Detailed Wind Data

Current
Measure Value
Gust 8.1 mph
Max Gust Last Hour 17.5 mph
Speed 5.6 mph
10-min Speed 8.3 mph
30-min Speed 7.4 mph
1hr Speed 7.3 mph
24hr Speed 6.9 mph
Beaufort Speed Gentle breeze (F3)
Direction W
10-min Direction W
30-min Direction W
1-hr Direction W
24-hr Direction WSW
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Day Average Speed 8.3 mph
Week Average Speed 9.1 mph
Month Average Speed 9.4 mph (+4.3)
Year Average Speed 6.8 mph (+1.7)
31-day Speed 7.2 mph
365-day Speed 5.5 mph
Day Average Direction WSW
Month Mean Direction WSW
Current Extremes
MeasureTodayYesterdayWeekMonthYear
Max Gust 18.5 mph
03:15
24.6 mph
18:52
40.0 mph
8th Feb
40.0 mph
8th
40.0 mph
8th Feb
Max Windspeed 13.5 mph
00:49
17.0 mph
00:52
27.5 mph
8th Feb
27.5 mph
8th
27.5 mph
8th Feb
Max 10-min Speed 10.1 mph
02:52
12.3 mph
18:43
21.9 mph
8th Feb
21.9 mph
8th
21.9 mph
8th Feb
Calmest Day - - 6.1 mph
4th Feb
6.1 mph
3rd
0.3 mph
19th Jan
Windiest Day - - 13.2 mph
9th Feb
13.2 mph
8th
13.2 mph
8th 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
MeasureOverallFebruary10th Feb
Max Gust 52.6 mph
24th Dec 2013
49.7 mph
Day 14, 2014
24.6 mph
2014
Max Windspeed 35.5 mph
14th Feb 2014
35.5 mph
Day 14, 2014
17.3 mph
2010
Max 10-min Speed 26.6 mph
14th Feb 2014
26.6 mph
Day 14, 2014
11.9 mph
2014
Calmest Day 0.3 mph
19th Jan 2016
0.6 mph
Day 5, 2012
1.9 mph
2012
Windiest Day 13.9 mph
11th Mar 2013
13.3 mph
Day 15, 2014
8.3 mph
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