Highcharts Error Bar Chart

In the previous chapters, we learned how to setup highcharts library and how to create a chart with required configurations using highcharts library in our webpage. Now, we will learn how to create error bar chart using highcharts library with examples.

Highcharts Error Bar Chart Example

Following is the example of creating an error bar chart by setting the required chart properties using highcharts library.

 

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<html>

<head>

    <title>Highcharts Error Bar Chart</title>

    <script src="https://code.jquery.com/jquery-3.4.1.min.js"></script>

    <script src="https://code.highcharts.com/highcharts.js"></script>

    <script src="https://code.highcharts.com/highcharts-more.js"></script>

    <script src="https://code.highcharts.com/modules/exporting.js"></script>

    <script type="text/javascript">

        $(function() {

            Highcharts.chart('container', {

                chart: {

                    zoomType: 'xy'

                },

                title: {

                    text: 'Temperature vs Rainfall'

                },

                xAxis: [{

                    categories: ['Jan', 'Feb', 'Mar', 'Apr', 'May', 'Jun', 'Jul', 'Aug', 'Sep', 'Oct', 'Nov', 'Dec']

                }],

                yAxis: [{ // Primary yAxis

                    labels: {

                        format: '{value} °C',

                        style: {

                            color: Highcharts.getOptions().colors[1]

                        }

                    },

                    title: {

                        text: 'Temperature',

                        style: {

                            color: Highcharts.getOptions().colors[1]

                        }

                    }

                }, { // Secondary yAxis

                    title: {

                        text: 'Rainfall',

                        style: {

                            color: Highcharts.getOptions().colors[0]

                        }

                    },

                    labels: {

                        format: '{value} mm',

                        style: {

                            color: Highcharts.getOptions().colors[0]

                        }

                    },

                    opposite: true

                }],

 

                tooltip: {

                    shared: true

                },

 

                series: [{

                    name: 'Rainfall',

                    type: 'column',

                    yAxis: 1,

                    data: [49.9, 71.5, 106.4, 129.2, 144.0, 176.0, 135.6, 148.5, 216.4, 194.1, 95.6, 54.4],

                    tooltip: {

                        pointFormat: '<span style="font-weight: bold; color: {series.color}">{series.name}</span>: <b>{point.y:.1f} mm</b> '

                    }

                }, {

                    name: 'Rainfall error',

                    type: 'errorbar',

                    yAxis: 1,

                    data: [[48, 51], [68, 73], [92, 110], [128, 136], [140, 150], [171, 179], [135, 143], [142, 149], [204, 220], [189, 199], [95, 110], [52, 56]],

                    tooltip: {

                        pointFormat: '(error range: {point.low}-{point.high} mm)<br/>'

                    }

                }, {

                    name: 'Temperature',

                    type: 'spline',

                    data: [7.0, 6.9, 9.5, 14.5, 18.2, 21.5, 25.2, 26.5, 23.3, 18.3, 13.9, 9.6],

                    tooltip: {

                        pointFormat: '<span style="font-weight: bold; color: {series.color}">{series.name}</span>: <b>{point.y:.1f}°C</b> '

                    }

                }, {

                    name: 'Temperature error',

                    type: 'errorbar',

                    data: [[6, 8], [5.9, 7.6], [9.4, 10.4], [14.1, 15.9], [18.0, 20.1], [21.0, 24.0], [23.2, 25.3], [26.1, 27.8], [23.2, 23.9], [18.0, 21.1], [12.9, 14.0], [7.6, 10.0]],

                    tooltip: {

                        pointFormat: '(error range: {point.low}-{point.high}°C)<br/>'

                    }

                }]

            });

        });

    </script>

</head>

<body>

    <div id="container"></div>

</body>

</html>

If you observe the above example, we created an error bar chart using highcharts library with required properties.

 

When we execute the above highcharts example, we will get the result like as shown below.

 

Highcharts error bar chart example result

 

This is how we can create error bar chart using highcharts library with required properties. 

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