# xarray.Dataset.rename_vars¶

Dataset.rename_vars(name_dict=None, **names)

Returns a new object with renamed variables including coordinates

Parameters
name_dictdict-like, optional

Dictionary whose keys are current variable or coordinate names and whose values are the desired names.

**names, optional

Keyword form of name_dict. One of name_dict or names must be provided.

Returns
renamedDataset

Dataset with renamed variables including coordinates