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 4.2 mph
Max Gust Last Hour 5.2 mph
Speed 2.7 mph
10-min Speed 1.6 mph
30-min Speed 0.6 mph
1hr Speed 0.4 mph
24hr Speed 1.7 mph
Beaufort Speed Light breeze (F2)
Direction S
10-min Direction SSE
30-min Direction S
1-hr Direction S
24-hr Direction ESE
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Day Average Speed 1.7 mph
Week Average Speed 3.1 mph
Month Average Speed 4.0 mph (-0.7)
Year Average Speed 4.3 mph (-0.7)
31-day Speed 4.1 mph
365-day Speed 4.7 mph
Day Average Direction ESE
Month Mean Direction S
Current Extremes
MeasureTodayYesterdayWeekMonthYear
Max Gust 11.5 mph
00:58
10.5 mph
02:43
24.1 mph
27th May
24.1 mph
15th
46.1 mph
23rd Feb
Max Windspeed 8.5 mph
03:43
7.0 mph
09:32
15.7 mph
27th May
16.9 mph
16th
27.4 mph
23rd Feb
Max 10-min Speed 7.4 mph
03:44
4.6 mph
02:51
13.5 mph
27th May
13.5 mph
27th
22.0 mph
23rd Feb
Calmest Day - - 1.2 mph
25th May
1.2 mph
24th
0.2 mph
18th Jan
Windiest Day - - 5.5 mph
28th May
7.2 mph
16th
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
MeasureOverallMay29th May
Max Gust 52.6 mph
24th Dec 2013
42.0 mph
Day 5, 2015
27.7 mph
2011
Max Windspeed 35.5 mph
14th Feb 2014
25.5 mph
Day 5, 2015
17.8 mph
2011
Max 10-min Speed 26.6 mph
14th Feb 2014
18.9 mph
Day 5, 2015
13.9 mph
2011
Calmest Day 0.2 mph
29th Oct 2016
0.8 mph
Day 16, 2014
1.7 mph
Today
Windiest Day 13.9 mph
11th Mar 2013
11.6 mph
Day 5, 2015
8.6 mph
2011

May 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