Wisconsin State Climatology Office
WISCONSIN WIND DATA



 
ANNUAL FREQUENCY OF WIND SPEED (PERCENT):
(Source:  Wind Atlas of Wisconsin, 1996. 
Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey Bulletin 94.  University of Wisconsin-Extension.)
 
Station
1-4
mph
5-7
mph
8-12
mph
13-18
mph
19-24
mph
25-31
mph
32-38
mph
Madison (WI)
7.1
21.9
31.9
25.3
4.9
1.1
0.2
Milwaukee (WI)
5.5
17.8
34.2
30.6
7.5
1.9
0.3
Green Bay (WI)
6.6
25.6
33.0
24.2
5.4
0.9
0.1
Duluth (MN)
3.7
19.4
35.0
29.9
6.4
1.8
0.4
Rochester (MN)
4.5
14.8
32.5
31.1
10.9
2.7
0.4
Minneapolis (MN)
6.7
21.1
33.6
28.0
5.9
1.2
0.1
Rockford (IL)
6.9
23.4
31.8
26.9
4.7
0.9
0.1

Note:  This table shows the annual frequency of wind speed from hourly observations by category, in percent.
   This table does not include information on wind gusts, which are of much shorter duration.


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