Visualizing forecast

Forecasting is the process of trying to predict what might happen in the future based on historical data and trends.

In this recipe, we will use Tableau's forecasting feature to forecast upcoming floods using flood data from 1985 to 2014:

Visualizing forecast

Getting ready

To follow this recipe, open B05527_06 – STARTER.twbx. Use the worksheet called Forecasting and connect to the MasterTable (FlooddataMasterListrev) data source:

Getting ready

How to do it...

Here are the steps to create the view in this recipe:

  1. From Dimensions, right-click and drag the Began field to ...

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