Detailed Wind Data

Current
Measure Value
Gust 6.9 mph
Max Gust Last Hour 13.7 mph
Speed 4.7 mph
10-min Speed 5.9 mph
30-min Speed 5.0 mph
1hr Speed 6.1 mph
24hr Speed 9.3 mph
Beaufort Speed Gentle breeze (F3)
Direction NW
10-min Direction WNW
30-min Direction WNW
1-hr Direction WNW
24-hr Direction W
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Day Average Speed 5.9 mph
Week Average Speed 6.0 mph
Month Average Speed 4.7 mph (+0.6)
Year Average Speed 4.6 mph (+0.0)
31-day Speed 4.2 mph
365-day Speed 4.7 mph
Day Average Direction W
Month Mean Direction SW
Current Extremes
MeasureTodayYesterdayWeekMonthYear
Max Gust 13.7 mph
00:08
37.3 mph
11:16
37.3 mph
21st Oct
37.3 mph
21st
49.7 mph
14th Feb
Max Windspeed 9.8 mph
00:04
20.1 mph
14:01
20.1 mph
21st Oct
21.0 mph
9th
35.5 mph
14th Feb
Max 10-min Speed 7.3 mph
00:13
15.5 mph
09:51
15.5 mph
21st Oct
15.7 mph
9th
26.6 mph
14th Feb
Calmest Day - - 2.6 mph
16th Oct
1.8 mph
2nd
0.4 mph
20th Jan
Windiest Day - - 9.4 mph
Today
9.4 mph
21st
13.3 mph
15th 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
MeasureOverallOctober22nd Oct
Max Gust 52.6 mph
24th Dec 2013
50.0 mph
Day 28, 2013
28.4 mph
2013
Max Windspeed 35.5 mph
14th Feb 2014
31.1 mph
Day 28, 2013
16.1 mph
2013
Max 10-min Speed 26.6 mph
14th Feb 2014
25.1 mph
Day 28, 2013
11.0 mph
2013
Calmest Day 0.4 mph
20th Jan 2014
1.2 mph
Day 1, 2011
3.2 mph
2012
Windiest Day 13.9 mph
11th Mar 2013
10.8 mph
Day 10, 2011
6.6 mph
2013

October 2014 Windrose

2014 Windrose

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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