Heatmaps are used to visualize the density of points on a map.

Heatmaps visualizations are defined using “type”: “heatmap” and, allow the following properties to be set:

Field nameDescription


An array of colors that will be used in the heatmap. From less density to more.


Controls the size of each point.


Controls the intensity of a heightmap.

This is an example of a heatmap visualization

defined with the following visualization

  "version": "2.3",
  "type": "heatmap",
  "config": {},
  "legend": {"displayName": {"0": "Low", "1": "High"}},
  "paint": {"color": "@purpYlPink", "size": 10, "intensity": 0.2}

Heatmaps do not support labels.

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