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Trying to Find the Type of Chart I'm Looking At

  1. Feb 9, 2018 #1
    The attached Image is a for some kind of heat map of temperature with the y axis corresponding to the time of day and the x axis corresponding to the time of year. It was generated in Excel from weather data files.

    What is this type of data representation called? I've seen the same type of chart used for solar radiation as well. If you can point me to a tutorial on how to generate this type of graph, that would be :ok: too.

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  5. Feb 14, 2018 #4
    @Tom G Thanks much, really good video.

    In case you're interested, the instructor was modeling a heat map in excel and I couldn't find a chart feature which did that. Turns out he used each individual cell as a colored pixel with 24 rows and 365 columns.
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