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Change the Time Range or Format of a CloudWatch Dashboard

You can change the time range to display dashboard data over minutes, hours, days, or weeks. You can also change the time format to display dashboard data in UTC or local time.

To change the dashboard time range

  1. Open the CloudWatch console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/cloudwatch/.

  2. In the navigation pane, choose Dashboards.

  3. Choose a dashboard.

  4. Do one of the following:

    • Select one of the predefined ranges shown, which span from 1 hour to 15 months ago: 1h, 3h, 12h, 1d, 3d, or 1w.

    • Choose the custom menu and then choose Relative. Select one of the predefined ranges, which span from 5 minutes to 15 months.

    • Choose the custom menu and then choose Absolute. Use the calendar picker or the text fields to specify the time range.

To change the dashboard time format

  1. Open the CloudWatch console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/cloudwatch/.

  2. In the navigation pane, choose Dashboards.

  3. Choose a dashboard.

  4. Choose the custom menu.

  5. From the upper corner, choose UTC or Local timezone.