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7.0.1.2.1.1 Inspect weather data as a plot in IDV

Inspect the values as a plot in IDV

Now that you have seen that the import went fine, you will show the minimum and maximum temperature and precipitation in a plot.

The IDV Map View window reappears with a colored cross, marking the location of the loaded data.

In the Dashboard, make sure the Text Point Data - Point data layer is selected on the left-hand side, and make sure you are on the Displays tab.

A little below the Displays tab, you see 4 other tabs: Layout, Times, Plot and Filters. Go to the Plot tab. You will see an empty plot as below.

images/idv_india/PlotEmpty.jpg

By default, IDV chooses the optimum ranges by itself for each variable/field. As the Max_temp field and the Min_temp fields contain comparable values, we want to set an identical range for the axes of these fields.

images/idv_india/FieldProperties.jpg
Question:
What is the default range for the Precipitation field?

To change the default title of the plot:

Your final plot may look as follows:

images/idv_india/PlotTempsPrec.jpg

 


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