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 Climate Site:
Start year for plot
End year (inclusive) for plot
Select Variable:
Number of Days to Look:
Statistical Aggregate Function over Number of Days
Threshold Requirement:
Threshold2 (when range is selected) (inclusive value)
Image Pixel Size @100 DPI
Image Resolution (DPI) (50 to 500)
Select Output Format:

Plot Description:

This plot presents the observed frequency of some daily event happening. Leap day (Feb 29th) is excluded from the analysis. If you download the data from this application, a placeholder date during the year 2001 is used.

You can specify a given number of forward days to look for the given threshold to happen. Please be sure to review the aggregate function that you want used over this period of days.

Based on a sampling of recent timings for this application, plot generation time has averaged 3 seconds. Hold on for the plot is generating now!

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IEM Daily Features using this plot

The IEM Daily Features found on this website often utilize plots found on this application. Here is a listing of features referencing this plot type.