- geocat.comp.meteorology._xheat_index(temperature, relative_humidity, alternate_coeffs=False)¶
Compute the ‘heat index’ as calculated by the National Weather Service.
Internal function for heat_index for dask
xarray.DataArray) – temperature(s) in Fahrenheit
xarray.DataArray) – relative humidity as a percentage. Must be the same shape as temperature
bool, Optional) – flag to use alternate set of coefficients appropriate for temperatures from 70F to 115F and humidities between 0% and 80%