Add Australian Feels Like

@corrineb any chance you could implement the BOM Australia’s feels like formula for us Australians?

AT = Ta + 0.33•ρ − 0.70•ws − 4.00

and

ρ = rh • 6.105 • e(17.27*Ta/(237.7+Ta))

where:

  • AT is the Apparent Temperature in oC;
  • Ta is the Dry bulb Temperature in oC;
  • ρ is the water vapor pressure (hPa);
  • ws is the wind speed (m/s) at 10 meter above the ground;
  • rh is the Relative Humidity (%).

Reference here: http://www.bom.gov.au/info/thermal_stress/#atapproximation and there’s a simple calculator here: https://www.vcalc.com/wiki/rklarsen/Australian+Apparent+Temperature+(AT)

@GaryFunk I actually found another post which is the same… Steadman Apparent Temperature (Australian Apparent Temperature)

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Ok I have written a php script that gets the Australian Feels Like temperature for those who get coding…

$Ta = Dry bulb temperature (°C)
$rh = Relative Humidity [%]
$ws_kmh = Wind speed (km/h)

<?php
function getAUApparentTemp ($Ta,$rh,$ws_kmh)
{
	$e = $rh / 100 * 6.105 * exp ( 17.27 * $Ta / ( 237.7 + $Ta ) );
	$ws = $ws_kmh/3.6;
	$AT = $Ta + 0.33*$e - 0.70*$ws - 4.00;
	return round($AT,1);
}
?>
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