Demonstrate how to convert direction strings to angles.
The code below shows how to parse directional text into angles. It also demonstrates the function’s flexibility in handling various string formatting.
import metpy.calc as mpcalc
Create a test value of a directional text
SOUTH SOUTH EAST
Now throw that string into the function to calculate the corresponding angle
The function can also handle arrays of strings with different abbreviations and capitalizations
[45.0 45.0 45.0 45.0 45.0] degree
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