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How to add moving average line in an Excel chart?

We have talked about calculating moving average for a list of data in Excel, but do you know how to add moving average line in an Excel chart? Actually, Excel chart provides a tremendously easy feature to achieve it.

Add moving average line in an Excel chart

Add moving average line in an Excel chart

For example, you have created a column chart in Excel as below screenshot shown. You can add a moving average line in the column chart easily as follows:

Click the column chart to activate the Chart Tools, and then click Design > Add Chart Element > Trendline > Moving Average. See screenshot:

Note: If you are using Excel 2010 or earlier versions, please click the chart to activate the Chart Tools, and then click Layout > Trendline > Two Period Moving Average.

Now the moving average line is added in the column chart immediately. See screenshot:

Note: If you want to change the period of the moving average line, please double click the moving average line in the chart to display the Format Trendline pane, click the Trendline Options icon, and then change the period as you need. See screenshot:

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