Broken sensor: As of 8th Feb 2016 the wind sensor is broken. In its long absence, wind data is being served from a nearby weather station, Harpenden weather.

Detailed Wind Data

Current
Measure Value
Gust 0.0 mph
Max Gust Last Hour 1.9 mph
Speed 0.0 mph
10-min Speed 0.0 mph
30-min Speed 0.0 mph
1hr Speed 0.3 mph
24hr Speed 4.3 mph
Beaufort Speed Calm (F0)
Direction N
10-min Direction N
30-min Direction NW
1-hr Direction NNW
24-hr Direction SE
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Day Average Speed 4.3 mph
Week Average Speed 5.1 mph
Month Average Speed 5.2 mph (+0.0)
Year Average Speed 4.6 mph (-0.6)
31-day Speed 5.4 mph
365-day Speed 4.7 mph
Day Average Direction SE
Month Mean Direction SSW
Current Extremes
MeasureTodayYesterdayWeekMonthYear
Max Gust 16.2 mph
13:48
7.3 mph
00:00
22.0 mph
25th Mar
31.4 mph
2nd
46.1 mph
23rd Feb
Max Windspeed 11.4 mph
14:58
4.0 mph
00:00
14.8 mph
25th Mar
19.7 mph
17th
27.4 mph
23rd Feb
Max 10-min Speed 11.0 mph
15:21
4.0 mph
00:10
11.2 mph
25th Mar
16.9 mph
2nd
22.0 mph
23rd Feb
Calmest Day - - 3.7 mph
28th Mar
1.5 mph
12th
0.2 mph
18th Jan
Windiest Day - - 6.7 mph
24th Mar
9.4 mph
19th
12.9 mph
23rd Feb
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Note 1: Valid wind records began in August 2009.
Note 2: Figures in brackets refer to departure from average conditions.
A note on "Speed" vs. "Gust": "Speed" is the windspeed sampled over a one minute period, "Gust" is the windspeed sampled over a 14 second period.

Records
MeasureOverallMarch30th Mar
Max Gust 52.6 mph
24th Dec 2013
44.9 mph
Day 28, 2016
28.4 mph
2015
Max Windspeed 35.5 mph
14th Feb 2014
30.1 mph
Day 31, 2015
19.2 mph
2015
Max 10-min Speed 26.6 mph
14th Feb 2014
21.3 mph
Day 31, 2015
14.0 mph
2015
Calmest Day 0.2 mph
29th Oct 2016
1.2 mph
Day 29, 2011
2.1 mph
2014
Windiest Day 13.9 mph
11th Mar 2013
13.9 mph
Day 11, 2013
7.7 mph
2015

March 2017 Windrose

2017 Windrose

windrose month windrose year

NB: Daily wind speed maxima & averages for the current year (and all other years on record) can be viewed here

31-day wind speed graph