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::

Second, select specific chart options::

Select Station:
Which Metric to Summarize
Month Limiter
Image Resolution (DPI)
Select Output Format

Plot Description:

Based on available hourly observation reports by METAR stations, this application presents the top 10 events for a given metric of your choice. Please note that this application often reveals bad data stored within the database. Please do contact us when you see suspicious reports and we'll clean up the database.

Based on a sampling of recent timings for this application, plot generation time has averaged 4 seconds. Hold on for the plot is generating now!

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