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Glossary
Sum Block Weight

Definition

The mean weight of all blocks created that interval. Weight is a dimensionless measure of a block’s “size”. It is only applicable for chains that use SegWit (segregated witness).
Name
MetricID
Category
Subcategory
Type
Unit
Interval
Sum Block Weight
BlkWghtTot
Network Usage
Blocks
Mean
Dimensionless
1 day

Details

  • Only mainchain (non-orphaned/uncles) blocks are counted.
  • For chains that use median time, the day is defined using it, otherwise, it’s defined using the block’s timestamps.

Asset-Specific Details

  • This metric is only available for assets that support SegWit.

Release History

  • Released in the 4.9 release of NDP

Interpretation

Block weight is useful to determine how used a chain is.

Availability for Assets

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