- geocat.comp.meteorology._heat_index(temperature, relative_humidity, alternate_coeffs=False)¶
Compute the ‘heat index’ as calculated by the National Weather Service.
Internal function for heat_index
numpy.ndarray) – temperature(s) in Fahrenheit
bool, Optional) – flag to use alternate set of coefficients appropriate for temperatures from 70F to 115F and humidities between 0% and 80%
heatindex – Calculated heat index. Same shape as temperature
- Return type