Amazon CloudWatch
User Guide

Modify the Statistic for a Graph

CloudWatch supports several different statistics on metrics: Average, Minimum, Maximum, Sum & Samples. For more information, see Statistics.

To modify the statistic for a graph

  1. Open the CloudWatch console at

  2. If necessary, change the region. From the navigation bar, select the region that meets your needs. For more information, see Regions and Endpoints in the Amazon Web Services General Reference.

  3. In the navigation pane, click Metrics.

  4. In the CloudWatch Metrics by Category pane, select a category to view available metrics.

  5. Select the check box for one or more metrics.

  6. Next to the graph's title, click the Statistic drop down list and then select a statistic, for example, Maximum.

    The graph updates with the new selection.

    Change a graph's statistic
  7. To save this graph and access it later, in the details pane, under Actions, click Copy URL, and then in the Copy Graph URL dialog box, select the URL and paste it into your browser.