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.


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Plot Description:

This plot looks at the bias associated with computing 24 hour precipitation totals using a given hour of the day as the delimiter. This plot will take a number of seconds to generate, so please be patient. This chart attempts to address the question of if computing 24 hour precip totals at midnight or 7 AM biases the totals. Such biases are commmon when computing this metric for high or low temperature.

Based on a sampling of recent timings for this application, plot generation time has averaged 8 seconds. Hold on for the plot is generating now!


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