Detailed Wind Data

Current
Measure Value
Gust 8.1 mph
Max Gust Last Hour 13.8 mph
Speed 5.6 mph
10-min Speed 5.4 mph
30-min Speed 5.7 mph
1hr Speed 6.6 mph
24hr Speed 5.1 mph
Beaufort Speed Gentle breeze (F3)
Direction WNW
10-min Direction W
30-min Direction W
1-hr Direction W
24-hr Direction W
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Day Average Speed 5.1 mph
Week Average Speed 7.4 mph
Month Average Speed 7.4 mph (+2.2)
Year Average Speed 5.9 mph (+0.8)
31-day Speed 5.6 mph
365-day Speed 4.5 mph
Day Average Direction W
Month Mean Direction W
Current Extremes
MeasureTodayYesterdayWeekMonthYear
Max Gust 19.7 mph
19:38
19.4 mph
16:48
35.1 mph
2nd Mar
35.1 mph
2nd
40.9 mph
15th Jan
Max Windspeed 12.3 mph
13:22
13.7 mph
11:34
21.5 mph
1st Mar
21.5 mph
1st
28.4 mph
9th Jan
Max 10-min Speed 8.8 mph
19:47
10.6 mph
14:32
18.1 mph
1st Mar
18.1 mph
1st
20.4 mph
9th Jan
Calmest Day - - 4.5 mph
28th Feb
5.1 mph
Today
2.1 mph
19th Jan
Windiest Day - - 10.1 mph
2nd Mar
10.1 mph
1st
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
MeasureOverallMarch5th Mar
Max Gust 52.6 mph
24th Dec 2013
39.3 mph
Day 12, 2013
30.1 mph
2012
Max Windspeed 35.5 mph
14th Feb 2014
27.3 mph
Day 11, 2013
19.2 mph
2012
Max 10-min Speed 26.6 mph
14th Feb 2014
20.7 mph
Day 11, 2013
12.9 mph
2012
Calmest Day 0.4 mph
20th Jan 2014
1.2 mph
Day 29, 2011
2.6 mph
2013
Windiest Day 13.9 mph
11th Mar 2013
13.9 mph
Day 11, 2013
10.0 mph
2012

March 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