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::

Select Sector:
Select Source:
Plot Precipitation As:
Overlay Drought Monitor
Select Plot Type:
Start Date: (YYYY/mm/dd)
End Date: (YYYY/mm/dd)
Image Resolution (DPI)
Select Output Format

Plot Description:

This application allows the plotting of precipitation estimates from either MRMS or PRISM. Please note that the start and end dates are inclusive. There is a three day delay for the arrival of the PRISM data. The PRISM data is credit: PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, created 4 Feb 2004.

Based on a sampling of recent timings for this application, plot generation time has averaged 17 seconds. Hold on for the plot is generating now!

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