Detailed Wind Data

Current
Measure Value
Gust 13.8 mph
Max Gust Last Hour 17.5 mph
Speed 8.8 mph
10-min Speed 7.5 mph
30-min Speed 8.0 mph
1hr Speed 7.8 mph
24hr Speed 4.7 mph
Beaufort Speed Moderate breeze (F4)
Direction SSW
10-min Direction SW
30-min Direction WSW
1-hr Direction SW
24-hr Direction W
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Day Average Speed 8.0 mph
Week Average Speed 4.6 mph
Month Average Speed 6.2 mph (+1.0)
Year Average Speed 6.2 mph (+1.0)
31-day Speed 5.9 mph
365-day Speed 4.7 mph
Day Average Direction W
Month Mean Direction WSW
Current Extremes
MeasureTodayYesterdayWeekMonthYear
Max Gust 17.5 mph
00:11
17.3 mph
23:59
23.7 mph
24th Jan
40.9 mph
15th
40.9 mph
15th Jan
Max Windspeed 13.5 mph
00:04
10.7 mph
20:56
18.5 mph
24th Jan
28.4 mph
9th
28.4 mph
9th Jan
Max 10-min Speed 10.1 mph
00:11
8.8 mph
18:56
10.1 mph
Today
20.4 mph
9th
20.4 mph
9th Jan
Calmest Day - - 2.6 mph
23rd Jan
2.1 mph
19th
2.1 mph
19th Jan
Windiest Day - - 5.7 mph
27th Jan
11.1 mph
9th
11.1 mph
9th Jan
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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
MeasureOverallJanuary28th Jan
Max Gust 52.6 mph
24th Dec 2013
44.0 mph
Day 5, 2012
33.5 mph
2013
Max Windspeed 35.5 mph
14th Feb 2014
28.4 mph
Day 9, 2015
25.9 mph
2013
Max 10-min Speed 26.6 mph
14th Feb 2014
20.4 mph
Day 9, 2015
16.8 mph
2013
Calmest Day 0.4 mph
20th Jan 2014
0.4 mph
Day 20, 2014
4.9 mph
2010
Windiest Day 13.9 mph
11th Mar 2013
11.4 mph
Day 3, 2012
8.2 mph
2011

January 2015 Windrose

2015 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