bom-climateclass

1.4.0 • Public • Published

Bom Climate Classification

This node module provide api to get climate zone in Australia, as well as rainfall, temperature.

It basically provide same function as Climate classification maps

About climate classification maps

Installation

npm install bom-climateclass --save

Usage

const { getClimateclass } = require('bom-climateclass')

const params = {
  type: 'koppenmajor',
  lat: -42.373875,
  lon: 146.231807
}
getClimateclass(params, function (err, data) {
  console.log(data)
})

Return

Example return;

['Winter', 'winter(more than 800)']

Temperature/humidity zones

This method of classification identifies six key zones across Australia, based on a set of definitions relating to summer and winter conditions:

  • Hot humid summer
  • Warm humid summer
  • Hot dry summer, mild winter
  • Hot dry summer, cold winter
  • Warm summer, cold winter
  • Mild/warm summer, cold winter

Köppen

The six major classes are identified predominantly on native vegetation type, with the additional sub-groups taking into consideration seasonal distribution of temperature and precipitation:

  • Equatorial
  • Tropical
  • Subtropical
  • Desert
  • Grassland
  • Temperate

Seasonal rainfall

The seasonal rainfall maps use the differences between summer and winter rainfall across Australia to identify six major climate zones.

  • Summer dominant
  • Summer
  • Uniform
  • Winter
  • Winter dominant
  • Arid

Params

type

Type: 'temperature' | 'koppenmajor' | 'koppen' | 'rainfallmajor' | 'rainfall'

Required: true

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npm i bom-climateclass

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