Alaska Climate Data - Wind
For the first order observing stations, detailed wind speed and direction data are available. These analyses are based on hourly observations for the period 1971 - 2000. Data are also available for Barter Island for the period 1971 - 1988.

Wind direction
Wind speed
Monthly and annual average wind data are available for the Automated Surface Observing System (ASOS) stations at airport locations. Wind instrumentation is standardized to a height of 10 meters. The period of record is 1996 - 2002 and the averages are based on hourly observations.

Mean wind speed
Prevailing wind direction

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