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grib_stime2itime

Converts grib initial_time (string) to time (integer).

Prototype

load "$NCARG_ROOT/lib/ncarg/nclscripts/csm/contributed.ncl"

	function grib_stime2itime (
		stime [*] : string   
	)

	return_val [dimsizes(stime)] :  integer

Arguments

stime

An array of strings.

Return value

An integer array of the same dimensionality as stime is returned. In addition, the attributes "long_name" and "units" will be set, and the return value will be made a coordinate variable. (That is, dimension "0" will be given the same name as the variable itself.)

Description

The function grib_stime2itime converts grib initial_time (string) to time (integer). The return values will be of the form YYYYMMDDHH.

See Also

yyyymmddhh_time

Examples

No examples are currently available for this function. Check the examples for other time functions such as yyyymmddhh_time and cd_calendar.