C Melodic Minor

C Melodic Minor scale for guitar.
The C Melodic Minor is a seven-note scale. Colored circles mark the tones in the fingerboard diagram, with darker color highlighting the root notes. In the two-octave pattern, the first root note is on the 6th string, 8th fret.

C Melodic Minor 2 octaves

C Melodic Minor scale diagram

C Melodic Minor full fretboard

C Melodic Minor scale whole guitar neck diagram

C Melodic Minor with note names

C Melodic Minor scale with note letters diagram
Notes: C - D - Eb - F - G - A - B Intervals: 2 - 1 - 2 - 2 - 2 - 2 - 1 Type: Septonic 

The scale displayed with its numeric formula, intervals and scale degrees.

Formula Notes Intervals Degrees
1 C Unison Tonic
2 D Major second Supertonic
b3 Eb Minor third Mediant
4 F Perfect fourth Subdominant
5 G Perfect fifth Dominant
6 A SixthSubmediant
7 B Major seventh Subtonic

The interval formula (2 - 1 - 2 - 2 - 2 - 2 - 1) can be expound into specific notes of the scale.

Notes (ascending) Interval
C-D M2
C-Eb m3
C-F P4
C-G P5
C-A M6
C-B M7
Notes (descending) Interval
C-B m2
C-A m3
C-G P4
C-F P5
C-Eb M6
C-D m7

Abbreviations are used: M / m stands for major / minor and P stands for perfect.

Chords that are related to this scale are the following:

Cm7, Cm6, Cm6/9, CmM7
Dm, Dm6, Dm7
Ebaug, EbM7#5
F, F7, F9, F9(#11)
G, G7, G9, G11
Adim, Am7b5
Bdim, Bm7b5

The tones in these chords correspond to the tones of the C Melodic Minor scale in which Cm is the tonic triad. “M” is used as an abbreviation instead for “maj” in the third row.

The C Melodic Minor scale consists of seven notes. These can be described as intervals, as semi-notes or steps on the guitar fingerboard, written as 2 - 1 - 2 - 2 - 2 - 2 - 1 from the first note to the next octave.
This scale has an unusual aspect: it ascends as described above but descends as the Natural Minor. For that reason, it is also known as the Ascending Melodic Minor.
The C Melodic Minor is one of three C Minor scales, the other two are C Natural Minor and C Harmonic Minor.
The scale is identical with the Major scale apart from the minor third. Because of this, it is sometimes referred to as Ionian b3 scale.