pvlib.iotools.read_midc_raw_data_from_nrel(site, start, end, variable_map={}, timeout=30)[source]#

Request and read MIDC data directly from the raw data api.

  • site (string) – The MIDC station id.

  • start (datetime-like) – Start date for requested data.

  • end (datetime-like) – End date for requested data.

  • variable_map (dict) – A dictionary mapping MIDC field names to pvlib names. Used to rename columns of the resulting DataFrame. See Notes of pvlib.iotools.read_midc() for example.

  • timeout (float, default 30) – Number of seconds to wait to connect/read from the API before failing.


data – Dataframe with DatetimeIndex localized to the station location.

  • requests.HTTPError – For any error in retrieving the CSV file from the MIDC API

  • requests.Timeout – If data is not received in within timeout seconds


Requests spanning an instrumentation change will yield an error. See the MIDC raw data api page here for more details and considerations.