Detailed Wind Data

Current
Measure Value
Gust 8.1 mph
Max Gust Last Hour 12.9 mph
Speed 5.2 mph
10-min Speed 4.8 mph
30-min Speed 2.9 mph
1hr Speed 3.2 mph
24hr Speed 2.6 mph
Beaufort Speed Gentle breeze (F3)
Direction NNW
10-min Direction NNE
30-min Direction NNW
1-hr Direction NNW
24-hr Direction WSW
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Day Average Speed 2.7 mph
Week Average Speed 7.8 mph
Month Average Speed 2.7 mph (-1.4)
Year Average Speed 5.1 mph (+0.5)
31-day Speed 5.6 mph
365-day Speed 5.3 mph
Day Average Direction WSW
Month Mean Direction N
Current Extremes
MeasureTodayYesterdayWeekMonthYear
Max Gust 22.6 mph
17:32
27.4 mph
13:34
40.3 mph
29th Sep
22.6 mph
Today
45.2 mph
20th Aug
Max Windspeed 14.2 mph
14:45
17.7 mph
14:11
22.7 mph
29th Sep
14.2 mph
Today
27.5 mph
8th Feb
Max 10-min Speed 10.7 mph
14:51
14.3 mph
11:41
17.4 mph
29th Sep
10.7 mph
Today
21.9 mph
8th Feb
Calmest Day - - 3.7 mph
27th Sep
2.7 mph
Today
0.3 mph
19th Jan
Windiest Day - - 11.4 mph
30th Sep
2.7 mph
Today
13.5 mph
20th Aug
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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
MeasureOverallOctober1st Oct
Max Gust 52.6 mph
24th Dec 2013
50.0 mph
Day 28, 2013
29.1 mph
2010
Max Windspeed 35.5 mph
14th Feb 2014
31.1 mph
Day 28, 2013
16.5 mph
2010
Max 10-min Speed 26.6 mph
14th Feb 2014
25.1 mph
Day 28, 2013
11.2 mph
2010
Calmest Day 0.3 mph
19th Jan 2016
0.7 mph
Day 9, 2015
1.2 mph
2011
Windiest Day 13.9 mph
11th Mar 2013
10.8 mph
Day 10, 2011
6.4 mph
2010

September 2016 Windrose

2016 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