Highcharts Polar 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 a polar chart using highcharts library with examples.

Highcharts Polar Chart Example

Following is the example of creating a polar chart by setting the required chart properties using highcharts library.

 

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<html>

<head>

    <title>Highcharts Polar 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 src="https://code.highcharts.com/modules/export-data.js"></script>

    <script type="text/javascript">

        $(function() {

            Highcharts.chart('container', {

                chart: {

                    polar: true

                },

                title: {

                    text: 'Highcharts Polar Chart'

                },

                subtitle: {

                    text: 'Also known as Radar Chart'

                },

                pane: {

                    startAngle: 0,

                    endAngle: 360

                },

                xAxis: {

                    tickInterval: 45,

                    min: 0,

                    max: 360,

                    labels: {

                        format: '{value}°'

                    }

                },

                yAxis: {

                    min: 0

                },

                plotOptions: {

                    series: {

                        pointStart: 0,

                        pointInterval: 45

                    },

                    column: {

                        pointPadding: 0,

                        groupPadding: 0

                    }

                },

                series: [{

                    type: 'column',

                    name: 'Column',

                    data: [8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1],

                    pointPlacement: 'between'

                }, {

                    type: 'line',

                    name: 'Line',

                    data: [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8]

                }, {

                    type: 'area',

                    name: 'Area',

                    data: [1, 8, 2, 7, 3, 6, 4, 5]

                }]

            });

        });

    </script>

</head>

<body>

    <div id="container" style="min-width: 310px; max-width: 400px; height: 400px; margin: 0 auto"></div>

</body>

</html>

If you observe the above example, we created a polar chart using highcharts library with required properties.

 

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

 

Highcharts polar chart example result

 

This is how we can create a polar chart using highcharts library with required properties.

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