Climate normals mapped over time
Every decade the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration releases climate normals to provide a baseline to compare current weather against. NOAA just released the estimates for 1991 to 2020. As you might expect, and shown in the maps above, it’s getting hotter.
Become a member. Support an independent site. Make great charts.See What You Get
Learn to Visualize Data See All →
How to Make a Dynamic Multi-population Pyramid in Excel
Create better population pyramids that allow for improved comparisons between sexes and populations.
How to Make Small Multiples in Excel
Also known as trellis charts, lattice chart, or whatever you want to call them, the technique lets you compare several categories in one view.
Annotating Charts in R
Let the data speak for itself they say. That doesn’t work a lot of the time, and when that happens, you need to explain.
Redefining Old Age
What is old? When it comes to subjects like health care and retirement, we often think of old in fixed terms. But as people live longer, it’s worth changing the definition.
Peak Non-Creepy Dating Pool
Based on the “half-your-age-plus-seven” rule, the range of people you can date expands with age. Combine that with population counts and demographics, and you can find when your non-creepy dating pool peaks.
Causes of Death
There are many ways to die. Cancer. Infection. Mental. External. This is how different groups of people died over the past 10 years, visualized by age.