Detailed Wind Data

Current
Measure Value
Gust 9.2 mph
Max Gust Last Hour 9.2 mph
Speed 8.5 mph
10-min Speed 5.0 mph
30-min Speed 4.7 mph
1hr Speed 4.4 mph
24hr Speed 3.1 mph
Beaufort Speed Moderate breeze (F4)
Direction SSW
10-min Direction SW
30-min Direction SW
1-hr Direction SW
24-hr Direction W
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Day Average Speed 3.1 mph
Week Average Speed 4.7 mph
Month Average Speed 3.1 mph (-0.8)
Year Average Speed 4.8 mph (+0.2)
31-day Speed 4.9 mph
365-day Speed 4.7 mph
Day Average Direction W
Month Mean Direction N
Current Extremes
MeasureTodayYesterdayWeekMonthYear
Max Gust 10.7 mph
10:06
14.5 mph
14:09
24.6 mph
29th Aug
10.7 mph
Today
49.7 mph
14th Feb
Max Windspeed 8.5 mph
12:09
10.7 mph
14:08
16.6 mph
29th Aug
7.8 mph
Today
35.5 mph
14th Feb
Max 10-min Speed 6.1 mph
10:10
7.3 mph
10:18
12.0 mph
29th Aug
6.1 mph
Today
26.6 mph
14th Feb
Calmest Day - - 2.4 mph
26th Aug
3.1 mph
Today
0.4 mph
20th Jan
Windiest Day - - 7.2 mph
30th Aug
3.1 mph
Today
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
MeasureOverallSeptember1st Sep
Max Gust 52.6 mph
24th Dec 2013
37.4 mph
Day 12, 2011
16.6 mph
2011
Max Windspeed 35.5 mph
14th Feb 2014
22.1 mph
Day 12, 2011
11.2 mph
2011
Max 10-min Speed 26.6 mph
14th Feb 2014
14.8 mph
Day 12, 2011
8.3 mph
2012
Calmest Day 0.4 mph
20th Jan 2014
1.2 mph
Day 3, 2013
2.6 mph
2010
Windiest Day 13.9 mph
11th Mar 2013
10.8 mph
Day 12, 2011
4.6 mph
2013

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