z_5 = 5;
X Dimension: Xmin = 0.0; Xmax = 355.0; Xsize = 72; Xdelta = 5.0
Y Dimension: Ymin = -90.0; Ymax = 90.0; Ysize = 46; Ydelta = 4.0
Global Attributes:
    : data_format = "GrADS binary"
    : fill_value = -2.56E33
    : title = "5 Days of Sample Model Output"
Variations: 8
    float PS(T,Y,X);
        PS: description = "Surface"
    float U(T,Z,Y,X);
        U: description = "U"
    float V(T,Z,Y,X);
        V: description = "V"
    float Z(T,Z,Y,X);
        Z: description = "Geopotential"
    float T(T,Z,Y,X);
        T: description = "Temperature"
    float Q(T,Z_5,Y,X);
        Q: description = "Specific"
    float TS(T,Y,X);
        TS: description = "Surface"
    float P(T,Y,X);
        P: description = "Precipitation"