- pvlib.iotools.read_psm3(filename, map_variables=None)[source]#
Read an NSRDB PSM3 weather file (formatted as SAM CSV). The NSRDB is described in 1 and the SAM CSV format is described in 2.
Changed in version 0.9.0: The function now returns a tuple where the first element is a dataframe and the second element is a dictionary containing metadata. Previous versions of this function had the return values switched.
data (pandas.DataFrame) – timeseries data from NREL PSM3
metadata (dict) – metadata from NREL PSM3 about the record, see