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::

DescriptionValue
Select spatial domain type to plot:
Plot Sector:
NWS WFO to plot (when selected above for domain):
Which Variable to Plot:
Growing Degree Day base(F)
if you choose a sector covering more than 10 states, you are limited to values of 32, 41, 46, 48, 50, 51, 52 (long story why)
Growing Degree Day ceiling(F)
if you choose a sector covering more than 10 states, thist must be 86 (long story why)
Start Date: (YYYY/mm/dd)
Overlay Drought Monitor
End Date (inclusive): (YYYY/mm/dd)
Data Presentation Options
Color Ramp:   Reverse Colormap?
Label Values?
Which IEM Computed Climatology to Use
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 for the climatology period you pick.

View Data (as csv)   Download as Excel   Download as GeoJSON  
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