Provides a high-level interface to the ECWMF ECCODES C library for reading GRIB files. There are limited capabilities for writing GRIB files (you can modify the contents of an existing file, but you can't create one from scratch). See the online docs for example usage.
The easiest way to get everything installed is to use pip:
pip install pygrib
You can also use conda:
conda install -c conda-forge pygrib
Alternately, clone the github repo and run
python setup.py install (after setting
$ECCODES_DIR is the path to the directory containing
ECCODES_DIR is not specified, a few common locations
$CONDA_PREFIX,/usr,/usr/local,/opt/local will be searched.
For full installation instructions and API documentation, see https://jswhit.github.io/pygrib.
Sample iPython notebooks illustrating pygrib usage: