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Link: https://mesonet.agron.iastate.edu/usage/

The IEM web farm set a milestone for daily web traffic on Friday 16 June 2017 with just over 855 million requests. The news item links to a webalizer report which shows a smaller total due to a small bug with how it computes 'daily' values. Much of this current surge in traffic is due to an updated Android app (MyRadar) that utilizes the IEM NEXRAD Time Map Service. Here is a listing of previous milestones set:

17 Jun 2001:         1
25 Jun 2001:      1000
19 Sep 2001:     10000
19 Mar 2004:    100000
25 May 2005:    200000
30 May 2006:    500000
29 Nov 2006:   1000000
24 Feb 2007:   2000000
17 Oct 2007:   3000000
 5 Feb 2008:   4000000
27 May 2008:   5000000
 5 Jun 2008:   8000000
15 Jul 2009:  10000000
 7 Jan 2010:  15000000
29 Jan 2010:  16000000
 9 Feb 2010:  18000000
23 Apr 2010:  19000000
24 Apr 2010:  22000000
14 May 2010:  23000000
23 Jun 2010:  28000000
23 Jul 2010:  31000000
26 Oct 2010:  34000000
 9 Jan 2011:  39000000
31 Jan 2011:  45000000
 1 Feb 2011:  64000000
26 Apr 2011:  73000000
27 Apr 2011:  78000000
28 Aug 2011:  91000000
18 Feb 2012:  98800000
29 Feb 2012: 106000000
 2 Mar 2012: 178000000
14 Apr 2012: 220000000
 9 Jul 2012: 271000000
14 Jul 2012: 279000000
15 Jul 2012: 292000000
18 Jul 2012: 321000000
19 May 2013: 372000000
20 May 2013: 389000000
21 May 2013: 469000000
20 Jul 2013: 545000000
27 Jul 2014: 579000000
13 Oct 2014: 685000000
15 Apr 2017: 696000000
16 Apr 2017: 771000000
17 Apr 2017: 783000000
 5 Jun 2017: 785000000
16 Jun 2017: 855000000

And graphically with a log y-axis.