How to plot time series graph in Google Sheets ( Quick & Easy Guide )

In this tutorial, we will learn How to plot time series graph in Google Sheets

To plot time series graph in Google Sheets , Select the data on your spreadsheet, Go to Insert menu->Chart, and Select the required Chart from Suggested Charts

Let’s go through the steps in detail.

How to plot time series graph in Google Sheets: Step by Step Guide

Enclosed are the steps to plot time series graph in Google Sheets

Step 1: Open Google Sheets

Step 2: Prepare your dataset for which you want to plot time series graph

In the below example we have date and value in Column A and Column B for which we want to plot time-series graph

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We will create LineAreaScatter, and Time Line charts for the following data

Step 3: Select the data set

Now Select the dataset, Click on A2 and then press CTRL+A which will select all the entries in your spreadsheet.

Step 4: Now Click on the Insert menu and Select Chart

Insert->Chart

How to plot time series graph in Google Sheets

Step 5: Select the required Charts

Once you click on Chart, Chart Editor window will pop up.

Line Chart is selected by default.

You can select the required charts such as AreaScatter, and Time Line  and specify a title

To insert other Chart types click on the down arrow in front of Line Chart Chart under Chart type to get Suggested Chart options.

Now Scroll down to find the required Chart types

After Selecting and adjusting the Chart Size the final output will be as shown below.

How to plot time series graph in Google Sheets

If you are selecting a bar chart it will consider data under the Date column as string and return a sequential value.

In this article we have discussed How to plot time series graph in Google Sheets.We hope this tutorial will help you create a plot time series graph in Google Sheets

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