# A Cycle Plot in Stata

Cycle plots will plot values over time vertically, sectioned out. For example, if you want to plot the opening value of the stockmarket for every January from 2001 to 2020, then every February from 2001 to 2020, then every March etc. you would use a cycle plot.

To make a cycle plot in Stata you will first need to download the **cycleplot** command from the SSC, which you do using the following command in Stata:

To generate this graph in Stata, use the following commands: