Thirty years of hurricanes

Posted to Statistical Visualization  |  Tags: ,  |  Nathan Yau

After their graphic for thirty years of floods, Axios follows up with thirty years of Atlantic hurricanes. Each area represents the wind speed and time of a hurricane, and color represents the category.

Chart Type Used

Area Chart

The space between the data and the baseline is filled with a color or a pattern, usually emphasizing counts or percentages for a single variable.


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