APL Wind Gust Data

The table below provides the total number and average number of days in each month when there was a peak wind gust of at least 40 mph. These records date back to May 1997 when the anemometer was moved to its present elevation at about 65 feet above ground level.



        APL Wind Gust Statistics by Month

Month
Number of Months
Total Number of Days with Wind Gusts ≥ 40 mph
Average Number of Days with Wind Gusts ≥ 40 mph
January
15
24
1.6
February
14
32
2.3
March
14
37
2.8
April
14
22
1.6
May
15
9
0.6
June
15
10
0.7
July
15
7
0.5
August
15
5
0.3
September
15
8
0.5
October
15
5
0.3
November
15
18
1.2
December
15
31
2.1

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