How to plot a histogram with Pandas using Python

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Histograms are extremely useful when you want to have a quick glance at a variable distribution.

Here is a super simple example of a histogram plot, using the Pandas library.

import pandas as pd

# We read a sample dataset from the web.
df = pd.read_csv(''\

An example of a Histogram using the Pandas library

As we can see we are using the DataFrame.plot() method and passing a kind="hist" argument.

In this example, we are plotting the sepal_length variable.

Here is the result.

How to plot a histogram with Pandas using Python

Here you are! You now know how to do a histogram plot with Pandas using Python.

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If you want to know more about how to add labels, plot different types of plots, etc... check out the other articles I wrote on the topic, just here :

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