Crandall WRAN data


 

The Crandall WRAN data is available as a series of *.pdf reports containing time-sequence and histogram plots.  Select the month for which you would like the plots.  (If you would like the data in another format, contact Dr. Todey.)

Statistics for the Crandall site:
These statistics include all data from the activation date to:  October 31, 2002
Site elevation:  578 m (1895 ft)
Site latitude:  45o 12' 21" N
Site longitude:  97o 54' 19" W
Date of activation:  November 14, 2001
Data averaging interval:  10 minutes
Overall data recovery rate:  99.66%
Average wind speed since activation, 50 meters:  8.71 m/sec (19.5 mph)
Approximate wind class at 50 meters*:  6
Average wind speed since activation, 70 meters:  9.10 m/sec (20.4 mph)
 

*The approximate class numbers given here are based on average wind speeds and the approximate class table given in the NREL Wind Assessment Handbook.  This number is an approximation only, as it is based on several assumptions (and a limited data set, so far).
 

Data reports available:



2001

2002