Faulty sensor: As of 26th Oct the wind sensor is not functioning normally. Until I can fix it (post-covid unless I find two local able helpers), wind data is being served from a nearby weather station, Harpenden weather.

Detailed Wind Data

Current
Measure Value
Gust 18.2 mph
Max Gust Last Hour 20.5 mph
Speed 13.3 mph
10-min Speed 8.4 mph
30-min Speed 7.2 mph
1hr Speed 7.7 mph
24hr Speed 3.0 mph
Beaufort Speed Moderate breeze (F4)
Direction S
10-min Direction SSW
30-min Direction SSW
1-hr Direction S
24-hr Direction WSW
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Day Average Speed 8.2 mph
Week Average Speed 2.9 mph
Month Average Speed 3.7 mph (-1.5)
Year Average Speed 3.7 mph (-1.5)
31-day Speed 4.5 mph
365-day Speed 5.0 mph
Day Average Direction WSW
Month Mean Direction SW
Current Extremes
MeasureTodayYesterdayWeekMonthYear
Max Gust 24.0 mph
05:28
12.5 mph
00:39
30.8 mph
11th Jan
30.8 mph
11th
30.8 mph
11th Jan
Max Windspeed 16.0 mph
05:28
7.8 mph
00:36
17.0 mph
11th Jan
17.0 mph
11th
17.0 mph
11th Jan
Max 10-min Speed 13.2 mph
05:33
5.0 mph
00:11
13.6 mph
11th Jan
13.9 mph
4th
13.9 mph
4th Jan
Calmest Day - - 0.7 mph
Today
0.7 mph
15th
0.7 mph
15th Jan
Windiest Day - - 7.2 mph
12th Jan
8.2 mph
Today
8.2 mph
Today
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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
MeasureOverallJanuary16th Jan
Max Gust 57.6 mph
9th Feb 2020
50.0 mph
Day 3, 2018
36.9 mph
2018
Max Windspeed 35.5 mph
14th Feb 2014
31.0 mph
Day 18, 2018
22.8 mph
2018
Max 10-min Speed 26.6 mph
14th Feb 2014
23.3 mph
Day 18, 2018
15.6 mph
2018
Calmest Day 0.2 mph
29th Oct 2016
0.2 mph
Day 18, 2017
1.0 mph
2017
Windiest Day 16.4 mph
9th Feb 2020
12.6 mph
Day 3, 2018
9.1 mph
2018

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


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