Station Wind Stability / Wind Rose


Station:

Reno (DRI)

Earliest available data: February 2000.
Latest available data: December 2014.
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Options.


Select the Stability Class (Pasquill-Gifford stability class):


Select the Method to compute Stability:

Sigma A methodology (requires Standard Deviation of Wind Dir. and Wind Speed measurements.)
Solar Rad. - Delta T. methodology (requires Solar Radiation, Wind Speed and Vertical temperature gradient measurements.)

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Select the Wind Speed Divisions:
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(Note: MPH * .45 = m/s, MPH * .8684 = knots)


Number of compass points:


List the numbers in a frequency table:


Table output format:


Include an hourly wind statistics table:


Format of output tables:


Sub interval windows:
Examples of Sub interval windows use.
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Disclaimer: As with all summarizing products, understanding the nature of the original data is important to understand the results of the summarized product. Any questions about the nature of the original data or the instrumentation used to collect the original data may be directed to the
Western Regional Climate Center, wrcc@dri.edu
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