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. Reset App. The IEM Explorer application offers a simplified frontend to some of these autoplots.

First, select a chart type::

Second, select specific chart options::

Select Station:
Threshold Temperature (F)
Stretch of Hours Above Threshold
Stretch of Hours Below Threshold
Image Pixel Size @100 DPI
Image Resolution (DPI) (50 to 500)
Select Output Format:

Plot Description:

This plot uses hourly 4 inch depth soil temperature observations from the ISU Soil Moisture Network. It first plots the first period each year that the soil temperature was at or above a threshold degrees for at least X number of hours. It then plots any subsequent periods below 50 degrees for that year.

Based on a sampling of recent timings for this application, plot generation time has averaged 23 seconds. Hold on for the plot is generating now!

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