# dry_static_energy¶

metpy.calc.dry_static_energy(height, temperature)

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].

Parameters
Returns

pint.Quantity – Dry static energy

Notes

$\text{dry static energy} = c_{pd} T + gz$
• $$T$$ is temperature

• $$z$$ is height

Changed in version 1.0: Renamed heights parameter to height