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wind direction

[′win də‚rek·shən]
(meteorology)
The direction from which wind blows.

wind direction

The direction from which the wind is blowing, expressed as a number from 000° to 359°. The wind direction is often indicated by three arrows when plotted on charts and maps.
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After it takes the measurement, the app automatically creates an onsite report, which summarizes wind direction, average speed and peak gust.
The above-mentioned coefficients and parameters are provided in Table II and Table III only for the prevailing wind direction.
Meteorological data [4] Temperature ([degrees]C) Min Mean Max -15,2 11,1 33,4 Speed (m/s) Min Mean Max 0,4 7,2 42,8 Dominant wind direction NNI Frost days (%/god) 0,5 Days of quite (%/god) 17,17 Turbulence intensity (%) 11,1 Air density (kg/[m.
We can see that when the wind direction is aligned along the direction of the valleys ([alpha] = 260[degrees]) the flow is channelled through these long valleys (Fig.
These areas are typically found in lower elevations, which reduce the effects of the front on wind direction.
With these tools they were able to draw conclusions by considering the dual effect of cloud cover and wind direction.
There has been a shift in the wind direction to northwesterly on Thursday evening, which would make days colder yet again.
using the measured ACR and local meteorological statistical data, including Weibull parameters and occurrence frequencies of each wind direction, the exceedance probabilities will be calculated for all respective wind directions, and the overall probability distributions are summarized as a function of a series of specified ACR values for each investigated model orientation.
Dependence of measured concentrations on wind direction is given in Figures 4 and 5.
wind direction parallel to the road and perpendicular to the road.