You have noticed that whenever you create an xy scatter chart in Excel, the x-axis labels are numeric and not textual.
You want to depict temperatures (in degree celsius) of various cities around the world on a scatter chart.
When you create an xy scatter chart, the x-axis labels will show in numeric like below,
Since the xy scatter chart is specifically designed to be used when x-axis values are numeric only, you will actually have to select a different chart for this purpose.
Solution – Create a “Line chart with Markers”
Select the line, right-click and go to Data Series.
Under Line color, select No Line and Close.
Format Data Series – Line Color – No Line
Your required chart is created!