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Detailed Wind Data

Current
Measure Value
Gust 5.8 mph
Max Gust Last Hour 9.8 mph
Speed 4.3 mph
10-min Speed 3.1 mph
30-min Speed 3.1 mph
1hr Speed 3.6 mph
24hr Speed 2.8 mph
Beaufort Speed Gentle breeze (F3)
Direction W
10-min Direction WNW
30-min Direction NW
1-hr Direction NW
24-hr Direction WNW
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Day Average Speed 2.8 mph
Week Average Speed 3.0 mph
Month Average Speed 2.3 mph (-1.6)
Year Average Speed 5.4 mph (+0.7)
31-day Speed 4.0 mph
365-day Speed 5.0 mph
Day Average Direction WNW
Month Mean Direction NW
Current Extremes
MeasureTodayYesterdayWeekMonthYear
Max Gust 12.1 mph
12:11
10.5 mph
07:19
15.4 mph
31st Aug
12.1 mph
2nd
42.0 mph
29th Mar
Max Windspeed 7.8 mph
12:25
8.1 mph
09:50
9.7 mph
31st Aug
8.1 mph
3rd
30.1 mph
31st Mar
Max 10-min Speed 5.7 mph
12:13
6.6 mph
09:46
7.0 mph
29th Aug
6.6 mph
3rd
21.3 mph
31st Mar
Calmest Day - - 1.5 mph
2nd Sep
1.5 mph
1st
0.8 mph
11th Aug
Windiest Day - - 5.4 mph
29th Aug
3.2 mph
3rd
12.7 mph
31st Mar
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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
MeasureOverallSeptember4th Sep
Max Gust 52.6 mph
24th Dec 2013
37.4 mph
Day 12, 2011
17.0 mph
2011
Max Windspeed 35.5 mph
14th Feb 2014
22.1 mph
Day 12, 2011
12.1 mph
2011
Max 10-min Speed 26.6 mph
14th Feb 2014
14.8 mph
Day 12, 2011
8.2 mph
2011
Calmest Day 0.4 mph
20th Jan 2014
0.8 mph
Day 27, 2014
2.3 mph
2013
Windiest Day 13.9 mph
11th Mar 2013
10.8 mph
Day 12, 2011
5.4 mph
2011

September 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