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Metviews has the Average Data data icon (in Python can be invoked via mv.mxs_average()) that can compute a zonal (or meridional) average cross section for GRIB data. However, if our input data contains multiple dates/steps a separate cross section is generated for each date/step. Now, if we want to generate the average cross section for the temporal average of the input data we have to do the temporal averaging by ourselves before passing the data to mv.mxs_average(). This is how it can be done:

import metview as mv
 
# read GRIB data containing pressure levels and several dates/steps
f = mv.read("my.grib")
 
# define the set of levels
levels = [1000, 925, 850, 700, 500]
 
# compute the mean on each level and add it to the resulting fieldset (=res)
res = mv.Fieldset()
for lev in levels:
    g = mv.read(data=f, levelist=lev, levtype="pl")
    res.append(mv.mean(g))

# res now contains the temporal average on each level. We compute the 
# zonal average vertical cross section with mxs_average().
av = mv.mxs_average(
    direction="ew",
	data=res
)

# plot the resulting average cross section
mv.plot(av)