[R] Suggestions for scatter plot of many data

David Winsemius dw|n@em|u@ @end|ng |rom comc@@t@net
Wed Jul 18 23:21:14 CEST 2018

> On Jul 18, 2018, at 1:55 PM, Rich Shepard <rshepard using appl-ecosys.com> wrote:
>  I have daily precipitation data for 58 locations from 2005-01-01 through
> 2018-06-18. Among other plots and analyses I want to apply lattice's
> xyplot() to illustrate the abundance and patterns of the data.
>  I've used a vector of colors (and a key) when there were only eight
> weather stations and the date range was three months. This was very
> effective in communicating the amounts and patterns.
>  I'm asking for ideas on how to best present these data in a scatter plot.

Monthly contour plots in a 3x4 layout or put tiny histograms of monthly rainfall atop a tilted map of your locations. See section 13.5.1 in Sarkar's "Lattice".

> Regards,
> Rich
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David Winsemius
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