contourf(X, Y, Z)

See contourf.

contourf
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt
import numpy as np

plt.style.use('_mpl-gallery-nogrid')

# make data
X, Y = np.meshgrid(np.linspace(-3, 3, 256), np.linspace(-3, 3, 256))
Z = (1 - X/2 + X**5 + Y**3) * np.exp(-X**2 - Y**2)
levels = np.linspace(Z.min(), Z.max(), 7)

# plot
fig, ax = plt.subplots()

ax.contourf(X, Y, Z, levels=levels)

plt.show()

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