[R] reading text files directly into program from net

Rui Barradas ru|pb@rr@d@@ @end|ng |rom @@po@pt
Sun Sep 25 22:07:47 CEST 2022



Às 09:53 de 25/09/2022, Nick Wray escreveu:
> Hello   I am working with daily rainfall data for the UK from 1915 onwards
> from the Met Office.  The data is on this site:
> https://data.ceda.ac.uk/badc/ukmo-midas-open/data/uk-daily-rain-obs/dataset-version-201901
> There are many files for the different counties.  For example there are
> seven station files for Berwickshire in this site:
> https://data.ceda.ac.uk/badc/ukmo-midas-open/data/uk-daily-rain-obs/dataset-version-201901/berwickshire
> The first station in this dataset
>   has the name  00265_mertoun
> <https://data.ceda.ac.uk/badc/ukmo-midas-open/data/uk-daily-rain-obs/dataset-version-201901/berwickshire/00265_mertoun>
> which
> is a code and location name, again for example, and inside is a text file

The file is a csv file and there are also two directories

qc-version-0  empty
qc-version-1  has 10 csv files spanning the years 1961-1970

Which files do you want, these last ones?

Hope this helps,

Rui Barradas

> It's easy but time-consuming to download the files one by one - I am sure
> that it is possible to read them directly into an R program but whatever
> coding or path I try to use I get an error.  I can't find an example online
> which I can tweak to allow me to do this.
> can anyone help?  Thanks Nick Wray
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