matplotlib.pyplot.suptitle(t, **kwargs)[source]

Add a centered title to the figure.


The title text.

xfloat, default 0.5

The x location of the text in figure coordinates.

yfloat, default 0.98

The y location of the text in figure coordinates.

horizontalalignment, ha{'center', 'left', right'}, default: 'center'

The horizontal alignment of the text relative to (x, y).

verticalalignment, va{'top', 'center', 'bottom', 'baseline'}, default: 'top'

The vertical alignment of the text relative to (x, y).

fontsize, sizedefault: rcParams["figure.titlesize"] (default: 'large')

The font size of the text. See Text.set_size for possible values.

fontweight, weightdefault: rcParams["figure.titleweight"] (default: 'normal')

The font weight of the text. See Text.set_weight for possible values.


The Text instance of the title.

Other Parameters:
fontpropertiesNone or dict, optional

A dict of font properties. If fontproperties is given the default values for font size and weight are taken from the FontProperties defaults. rcParams["figure.titlesize"] (default: 'large') and rcParams["figure.titleweight"] (default: 'normal') are ignored in this case.


Additional kwargs are matplotlib.text.Text properties.


>>> fig.suptitle('This is the figure title', fontsize=12)

Examples using matplotlib.pyplot.suptitle