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Highcharts Cookbook by Nicholas Terwoord

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Displaying percentiles with area range graphs

Percentile data is interesting because it provides an insight into the distribution of the data. Different percentile can provide us with a greater picture than just the average. Take historical weather data for instance; a single day may be cold compared to the average of the temperature of various days but still within the 25th percentile (that is, it is still relatively common). This recipe will look at how we can use layered area range graphs to explain percentile data better.

Getting ready

To set up a basic page and installing jQuery and Highcharts, refer to the Getting ready section of the Creating your first chart recipe in Chapter 1, Getting Started with Highcharts.

We will also need to add some ...

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