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 9.4 mph
Max Gust Last Hour 12.6 mph
Speed 5.7 mph
10-min Speed 6.0 mph
30-min Speed 6.0 mph
1hr Speed 6.1 mph
24hr Speed 2.7 mph
Beaufort Speed Gentle breeze (F3)
Direction SSW
10-min Direction SSW
30-min Direction SW
1-hr Direction SSW
24-hr Direction W
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Day Average Speed 3.6 mph
Week Average Speed 4.2 mph
Month Average Speed 3.6 mph (-0.7)
Year Average Speed 4.3 mph (-0.5)
31-day Speed 3.6 mph
365-day Speed 4.5 mph
Day Average Direction W
Month Mean Direction WSW
Current Extremes
MeasureTodayYesterdayWeekMonthYear
Max Gust 16.8 mph
11:22
12.6 mph
13:08
24.1 mph
21st Jul
29.4 mph
18th
46.1 mph
23rd Feb
Max Windspeed 10.6 mph
11:30
8.3 mph
11:59
16.0 mph
21st Jul
19.3 mph
18th
27.4 mph
23rd Feb
Max 10-min Speed 7.6 mph
12:02
5.8 mph
11:42
11.4 mph
21st Jul
12.4 mph
11th
22.0 mph
23rd Feb
Calmest Day - - 2.2 mph
24th Jul
1.5 mph
5th
0.2 mph
18th Jan
Windiest Day - - 6.6 mph
22nd Jul
6.6 mph
21st
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
MeasureOverallJuly26th Jul
Max Gust 52.6 mph
24th Dec 2013
43.5 mph
Day 10, 2016
19.6 mph
2015
Max Windspeed 35.5 mph
14th Feb 2014
27.1 mph
Day 10, 2016
13.0 mph
2015
Max 10-min Speed 26.6 mph
14th Feb 2014
20.8 mph
Day 10, 2016
9.8 mph
2015
Calmest Day 0.2 mph
29th Oct 2016
0.9 mph
Day 22, 2016
2.5 mph
2014
Windiest Day 13.9 mph
11th Mar 2013
12.4 mph
Day 10, 2016
5.0 mph
2015

July 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