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Offline Vasco

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Standard Saratoga trends page using WD [Resolved]
« on: July 11, 2023, 04:50:14 PM »
Recent traffic about an enhanced wxtrends page inspired me to look at my standard page - probably for the first time  :-(

At first glance I cannot reconcile any of the "hot/cold days this month" with reality. . . so what am I looking at?

Highs and lows look OK.

« Last Edit: July 12, 2023, 10:25:41 AM by Vasco »
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Re: Standard Saratoga trends page
« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2023, 07:41:52 PM »
Those values are (for you) directly from Weather-Display values .. no additional processing is done with the WD-plugin.  It all comes from testtags.php processed by WD.

I suggest you have WD recalculate those to get it more consonant with the WD noaa reports.
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Re: Standard Saratoga trends page
« Reply #2 on: July 11, 2023, 07:45:39 PM »
So these WD tags do not give the right values?
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Re: Standard Saratoga trends page
« Reply #3 on: July 11, 2023, 08:25:52 PM »
The coldest / warmest tags are for the times from 6pm to 6am or 6am to 6pm.
And if my memory is correct they are "running averages" for their respective periods.
Not necessarily the average for the entire 12 hours.
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Re: Standard Saratoga trends page
« Reply #4 on: July 11, 2023, 08:31:16 PM »
Correct.

These are the tags (from the testtags.txt template)
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$mrecordhightemp = '%mrecordhightemp%';
$mrecordhightempday = '%mrecordhightempday%';
$mrecordhightempmonth = '%mrecordhightempmonth%';
$mrecordhightempyear = '%mrecordhightempyear%';

$mrecordlowtemp = '%mrecordlowtemp%';
$mrecordlowtempday = '%mrecordlowtempday%';
$mrecordlowtempmonth = '%mrecordlowtempmonth%';
$mrecordlowtempyear = '%mrecordlowtempyear%';

$mwarmestdayonrecord = '%mwarmestdayonrecord%';
$mwarmestnightonrecord = '%mwarmestnightonrecord%';

$mcoldestdayonrecord = '%mcoldestdayonrecord%';
$mcoldestnightonrecord = '%mcoldestnightonrecord%';
Check those values in testtags.php?sce=view to see the raw data.
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Re: Standard Saratoga trends page
« Reply #5 on: July 12, 2023, 09:45:55 AM »
The coldest / warmest tags are for the times from 6pm to 6am or 6am to 6pm.

Thanks, Murry. I looked up tagslist.txt and confirmed this:

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for current month to date:
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%mcoldestnightonrecord%......Coldest night on record (6pm to 6am)
%mcoldestdayonrecord%........Coldest day on record (6am to 6pm)

%mwarmestnightonrecord%......Warmest night on record (6pm to 6am)
%mwarmestdayonrecord%........Warmest day on record (6am to 6pm)

Check those values in testtags.php?sce=view to see the raw data.

Thanks, Ken. Raw data is as shown:

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$mcoldestdayonrecord = '13.6C  on: 04 Jul 2023';
$mcoldestnightonrecord = '10.8C  on: 03 Jul 2023';

$mwarmestdayonrecord = '21.0C  on: 08 Jul 2023';
$mwarmestnightonrecord = '16.9C  on: 09 Jul 2023';

Looks like I'll have to try to fit in an explanation  :-)
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Re: Standard Saratoga trends page using WD [Resolved]
« Reply #6 on: July 12, 2023, 12:28:08 PM »
Explanation added (a bit clumsily, but it works. . .)  :-)

I had to delete a couple of rain history lines because "Trends" don't work in my copy of WD: $raintodatemonthago and $raintodateyearago are always zero  :?

Also deleted all the spaces between a temp and its uom.
« Last Edit: July 13, 2023, 02:08:00 PM by Vasco »
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