Atlanta Wind - just the stats please

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Atlanta Wind - just the stats please

I found a good database of historical wind records for Gilmer Airport in Gainesville here: https://mrcc.illinois.edu/CLIMATE/

I compiled the stats by month and total here

Here's the results as a windrose (animated). I'm going to upload the individual months to the wiki this week but I'm done for the night.

IMAGE(<a href="https://windsportatlanta.com/sites/default/files/gainesville-gilmer-ap-ga-ani.gif" rel="nofollow">https://windsportatlanta.com/sites/default/files/gainesville-gilmer-ap-ga-ani.gif</a>)

All months combined below...

Interesting stuff. Basically, the wind blows from either the W (WSW,W,WNW) or E(E,ENE). It's calm almost 7% of the time.

Enjoy

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Re: Atlanta Wind - just the stats please

Windfinder also has wind roses but with a shorter time span - they also use 7am-7pm

https://www.windfinder.com/windstatistics/gainesville_airport and select the "Statistics" tab

I also ran Marietta/Dobbins (for Allatoona) and Columbus (for West Point). The Cli-mate page has fewer options for data sets - it did not include McCollum nor LaGrange

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Re: Atlanta Wind - just the stats please

Okay - almost done now

All Lake Lanier: https://windsportatlanta.com/wiki/Wind_Roses_(Lake_Lanier) note the difference, say, between Sept (lots of NE/E) to Oct. (lots more W) Regional

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Re: Atlanta Wind - just the stats please
webguy wrote:

I found a good database of historical wind records for Gilmer Airport in Gainesville here: https://mrcc.illinois.edu/CLIMATE/

I compiled the stats by month and total here: <a href="https://windsportatlanta.com/wiki/Wind_Direction_-_Frequency_and_Strength_" rel="nofollow">https://windsportatlanta.com/wiki/Wind_Direction_-_Frequency_and_Strength_(Lake_Lanier)

Answers that burning question: "What's the frequency webguy?"

There is no off season.

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Re: Atlanta Wind - just the stats please

Dan Rather knows what the frequency is: https://danratherjournalist.org/about-dan/controversies/frequency-kenneth/video-whats-frequency-kenneth

btw, fixed a bunch of links above. The website doesn't handle urls with parentheses very well - they break at the parantheses.

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