Use the trends view to track changes in your sleep, readiness, activity, and stress metrics.
What Are Trends?
The trends screens display information about your scores and contributors in easy-to-visualize charts and graphs. Viewing your Oura Ring data in the long term is a quick way to see if you are moving toward your personal goals, and to track which variables may be having an impact on your overall health. Tap any of the displayed trends to view in-depth details.
Each graph—except for body temperature—provides daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly views. (Year view is currently only available on iOS.)
The large value at the top of the screen is the most current data for that particular metric, and matches the data displayed in your Readiness, Sleep, or Activity tabs. In the above screenshot, it is the highest HRV from the previous night.
The smaller value on the far left of the graph, and the bright dotted line in the middle of the graph, represent the average of this displayed metric for the past 90 days.
The large value at the top of the screen is the average for the current week. The smaller value to the left of the graph is the average of all the weekly averages since the beginning of your data.
The large value at the top of the screen is the average for the current month. The smaller value to the left of the graph is the average of all the monthly averages since the beginning of your data.
The large value at the top of the screen is the average for the current year. The smaller value to the left of the graph is the average of all the yearly averages since the beginning of your data. (Year view is currently only available on iOS.)
Sleep Regularity in Trends
Sleep regularity is a Readiness Score contributor that measures how consistent your bedtime and wake-up times have been. In the Trends section of your Oura App, you can find data visualizations of your sleep regularity patterns by day, week, month, or year.
Below the sleep regularity trend chart is a graph of your sleep timing, which shows your time in bed, time asleep, and any awake time interruptions during the night.
The sleep timing chart represents the consistency of your sleep as vertical bars. The time you went to bed is at the top of the graph, with wake time at the bottom. Time in bed is visualized with a faint, dark blue bar. Time asleep is visualized with a solid, bright blue bar. Any interruptions to your sleep during the night appear as gaps in the bar.
Scroll left and right to see more data. The y-axis of the chart is fixed to your median sleep time plus two hours. Any data outside that time, such as a very early bed time or very late wake up time, cuts off at the upper or lower edges of the graph.
Weekly, monthly, and yearly views of your sleep regularity trends display averages of your sleep timing for those time periods.
Body temperature graph
Oura displays changes in your skin temperature as fluctuations (+/-) from your personal baseline. The closer the reading is to 0.0, the closer your current skin temperature is to your long-term average.
The Daily view of the Body temperature graph displays the same value you see in your Readiness tab—this value is the average of your skin temperature readings taken throughout the previous night.
Each date in the Trend view displays a weighted average of how your body temperature varies from your baseline based on a three-day window. Days closer to the current date will have more of an impact on your readings.
For more information on body temperature readings, check out An Introduction to Body Temperature.
How to Use Trends
In the Oura App
- Select the menu in the upper left-hand corner of the Home tab
- Tap Trends
- At the top of the screen you'll find three featured trends, with a full list of Sleep, Readiness, Activity, and Stress metrics listed at the bottom
- Tap any of these elements to view their trend graphs
The featured trends are curated by Oura's science team according to what is most relevant to the goal and focus area you selected during the Oura App onboarding process. These trends are also displayed in the app's Home tab so that they're always readily accessible.
You can change your focus area at any time, and your corresponding trends will update immediately: select the above the trends in the Home tab > scroll down > select " Edit My profile."
Select the menu in the upper left-hand corner of the Home tab > select " My profile" > select "My current goal."
Through Oura on the Web
Oura on the Web is a powerful tool for tracking differences and changes in your data because it offers the ability to overlay and compare two different metrics in the same graph.
- Select " Trends"
- Choose a date range by either using the dropdowns at the top of the screen or by clicking and dragging on the displayed timeline
- Choose a period—Daily, Weekly, or Monthly—from the dropdown menu
- Select which Oura metrics you'd like to view and compare, by using the dropdowns located in the upper left and upper right of each graph
Oura on the Web will display a correlation value (r) for the two data points you've selected. Click on the correlation pop-up for more granular data on your trends. You can also read our article to learn more about using Oura on the Web.
Use tags in trends
Although tags are not available in Oura on the Web, you can add and view tags directly from the trends screen within the Oura App. This will show correlations between behaviors or daily actions and Sleep, Readiness, or Activity trends. Read our article on how to use tags for more information.
Things to Keep in Mind
- Each trend is compared to your individual baseline. Oura calculates and adjusts your baseline over time based on your data. Comparing a data point to your baseline can help you understand whether that point is unusual or close to what is typical for you
- You can change your goal at any time, and your corresponding trends will update
- If you’re in rest mode, your main goal is recovery, so you will see trends for contributors related to getting well