Wind Climate

Wind Speed (MPH)


Maximum Wind Speed (mph)
DateWinterSpringSummerFallYear
Dec 2018 / Nov 20195148*------51*
Dec 2017 / Nov 201854*47*33*5154*
Dec 2016 / Nov 20175142*484551*
Dec 2015 / Nov 201654*31*33*6666*
Dec 2014 / Nov 2015534034*39*53*
Dec 2013 / Nov 201447373640*47*
Dec 2012 / Nov 20132121*144242*
Dec 2011 / Nov 2012------21*22*22*
Max54 48 48 66 66
 
Average Maximum Wind Speed (mph)
DateWinterSpringSummerFallYear
Dec 2018 / Nov 201927 3 more than the Winter average.22* 5 more than the Spring average.------25*6 more than the yearly average.
Dec 2017 / Nov 201833* 9 more than the Winter average.23* 6 more than the Spring average.18* 3 more than the Summer average.25 6 more than the Fall average.25*6 more than the yearly average.
Dec 2016 / Nov 201725 2 more than the Winter average.23* 6 more than the Spring average.22 6 more than the Summer average.25 6 more than the Fall average.24*5 more than the yearly average.
Dec 2015 / Nov 201617* 7 less than the Winter average.4* 13 less than the Spring average.20* 5 more than the Summer average.24 6 more than the Fall average.16*2 less than the yearly average.
Dec 2014 / Nov 201526 2 more than the Winter average.16 1 less than the Spring average.13* 2 less than the Summer average.10* 9 less than the Fall average.17*2 less than the yearly average.
Dec 2013 / Nov 201425 2 more than the Winter average.20 3 more than the Spring average.16 1 more than the Summer average.16* 3 less than the Fall average.20*1 more than the yearly average.
Dec 2012 / Nov 201312 12 less than the Winter average.10* 7 less than the Spring average.8 8 less than the Summer average.19  12*7 less than the yearly average.
Dec 2011 / Nov 2012------8* 8 less than the Summer average.8* 11 less than the Fall average.8*11 less than the yearly average.
Avg24 17 16 19 19
 
Average Wind Speed (mph)
DateWinterSpringSummerFallYear
Dec 2018 / Nov 20197  5* 1 more than the Spring average.------6*1 more than the yearly average.
Dec 2017 / Nov 201810* 3 more than the Winter average.7* 2 more than the Spring average.5*  7 2 more than the Fall average.7*2 more than the yearly average.
Dec 2016 / Nov 20178 1 more than the Winter average.7* 2 more than the Spring average.6 2 more than the Summer average.7 2 more than the Fall average.7*2 more than the yearly average.
Dec 2015 / Nov 20164* 2 less than the Winter average.1* 3 less than the Spring average.6* 2 more than the Summer average.7 2 more than the Fall average.5* 
Dec 2014 / Nov 20156  4  3* 1 less than the Summer average.2* 3 less than the Fall average.4*1 less than the yearly average.
Dec 2013 / Nov 20146  5  3 1 less than the Summer average.3* 2 less than the Fall average.4*1 less than the yearly average.
Dec 2012 / Nov 20133 3 less than the Winter average.3* 2 less than the Spring average.2 3 less than the Summer average.4 1 less than the Fall average.3*2 less than the yearly average.
Dec 2011 / Nov 2012------5* 1 more than the Summer average.2* 3 less than the Fall average.3*2 less than the yearly average.
Avg6 4 4 5 5



Beaufort number Description Wind speed
mph km/h kts 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