Selected Data Sets for Extreme Wind Speeds
The following data sets for extreme wind speeds are
available at this site:
- Directional Wind Speeds
- Non-Directional Wind
- Daily Maximum Wind Speeds
- Texas Tech/CSU data
- Hurricane Wind Speeds
- An Automated Surface Observing System (ASOS) site list is
available for about 180 primary sites listed on
To access the ASOS site list, once you are at the NCDC web site
(courtesy of William Brown of the National Climatic Data
Further information on anemometer elevation history and
software for extracting wind
speed data is available.
- Click on "Start here" along the left margin.
- Click on "Inventories" at the bottom right.
- Click on the fourth link, "Inventories/Surface
- Click on the second link, "Surface Inventories/Lists".
- The ASOS site list is the first link.