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.
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Plot Description:This plot presents a time series of Aridity Index. This index computes the standardized high temperature departure subtracted by the standardized precipitation departure. For the purposes of this plot, this index is computed daily over a trailing period of days of your choice. The climatology is based on the present period of record statistics. You can optionally plot this index for two other period of days of your choice. Entering '0' will disable additional lines appearing on the plot.
You can also optionally generate this plot for the same period of days over different years of your choice. When plotted over multiple years, only "Number of Days #1' is considered. An additional year is plotted representing the best root mean squared error fit to the selected year's data.
Based on a sampling of recent timings for this application, plot generation time has averaged 11 seconds. Hold on for the plot is generating now!
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IEM Daily Features using this plot
The IEM Daily Features found on this website often utilize plots found on this application. Here is a listing of features referencing this plot type.
- 24 Aug 2022: Ames Aridity
- 20 Jul 2021: Waterloo Aridity Index
- 13 May 2021: Arridity Index Timescales
- 08 Jun 2020: Arridity Concerns
- 12 Mar 2019: Low Water Stress
- 30 Apr 2018: Increasing Water Stress
- 19 Jul 2017: 30, 60, and 90 Day Arridity
- 10 Aug 2016: Comparing Arridities
- 08 Aug 2016: Three Arridities
- 13 Jun 2016: Arridity Index