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USGS Data Grapher, XY Plots

This is a data graphing utility that allows the user to build XY graphs of data from selected USGS stations and highlight certain months or years or dates. Select the station, the parameters to plot, the starting and ending dates, and the type of highlighting (if any) for the graph. Then, click the button labeled "Make Graph."

Step 1: [Optional] Choose a basin from the drop-down list.


Step 2: Choose a site from the drop-down list.


Willamette River at Portland, OR (14211720)
Parameter Begin Date Last Approved Date Last Reading
 Discharge   Apr-02-2003 11:30   Oct-31-2019 09:30   Sep-28-2020 03:30 
 Stream Velocity   Apr-02-2003 11:30   Oct-01-2018 00:30   Sep-28-2020 03:30 
 Gage Height   Oct-01-1988 00:30   Oct-31-2019 09:30   Sep-28-2020 03:30 
 Sensor Depth   Jan-21-2009 13:30   Aug-02-2015 23:30   Sep-28-2020 04:00 
 Water Temperature   Jan-21-2009 13:30   Jun-10-2020 10:00   Sep-28-2020 04:00 
 Dissolved Oxygen   Jan-21-2009 13:30   Jun-10-2020 10:00   Sep-28-2020 04:00 
 Oxygen % Saturation   Jan-21-2009 13:30   Jun-10-2020 10:00   Sep-28-2020 04:00 
 pH   Jan-21-2009 13:30   Jun-10-2020 10:00   Sep-28-2020 04:00 
 Specific Conductance   Jan-21-2009 13:30   Jun-10-2020 10:00   Sep-28-2020 04:00 
 Turbidity   Jan-21-2009 13:30   Jun-10-2020 10:00   Sep-28-2020 04:00 
 Estimated Secchi Depth   Jan-21-2009 13:30   Jun-10-2020 10:00   Sep-28-2020 04:00 
 Total Chlorophyll   Jan-21-2009 13:30   Oct-01-2011 00:30   Sep-28-2020 04:00 
 Phycocyanin   Dec-18-2012 23:00       Sep-28-2020 04:00 
 fDOM (370/460)   Dec-19-2012 00:00       Sep-28-2020 04:00 
 Nitrate   Feb-15-2013 15:00       Sep-28-2020 04:00 
 Measurements at this site are available here at 30 minute intervals.
 Some data are provisional and subject to revision.
 More data from this site may be available from NWIS-Web.

Step 3: Choose the parameters to plot.

X Parameter:
    Apply a -day running average.
Y Parameter:
    Apply a -day running average.

Step 4: Choose starting and ending dates for the data in the graph.

Begin Date: --  
End Date: --
Month-Day shortcuts:

Step 5: Choose the type of legend and data highlighting.

Begin month:   Begin day:   Begin year:
End month: End day: End year:

Step 6: Make the graph, or reset the form and try again.

Construction of the graph may take a minute or two.


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