# metfor

Meteorological constants and formulas.

This library includes *newtype* types, or wrapper types, to help with using the proper units when
doing calculations, some common meteorological constants, and some functions for basic calculations.
It has thus far been developed to support libraries and an application used for displaying and
analyzing skew-t data. So you will find the functions and variables are mostly things that would
typically be used on a skew-t. Future versions may expand the intended use cases.

I investigated using some sort of dimensional analysis via types with a crate like uom or
dimensioned instead of making my own *newtype* types. However after experimentation,
I decided I did not want to make another crate part of the API since choosing to use one would force
that library on the users of this library.

I've found the optional crate to be very useful when dealing with `f64`

types in
situations where there may be missing values, so I included a feature `use_optional`

that enables
the newtypes in this crate to be used in the same manner as an `f64`

is with `optional`

.

## Examples

```
use metfor::{Kelvin, Celsius, HectoPascal, Millibar, theta};
let t1 = Kelvin(300.0);
let p1 = HectoPascal(1000.0);
let theta1 = theta(p1, t1);
let t2 = Celsius(0.0);
let p2 = Millibar(700.0);
let theta2 = theta(p2, t2);
println!("theta1 = {:?} and theta2 = {:?}", theta1, theta2);
```