Detailed Wind Data

Current
Measure Value
Gust 8.1 mph
Max Gust Last Hour 15.0 mph
Speed 4.4 mph
10-min Speed 4.4 mph
30-min Speed 3.5 mph
1hr Speed 4.3 mph
24hr Speed 2.0 mph
Beaufort Speed Gentle breeze (F3)
Direction N
10-min Direction NE
30-min Direction NNE
1-hr Direction NE
24-hr Direction N
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Day Average Speed 2.7 mph
Week Average Speed 3.2 mph
Month Average Speed 3.8 mph (-0.9)
Year Average Speed 5.6 mph (+0.6)
31-day Speed 4.3 mph
365-day Speed 5.0 mph
Day Average Direction N
Month Mean Direction N
Current Extremes
MeasureTodayYesterdayWeekMonthYear
Max Gust 16.1 mph
09:47
15.0 mph
01:19
26.5 mph
22nd May
26.5 mph
1st
50.0 mph
3rd Jan
Max Windspeed 9.0 mph
10:07
9.3 mph
01:18
15.9 mph
22nd May
16.7 mph
1st
31.0 mph
18th Jan
Max 10-min Speed 6.6 mph
10:14
6.4 mph
01:27
11.1 mph
22nd May
13.8 mph
2nd
23.3 mph
18th Jan
Calmest Day - - 1.7 mph
Today
1.7 mph
25th
1.7 mph
25th May
Windiest Day - - 5.1 mph
23rd May
7.4 mph
2nd
12.6 mph
3rd 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
MeasureOverallMay26th May
Max Gust 52.6 mph
24th Dec 2013
42.0 mph
Day 5, 2015
26.8 mph
2011
Max Windspeed 35.5 mph
14th Feb 2014
25.5 mph
Day 5, 2015
20.1 mph
2011
Max 10-min Speed 26.6 mph
14th Feb 2014
18.9 mph
Day 5, 2015
13.1 mph
2011
Calmest Day 0.2 mph
29th Oct 2016
0.8 mph
Day 16, 2014
2.4 mph
2016
Windiest Day 13.9 mph
11th Mar 2013
11.6 mph
Day 5, 2015
7.7 mph
2011

May 2018 Windrose

2018 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