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iris.symbols#

Contains symbol definitions for use with iris.plot.symbols().

iris.symbols.CLOUD_COVER = {0: <matplotlib.patches.PathPatch object>, 1: <matplotlib.patches.PathPatch object>, 2: <matplotlib.patches.PathPatch object>, 3: <matplotlib.patches.PathPatch object>, 4: <matplotlib.patches.PathPatch object>, 5: <matplotlib.patches.PathPatch object>, 6: <matplotlib.patches.PathPatch object>, 7: <matplotlib.patches.PathPatch object>, 8: <matplotlib.patches.PathPatch object>, 9: <matplotlib.patches.PathPatch object>}#

A dictionary mapping WMO cloud cover codes to their corresponding symbol.

See https://www.wmo.int/pages/prog/www/DPFS/documents/485_Vol_I_en_colour.pdf Part II, Appendix II.4, Graphical Representation of Data, Analyses and Forecasts