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 attempts to show the impact of cloudiness on temperatures. The plot shows a simple difference between the average temperature during cloudy/mostly cloudy conditions and the average temperature by hour and by week of the year. The input data for this chart is limited to post 1973 as cloud cover data since then is more reliable/comparable.

Based on a sampling of recent timings for this application, plot generation time has averaged 17 seconds. Hold on for the plot is generating now!


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