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Minneapolis/Crystal

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
170 310 300 300 310 310 310

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 489 300       789
NNE 156 60       216
NE 119         119
ENE 163         163
E 163         163
ESE 282 30       312
SE 482 210       692
SSE 1401 2008       3409
S 771 330       1101
SSW 356 90       446
SW 178 420       598
WSW 163 60       223
W 623 390       1012
WNW 2246 1259       3505
NW 2253 1889 71     4213
NNW 1356 899       2256
Total 19214