How to group rows by time in PostgreSQL (and in Django)

Setting up the database

create table temperatures (
value real,
measured_at timestamp with time zone
insert into temperatures 
random() * 40 + 1,
'2021-05-01 00:00:00'::timestamp,
'2021-05-31 23:59:59'::timestamp,
'10 second'
select * from temperatures limit 10

SQL to group by time

select distinct on (key) *, date_trunc('hour', measured_at) as key 
from temperatures
limit 20;

Use Django ORM to group rows by the time

from django.db import models

class Temperature(models.Model):
value = models.FloatField()
measured_at = models.DateTimeField()
from django.db.models.functions import Trunc

Temperature.objects.annotate(key=Trunc('measured_at', 'hour')).distinct('key').order_by('key')




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