Date in local format

Hi.

I’ve got a couple of graph panels which go over the past week and the past month, showing values on the Y axis and the date on the X axis.

However, the date is shown as mm/dd, which I know some people think makes sense, but it doesn’t to my users (in Europe) - they expect 5/10 to mean the 5th of October, and 5/13 is just silly.

So, how to do I tell Grafana that we want local date representation on the X axis of graphs?

I can’t possibly be the first person to run into this problem…

Thanks,

Antony.

1 Like

Hi.

I’ve got a couple of graph panels which go over the past week and the past
month, showing values on the Y axis and the date on the X axis.

However, the date is shown as mm/dd, which I know some people think makes
sense, but it doesn’t to my users (in Europe) - they expect 5/10 to mean
the 5th of October, and 5/13 is just silly.

So, how to do I tell Grafana that we want local date representation on the
X axis of graphs?

Can anyone help with this?

I’d find it hard to believe that the date format is hard-coded in an
application like this.

Even if it’s not a GUI setting, it must be in a config file somewhere?

Searching in grafana.ini for “date” or “format” doesn’t give me anything
helpful :frowning:

I would like to know how to change this too. I would have expected it to use the locale of the browser (or even the server), which apparently it doesn’t.

This plugin has the option to create a custom format

Excellent, thanks. I will give it a go.

This Plugin insn’t working i there an other way?
lg

Please make this happen, in the US they also write MM/DD/YYYY. For european this makes no sense at all. I’m wondering why the are not writing the time with 30/11 for half past 11, or 11:30 (don’t forget to use pm and am!).

3 Likes