Modifying the time range or time zone format for a graph - Amazon CloudWatch

Modifying the time range or time zone format for a graph

This section describes how you can modify the date, time, and time zone format on a CloudWatch metrics graph. It also describes how you can zoom in on a graph to apply a specific time range. For information about creating a graph, see Graphing a metric.

Setting a relative time range

New interface
To specify a relative time range for a graph
  1. Open the CloudWatch console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/cloudwatch/.

  2. In the navigation pane, choose Metrics, and then choose All metrics. In the upper right corner of the screen, you can select one of the predefined time ranges, which span from 1 hour to 1 week (1h, 3h, 12h, 1d, 3d, or 1w). Alternatively, you can choose Custom to set your own time range.

  3. Choose Custom, and then select the Relative tab in the upper left corner of the box. You can specify a time range in Minutes, Hours, Days, Weeks, Months.

  4. After you specify a time range, choose Apply.

Original interface
To specify a relative time range for a graph
  1. Open the CloudWatch console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/cloudwatch/.

  2. In the navigation pane, choose Metrics, and then choose All metrics. In the upper right corner of the screen, you can select one of the predefined time ranges, which span from 1 hour to 1 week (1h, 3h, 12h, 1d, 3d, or 1w). Alternatively, you can choose custom to set your own time range.

  3. Choose custom, and then choose Relative in the upper left corner of the box. You can specify a time range in Minutes, Hours, Days, Weeks, or Months.

Setting an absolute time range

New interface
To specify an absolute time range for a graph
  1. Open the CloudWatch console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/cloudwatch/.

  2. In the navigation pane, choose Metrics, and then choose All metrics. In the upper right corner of the screen, you can select one of the predefined time ranges, which span from 1 hour to 1 week (1h, 3h, 12h, 1d, 3d, or 1w). Alternatively, you can choose Custom to set your own time range.

  3. Choose Custom, and then select the Absolute tab in the upper left corner of the box. Use the calendar picker or text field boxes to specify a time range.

  4. After you specify a time range, choose Apply.

Original interface
To specify an absolute time range for a graph
  1. Open the CloudWatch console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/cloudwatch/.

  2. In the navigation pane, choose Metrics, and then choose All metrics. In the upper right corner of the screen, you can select one of the predefined time ranges, which span from 1 hour to 1 week (1h, 3h, 12h, 1d, 3d, or 1w). Alternatively, you can choose custom to set your own time range.

  3. Choose custom, and then choose Absolute in the upper left corner of the box. Use the calendar picker or text field boxes to specify a time range.

  4. After you specify a time range, choose Apply.

Setting the time zone format

New interface
To specify the time zone for a graph
  1. Open the CloudWatch console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/cloudwatch/.

  2. In the navigation pane, choose Metrics, and then choose All metrics. In the upper right corner of the screen, you can select one of the predefined time ranges, which span from 1 hour to 1 week (1h, 3h, 12h, 1d, 3d, or 1w). Alternatively, you can choose Custom to set your own time range.

  3. Choose Custom, and then choose the dropdown in the upper right corner of the box. You can change the time zone to UTC or Local time zone.

  4. After you make your changes, choose Apply.

Original interface
To specify the time zone for a graph
  1. Open the CloudWatch console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/cloudwatch/.

  2. In the navigation pane, choose Metrics, and then choose All metrics. In the upper right corner of the screen, you can select one of the predefined time ranges, which span from 1 hour to 1 week (1h, 3h, 12h, 1d, 3d, or 1w). Alternatively, you can choose custom to set your own time range.

  3. Choose custom, and then choose the dropdown in the upper right corner of the box. You can change the time zone to UTC or Local timezone.