Highcharts Wind Barb 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 wind barb chart using highcharts library with examples.

Highcharts Wind Barb Chart Example

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

 

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<html>

<head>

    <title>Highcharts Wind Barb 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/modules/windbarb.js"></script>

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

    <script type="text/javascript">

        $(function() {

            Highcharts.chart('container', {

                title: {

                    text: 'Highcharts Wind Barbs'

                },

                xAxis: {

                    type: 'datetime',

                    offset: 40

                },

                plotOptions: {

                    series: {

                        pointStart: Date.UTC(2017, 0, 29),

                        pointInterval: 36e5

                    }

                },

                series: [{

                    type: 'windbarb',

                    data: [

                        [9.8, 177.9],

                        [10.1, 177.2],

                        [11.3, 179.7],

                        [10.9, 175.5],

                        [9.3, 159.9],

                        [8.8, 159.6],

                        [7.8, 162.6],

                        [5.6, 186.2],

                        [6.8, 146.0],

                        [6.4, 139.9],

                        [3.1, 180.2],

                        [4.3, 177.6],

                        [5.3, 191.8],

                        [6.3, 173.1],

                        [7.7, 140.2],

                        [8.5, 136.1],

                        [9.4, 142.9],

                        [10.0, 140.4],

                        [5.3, 142.1],

                        [3.8, 141.0],

                        [3.3, 116.5],

                        [1.5, 327.5],

                        [0.1, 1.1],

                        [1.2, 11.1]

                    ],

                    name: 'Wind',

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

                    showInLegend: false,

                    tooltip: {

                        valueSuffix: ' m/s'

                    }

                }, {

                    type: 'area',

                    keys: ['y', 'rotation'], // rotation is not used here

                    data: [

                        [9.8, 177.9],

                        [10.1, 177.2],

                        [11.3, 179.7],

                        [10.9, 175.5],

                        [9.3, 159.9],

                        [8.8, 159.6],

                        [7.8, 162.6],

                        [5.6, 186.2],

                        [6.8, 146.0],

                        [6.4, 139.9],

                        [3.1, 180.2],

                        [4.3, 177.6],

                        [5.3, 191.8],

                        [6.3, 173.1],

                        [7.7, 140.2],

                        [8.5, 136.1],

                        [9.4, 142.9],

                        [10.0, 140.4],

                        [5.3, 142.1],

                        [3.8, 141.0],

                        [3.3, 116.5],

                        [1.5, 327.5],

                        [0.1, 1.1],

                        [1.2, 11.1]

                    ],

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

                    fillColor: {

                        linearGradient: {

                            x1: 0,

                            x2: 0,

                            y1: 0,

                            y2: 1

                        },

                        stops: [

                            [0, Highcharts.getOptions().colors[0]],

                            [

                                1,

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

                                .setOpacity(0.25).get()

                            ]

                        ]

                    },

                    name: 'Wind speed',

                    tooltip: {

                        valueSuffix: ' m/s'

                    },

                    states: {

                        inactive: {

                            opacity: 1

                        }

                    }

                }]

            });

        });

    </script>

</head>

<body>

    <div id="container"></div>

</body>

</html>

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

 

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

 

Highcharts wind barb chart example result

 

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

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