Welcome to PyTropD’s documentation!

PyTropD is a python package intended to calculate different metrics of tropical width as described in Adam et al. (2018). This package is the python equivalent to the original MATLAB ® version

This documentation will describe version 1.0.5.

Download and Install

See the Installation page for all the details. The project is located in a Github repository.


There is a step by step Tutorial intended to introduce you to many aspects of the code.

There is also a List of metrics with full details.

About PyTropD

The MATLAB ® version was originally developed by the ISSI Tropical Width Diagnostics Intercomparison Project.

The code was translated to Python by Alison Ming with help from Paul William Staten and TropD team.

Last updated: 26 June 2019