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.


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This chart summarizes Flight Category by hour and day of a given month. In the case of multiple observations for a given hour, the worst category is plotted.
codeLabelDescription
UnknownUnknownNo report or missing visibility for that hour
VFRVisual Flight Rules Ceiling > 3000' AGL and visibility > 5 statutes miles (green)
MVFRMarginal Visual Flight Rules 1000-3000' ceilings and/or 3-5 statute miles, inclusive (blue)
IFRInstrument Fight Rules 500 - < 1000' ceilings and/or 1 to < 3 statute miles (red)
LIFRLow Instrument Flight Rules < 500' AGL ceilings and/or < 1 mile (magenta)

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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