Detailed Wind Data

Current
Measure Value
Gust 6.9 mph
Max Gust Last Hour 7.8 mph
Speed 5.6 mph
10-min Speed 3.7 mph
30-min Speed 2.5 mph
1hr Speed 3.0 mph
24hr Speed 4.8 mph
Beaufort Speed Gentle breeze (F3)
Direction SW
10-min Direction SSE
30-min Direction S
1-hr Direction S
24-hr Direction SE
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Day Average Speed 3.4 mph
Week Average Speed 4.0 mph
Month Average Speed 4.7 mph (+0.7)
Year Average Speed 4.8 mph (+0.1)
31-day Speed 4.6 mph
365-day Speed 4.7 mph
Day Average Direction SE
Month Mean Direction WSW
Current Extremes
MeasureTodayYesterdayWeekMonthYear
Max Gust 12.8 mph
04:00
17.6 mph
14:43
18.1 mph
23rd Aug
30.4 mph
10th
49.7 mph
14th Feb
Max Windspeed 7.6 mph
03:12
11.8 mph
15:45
13.2 mph
23rd Aug
20.1 mph
10th
35.5 mph
14th Feb
Max 10-min Speed 5.6 mph
02:21
8.4 mph
15:56
10.5 mph
23rd Aug
15.8 mph
10th
26.6 mph
14th Feb
Calmest Day - - 2.4 mph
26th Aug
2.2 mph
7th
0.4 mph
20th Jan
Windiest Day - - 5.0 mph
22nd Aug
7.6 mph
17th
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
MeasureOverallAugust28th Aug
Max Gust 52.6 mph
24th Dec 2013
36.2 mph
Day 24, 2010
22.5 mph
2012
Max Windspeed 35.5 mph
14th Feb 2014
22.5 mph
Day 23, 2010
16.1 mph
2012
Max 10-min Speed 26.6 mph
14th Feb 2014
15.8 mph
Day 10, 2014
11.5 mph
2012
Calmest Day 0.4 mph
20th Jan 2014
1.6 mph
Day 31, 2011
1.7 mph
2013
Windiest Day 13.9 mph
11th Mar 2013
8.4 mph
Day 24, 2010
6.2 mph
2012

August 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