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Minneapolis/Lakeville

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
200 280 290 280 280 280 280

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 672 453       1125
NNE 247 91       337
NE 284 30       314
ENE 441 60       501
E 351 151       502
ESE 329 121       450
SE 471 332       803
SSE 1285 1903       3188
S 881 483       1365
SSW 717 242       959
SW 112 211       324
WSW 120 60       180
W 1360 1027       2387
WNW 3384 3203 288 331   7205
NW 2428 3263 144 165   6000
NNW 1561 1450       3011
Total 28651