Series.hist(self, by=None, ax=None, grid=True, xlabelsize=None, xrot=None, ylabelsize=None, yrot=None, figsize=None, bins=10, **kwds)[source]

Draw histogram of the input series using matplotlib.

by : object, optional

If passed, then used to form histograms for separate groups

ax : matplotlib axis object

If not passed, uses gca()

grid : bool, default True

Whether to show axis grid lines

xlabelsize : int, default None

If specified changes the x-axis label size

xrot : float, default None

rotation of x axis labels

ylabelsize : int, default None

If specified changes the y-axis label size

yrot : float, default None

rotation of y axis labels

figsize : tuple, default None

figure size in inches by default

bins : integer or sequence, default 10

Number of histogram bins to be used. If an integer is given, bins + 1 bin edges are calculated and returned. If bins is a sequence, gives bin edges, including left edge of first bin and right edge of last bin. In this case, bins is returned unmodified.

`**kwds` : keywords

To be passed to the actual plotting function


A histogram plot.

See also

Plot a histogram using matplotlib.
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