Cumulus 1.9.0 released

Cumulus version 1.9.0 is now available from the downloads page.

Changes from 1.8.9:

  • new webtags – timehhmmss and currentwdir
  • add cloudbase and average wind direction (compass) to realtime.txt
  • changed to ‘new’ Twitter authentication method (OAuth)
  • added latitude and longitude to tweets
  • fix date problem with monthly rain record when using 9am rollover
  • APRS and wxnow.txt: Represent 0% RH by 1% (zero means 100)
  • bug fix: don’t use entries more than once when reading FO archive data
  • use Cumulus calculated wind speed for wind chill calculation, if that option is selected
  • send wind to Wunderground with 1 dp for non-Davis stations
  • new web tag – <#newrecord> – 1 if ‘new record’ light is flashing, 0 if not
  • Write UV and Solar Rad to monthly log files
  • Make sure to send decimal degrees to Wunderground when temp goes above 100F
  • Don’t log WU and PWS Weather passwords to debug log
  • Option to have forecast updated only once per hour
  • [ER 12] Added <#LastRainTipISO> web tag – date/time of last rain gauge tip
  • Use an improved Heat Index formula which is valid below humidity of 40%
  • Log failed dayfile.txt entry to diags log and flash error light
  • Correct Degrees to DMS calculation for some cases
  • Fix Twitter timestamp bug which caused ‘401’ failures
  • Fix problem in southern hemisphere in previous Twitter fix