Automated Data Plotter

This application dynamically generates many types of graphs. These graphs are derived from processing of various data sources done by the IEM. Please feel free to use these generated graphics in whatever way you wish.


First, select a chart type::

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Second, select specific chart options::

DescriptionValue
Select Station:
Enter Threshold:
Date Option:
How to split the year:
Year to Highlight in Chart:
Image Resolution (DPI)
Select Output Format

Plot Description:

This plot presents the yearly first or last date of a given high or low temperature along with the number of days that year above/below the threshold along with the cumulative distribution function for the first date! When you select a low temperature option, the season displayed in the chart and available download spreadsheet represents the start year of the winter season. Rewording, the year 2016 would represent the period of 1 July 2016 to 30 Jun 2017.

Based on a sampling of recent timings for this application, plot generation time has averaged 5 seconds. Hold on for the plot is generating now!


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