The hottest World Cup finals

With the 2014 FIFA World Cup kicking off today and the recent controversy over just how hot the weather will be for the 2022 Qatar World Cup we thought it would be a great idea to see how hot previous World Cups have been.

Plotting the average high for June in each of the World Cup final cities it's clear to see that Qatar is going to be quite an experience!


The busiest days of the week

We thought it would be interesting to see which day of the week is the busiest for chart making activity on ChartBlocks. We sampled the average number of charts created per day over the past few weeks to see if there was any one day that stood out.

Perhaps somewhat surprisingly it's Tuesday that sees the most chart building activity, tailing off until the end of the week. Interestingly Sunday is busier than you might expect, though we have ChartBlocks users all over the world which might explain that.