Bitcoin (BTC)

Current price: $ 3,632.98

24 hours price change: $ 174.54 (5.05%)

Daily analysis of Bitcoin (BTC) - 3 months

The performance of Bitcoin regarding the price differs every day. To make the best decision to buy Bitcoin, we are analysis in this article the performance of Bitcoin on the different weekdays. The amounts for this analysis are in USD ($). The analysis is performed on the last 3 months, starting on September 9th, 2018 to December 7th, 2018.

In the barchart below, the weekdays and average performance of Bitcoin are shown side by side.

Average daily change in price of Bitcoin per weekday between 09/09/2018 and 12/07/2018.

According to the performance of Bitcoin between September 9th, 2018 and December 7th, 2018, Bitcoin performed the best on Sundays. On average, the price of Bitcoin increased 0.53% on Sunday.

The weekday on which the Bitcoin performed the worst, is Monday. On Mondays, the Bitcoin declined in value on average by -2.09%.

Bitcoin weekday performance

On an average Sunday, the Bitcoin increased 0.53%. However, since the expected deviation is 1.27%, the Bitcoin will decline in value on a Sunday quiet regularly. The expected price change of the Bitcoin on a Sunday is between -0.74% and 1.80%.

The Bitcoin declines in value on an average Monday with -2.09%. However, the uncertainty (or standard deviation) is quite large, namely 4.42%. This means that it is not possible to say whether on a regular Monday the Bitcoin will increase or decrease in value.

On Tuesdays, the Bitcoin decreases in value on average with -0.61%. On most of the Tuesdays the Bitcoin decreases in value between -2.94% and 1.72%. The uncertainty (2.33%) is higher than the average decline percentage (-0.61%). Therefore, expected range of price changes of the Bitcoin on Tuesdays is large.

Bitcoin increased in value on an average Wednesday only slightly. The average increase in value of the Bitcoin was 0.11%. Allthough the Bitcoin closed a little higher very day compared to the opening, the variability of this result is high, as shown by the standard deviation (4.61%). This means that on 68 percent of the Wednesdays, the change in price of the Bitcoin is expected to be in the range of -4.50% and 4.72%.

On Thursdays, the Bitcoin decreases in value on average with -0.97%. On most of the Thursdays the Bitcoin decreases in value between -3.91% and 1.97%. The uncertainty (2.94%) is higher than the average decline percentage (-0.97%). Therefore, expected range of price changes of the Bitcoin on Thursdays is large.

Allthough the Bitcoin decreases in value with -0.53% on an average Friday, the uncertainty of this decline is large. The standard deviation of the change of Bitcoin on Fridays is 2.18%. This means that the expected change of the value of Bitcoin is between -2.71% and 1.65% on 68 out of 100 Fridays.

On Saturdays, the Bitcoin decreases in value on average with -0.66%. On most of the Saturdays the Bitcoin decreases in value between -4.06% and 2.73%. The uncertainty (3.39%) is higher than the average decline percentage (-0.66%). Therefore, expected range of price changes of the Bitcoin on Saturdays is large.

Bitcoin weekday performance details

Find below the details of the performance of Bitcoin per day of the week. Both the average change in percentage and the standard deviation. The higher the standard deviation is, the higher the variation within the range of average change. Therefore, the 68% range has been added, which represents the change in price on 68% of the days.

WeekdayAverage change (%)Standard deviation (%)68% range
Sunday0.53%1.27%-0.74% to 1.80%
Monday-2.09%4.42%-6.51% to 2.33%
Tuesday-0.61%2.33%-2.94% to 1.72%
Wednesday0.11%4.61%-4.50% to 4.72%
Thursday-0.97%2.94%-3.91% to 1.97%
Friday-0.53%2.18%-2.71% to 1.65%
Saturday-0.66%3.39%-4.06% to 2.73%