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 variable to plot:
Year to Highlight
Image Resolution (DPI)
Select Output Format:

Plot Description:

This chart presents daily timeseries of soil temperature or moisture. The dataset contains merged information from the legacy Iowa State Ag Climate Network and present-day Iowa State Soil Moisture Network. Each year's data is represented by individual blue lines, with the year to highlight in red and the overall average in black.

Based on a sampling of recent timings for this application, plot generation time has averaged 2 seconds. Hold on for the plot is generating now!

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