Description and Overview

netCDF4-python is an object-oriented python interface to the NetCDF C library.

Loading netCDF4-python on Cori

module load python/2.7-anaconda

Using netCDF4-python in applications

from netCDF4 import Dataset
fx = Dataset("mydir/", "w", format = "NETCDF4")
Note that netCDF4-python supports various classic netcdf versions also, e.g., netcdf3, netcdf3-classic, please make sure the format is consistent when you read and write the data.