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::

Plot Sector:
Which Variable to Plot:
Available Growing Degree Day bases (F)
Start Date: (YYYY/mm/dd)
Overlay Drought Monitor
End Date (inclusive): (YYYY/mm/dd)
Data Presentation Options
Color Ramp:   Reverse Colormap?
Label Values?
Space or comma separated IEM stations ids (ST####) to cull from the plot.
Image Resolution (DPI)
Select Output Format

Plot Description:

This application plots an analysis of station data for a period of your choice. Spatially aggregated values like those for climate districts and statewide averages are not included. For this application, climatology is based on averaged observations between 1951 till the present day.

Based on a sampling of recent timings for this application, plot generation time has averaged 12 seconds. Hold on for the plot is generating now!

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