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Minneapolis/Flying Cloud

10/01/1996-3/31/2001, hourly

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
190 290 300 280 290 330 290

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 527 335       862
NNE 369 91       460
NE 339 61       400
ENE 339 30       369
E 241 30       271
ESE 384 213       597
SE 610 487       1097
SSE 918 670       1588
S 1671 883       2554
SSW 1114 335       1449
SW 279 609       888
WSW 279 30       309
W 1272 792 72     2136
WNW 2198 1857       4056
NW 2161 1979 72 167   4379
NNW 1257 822       2079
Total 23495