This Stations Seasonal Wind Summary (mph)

Data last updated 22/10/17 10:45
Northern Hemisphere Meterological Seasons
Winter: December, January, February
Spring: March, April, May
Summer: June, July, August
Autumn: September, October, November

 Daily DetailMonthly SummarySeasonal Summary 


Maximum Wind Speed (mph)
DateWinterSpringSummerAutumnYear
Dec 2016 / Nov 201742323637*42*
Dec 2015 / Nov 20165055293355
Dec 2014 / Nov 20154844384048
Dec 2013 / Nov 20144837324048
Dec 2012 / Nov 20133233255252
Dec 2011 / Nov 20125851456161
Dec 2010 / Nov 20113136323636
Dec 2009 / Nov 201036483131*48*
Dec 2008 / Nov 20093734304141
Dec 2007 / Nov 2008---30*313131*
Max58 55 45 61 61
 
Average Maximum Wind Speed (mph)
DateWinterSpringSummerAutumnYear
Dec 2016 / Nov 201716 3 less than the Winter average.18  18  19* 1 more than the Autumn average.18*1 less than the yearly average.
Dec 2015 / Nov 201625 6 more than the Winter average.20 1 more than the Spring average.17 1 less than the Summer average.16 1 less than the Autumn average.201 more than the yearly average.
Dec 2014 / Nov 201520 1 more than the Winter average.20 1 more than the Spring average.19 1 more than the Summer average.18  191 more than the yearly average.
Dec 2013 / Nov 201425 6 more than the Winter average.18  18  17 1 less than the Autumn average.201 more than the yearly average.
Dec 2012 / Nov 201317 2 less than the Winter average.18 1 less than the Spring average.16 1 less than the Summer average.17 1 less than the Autumn average.171 less than the yearly average.
Dec 2011 / Nov 201220  20 1 more than the Spring average.22 4 more than the Summer average.21 3 more than the Autumn average.202 more than the yearly average.
Dec 2010 / Nov 201116 3 less than the Winter average.18 1 less than the Spring average.18  18  171 less than the yearly average.
Dec 2009 / Nov 201017 2 less than the Winter average.17 1 less than the Spring average.18  17* 1 less than the Autumn average.17*1 less than the yearly average.
Dec 2008 / Nov 200917 3 less than the Winter average.18  18  19 1 more than the Autumn average.181 less than the yearly average.
Dec 2007 / Nov 2008---16* 2 less than the Spring average.15 3 less than the Summer average.16 1 less than the Autumn average.16*2 less than the yearly average.
Avg19 18 18 18 18
 
Average Wind Speed (mph)
DateWinterSpringSummerAutumnYear
Dec 2016 / Nov 20174 1 less than the Winter average.5  4  4*  4* 
Dec 2015 / Nov 20166 2 more than the Winter average.5  4  4  
Dec 2014 / Nov 20155  5  4  4  
Dec 2013 / Nov 20146 1 more than the Winter average.4  4  4  
Dec 2012 / Nov 20134 1 less than the Winter average.5  4  4  
Dec 2011 / Nov 20124  4  5 1 more than the Summer average.3 1 less than the Autumn average.
Dec 2010 / Nov 20114  5  4  4  
Dec 2009 / Nov 20104 1 less than the Winter average.4  4  4*  4* 
Dec 2008 / Nov 20094  5  5 1 more than the Summer average.5 1 more than the Autumn average.
Dec 2007 / Nov 2008---4*  2 2 less than the Summer average.4 1 less than the Autumn average.3*1 less than the yearly average.
Avg5 5 4 4 4
* denotes incomplete data for the month/year.


Wind Colour Coding Chart
Beaufort number Description Wind speed
mph km/h knots m/s
0Calm< 1< 1< 1< 0.3
1Light air1 31.1 5.51 20.3 1.5
2Light breeze4 7 5.6 113 61.6 3.4
3Gentle breeze8 1212 197 103.4 5.4
4Moderate breeze 13 1720 2811 155.5 7.9
5Fresh breeze 18 2429 3816 208.0 10.7
6Strong breeze25 3039 4921 2610.8 13.8
7High wind, Moderate gale, Near gale31 3850 6127 3313.9 17.1
8Gale, Fresh gale39 4662 7434 4017.2 20.7
9Strong gale47 5475 8841 4720.8 24.4
10Storm, Whole gale55 6389 10248 5524.5 28.4
11Violent storm64 72103 - 10756 6328.5 32.6
12Hurricane force > 73> 118> 64> 32.7