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I want to know this:

0 am - avg. time on site  = Xmins
1 am - avg. time on site  = Xmins
2 am - avg. time on site  = Xmins
3 am - avg. time on site  = Xmins
4 am - avg. time on site  = Xmins
5 am - avg. time on site  = Xmins
...

It would be nice to have it as a barchart in Google Analytics, but since there is a maximum set to nine bars in dashboard, it doesn't seem possible.

Might be a line chart, but there is no such grouping there, right?

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You can use Google Analytics to get the bounce rate by hour for any specific day:

  1. Log into analytics
  2. Click on the date picker and choose just a single day
  3. Navigate to "Audience" -> "Overview"
  4. Click on "Hourly" to see how the bounce rate changes over the course of the day.
  5. Select "Avg. Visit Duration" from the drop down menu.

Here is a screenshot of this report for one of my websites:

Screenshot of Google Analytics Hourly Average Time on Site

Google Analytics does not have functionality to see each hour represented as an a average across many days. A single day at a time is the best you will be able to do.

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  • I was asking for time on site though. I found a way to see hourly aggregates in dashboard (I think), but I can't see all 12 hour there :)
    – hakunin
    Commented Aug 31, 2013 at 17:25
  • Sorry about that, I edit the answer to get the correct metric you were looking for. Commented Sep 30, 2013 at 14:40
  • I guess there is no way to see it in agreggate over a few months period?
    – hakunin
    Commented Oct 3, 2013 at 10:42
  • Not that I have found. Commented Oct 3, 2013 at 10:50
  • okay, this is as close as it gets, but not an answer so I am going to keep this open just in case and upvote your answer.
    – hakunin
    Commented Oct 4, 2013 at 10:09

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