Running Mean Computation
A moving average is commonly used with time series data to smooth out short-term fluctuations and highlight longer-term trends or cycles. The threshold between short-term and long-term depends on the application, and the parameters of the moving average will be set accordingly.
Save function. This tool will export all ‘visible’ data as a raw text file to a location of your choosing.
Click on the Export to folder tab and either click on an already prepared folder or define a new one.
We had chosen precipitation and the following data was exported in text format, including the index which is handy to know the location of each station.
Go to date function. In large datasets it can be handy to be able to find a specific date in the database. This function makes this possible and thus avoids endless scrolling.
Choose the year, month (drop down menu), day and or hour and click Go to.