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::

Only show options that also work outside Midwest US

Second, select specific chart options::

DescriptionValue
Show Monthly or Annual Averages
Select Map Region
Select State to Plot (when appropriate)
Map Plot/Contour View Option
Which Variable to Plot
Enter threshold (where appropriate)
Period plotting option
Start Year (inclusive) of Period One:
End Year (inclusive) of Period One:
Start Year (inclusive) of Period Two:
End Year (inclusive) of Period Two:
Image Resolution (DPI)
Select Output Format

Plot Description:

This map produces an analysis yearly averages. You can either plot the difference between two period of years or simply the years between the first period. This app is meant to address the question about changes in climate or just to produce a simple plot of yearly averages over some period of years.

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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