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::

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Second, select specific chart options::

DescriptionValue
Which parameter:
Start Date: (YYYY/mm/dd)
Select Map Extent
Select WFO: (used when plotting wfo)
Select State: (used when plotting state)
Image Resolution (DPI)
Select Output Format

Plot Description:

This plot presents the current streak of days with a high or low temperature above or at/below the daily average temperature. You can also plot the number of days since last measurable precipitation event (trace events are counted as dry). This plot is based off of NWS CLI sites.

Based on a sampling of recent timings for this application, plot generation time has averaged 7 seconds. Hold on for the plot is generating now!


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