readHurdat2

Version 1.1.1 (2.35 KB) by Joshua Port
Reads in all data for a specified storm from the NHC HURDAT2 file

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Updated 7 Jul 2022

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Reads in all data for a specified storm from the National Hurricane Center's (NHC) HURDAT2 Best Track file. See https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/data/#hurdat (link good as of 6/2022) for downloads and for information about the HURDAT2 format.
Refer to plotHurdat2, also on the File Exchange, if you would like to plot this information.

Cite As

Joshua Port (2023). readHurdat2 (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/112930-readhurdat2), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2022a
Compatible with R2020b and later releases
Platform Compatibility
Windows macOS Linux
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Version Published Release Notes
1.1.1

Updated the metadata to make it clear the function will not work on versions older than R2020b, since the extract() function was introduced in that version

1.1.0

Fixed bug causing incorrect 64 kt radii and radii of maximum wind to be returned. Removed some unnecessary type casts.

1.0.4

Missed one!

1.0.3

Removed references to a CSV to avoid confusion because the HURDAT2 file is in .txt format (despite being comma delimited)

1.0.2

Added relevant image to File Exchange page

1.0.1

Fixed typo

1.0.0