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Extreme Wind Speeds: Data Sets

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