# dry_static_energy¶

metpy.calc.dry_static_energy(height, temperature)[source]

Calculate the dry static energy of parcels.

This function will calculate the dry static energy following the first two terms of equation 3.72 in [Hobbs2006].

Notes

• $$T$$ is temperature

• $$z$$ is height

Parameters
Returns

pint.Quantity – Dry static energy

Changed in version 1.0: Renamed heights parameter to height