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Brookings, SD

10/01/1996-3/31/2001, 3x hour

Scroll down for wind roses, modal direction data, and snow transport data.

Wind Roses, Frequency Distribution (%)


 

Modal Direction
See a degrees vs. cardinal direction table.

Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Oct - Mar
160 310 330 320 330 150 330

Potential Snow Transport (Qupot) over Snow Accumulation Season [kg/m] by Wind Speed Class [kts]
Qupot Equation

Direction 11 - 16 17 - 22 23 - 27 28 - 33 >34 Total
N 1373 1810       3184
NNE 554 276       830
NE 501 215       716
ENE 486 92       578
E 448 338       785
ESE 637 215       852
SE 1047 1227       2274
SSE 2329 1043       3372
S 2026 1197       3222
SSW 736 368       1104
SW 258 614       872
WSW 235         235
W 569 153       722
WNW 1699 1841 219 336   4096
NW 3384 5431 1315 2015   12145
NNW 2580 3836 584 840   7839
Total 42826