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
Limit plot start year (if data exists) to:
Inclusive Start Date of the Year
Inclusise End Date of the Year
Variable to Compute:
Use Threshold to Count Number of Days
Threshold (inch, F, MPH, %)
Year to Highlight in Chart:
Image Pixel Size @100 DPI
Image Resolution (DPI) (50 to 500)
Select Output Format:

Plot Description:

This plot presents statistics for a period of days each year provided your start date and number of days after that date. If your period crosses a year bounds, the plotted year represents the year of the start date of the period. Average Dew Point Temp is computed by averaging the daily max and min dew point values.

This autoplot is specific to data from automated stations, a similiar autoplot #107 exists for long term COOP data.

Updated 27 Aug 2023: The API for this autoplot was changed to use a more user friendly start and end date.

Based on a sampling of recent timings for this application, plot generation time has averaged 2 seconds. Hold on for the plot is generating now!

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