Wisconsin State Climatology Office
WISCONSIN WIND DATA



 
MONTHLY WINDS AT MILWAUKEE (WI):
Elevation: 676 ft ASL.  Anemometer Height: 20 ft; 
Period of Record: 1948-1990 (average winds), 1970-1993 (gusts)
 
Month
Average
Speed
Prevailing 
Wind
Calm
Peak
Gust
Record
Gust
Year of Record Gust
Jan
12.5
WNW-12.8
1.3
47.0
SW-66
1975
Feb
12.3
WNW-12.4
1.8
43.7
W-67
1971
Mar
12.8
WNW-12.7
2.0
48.4
SW-77
1991
Apr
12.7
NNE-13.9
2.1
49.8
W-67
1979
May
11.5
NNE-13.2
2.4
47.8
SW-74
1974
Jun
10.4
NNE-11.3
2.2
50.1
W-76
1971
Jul
9.7
SW-10.8
3.2
49.2
NW-81
1984
Aug
9.4
SW-10.4
3.2
45.2
NW-64
1989
Sep
10.4
SSW-11.0
2.8
44.6
NW-62
1980
Oct
11.4
SSW-12.1
2.5
43.4
NW-53
1990
Nov
12.3
WNW-13.1
1.8
46.6
SW-56
NW-56
1988
1989
Dec
12.3
WNW-12.4
1.4
47.3
N-61
1979
Annual
11.4
WNW-10.9
2.2
63.0
NW-81
Jul 1984

Notes:

See Monthly Wind Rose Diagrams for Milwaukee (1961-1990 averages)
from National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) - Wisconsin

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