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. Reset App. The IEM Explorer application offers a simplified frontend to some of these autoplots.

First, select a chart type::

Second, select specific chart options::

Select Station:
Which Metric
Over How Many Days?
Color Ramp:
  Reverse Colormap?
Image Pixel Size @100 DPI
Image Resolution (DPI) (max 500)
Select Output Format:

Plot Description:

This plot displays the period of consecutive days each year with the extreme criterion meet. In the case of a tie, the first period of the season is used for the analysis. For a season to count within the analysis, it must have had at least 200 days with data.

The dew point option only works for ASOS networks and does a simple arthimetic mean of dew point temperatures.

Note that the coldest and warmest feels like temperature values are averages of the daily minimum or maximum values, not an average of an average feels like temperature. This is why we can't have nice things.

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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IEM Daily Features using this plot

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