Ft. Thompson WRAN data


The Ft. Thompson 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 Ft. Thompson site:
Site elevation:  528 m (1733 ft)
Site latitude:  44o 7' 45" N
Site longitude:  99o 26' 11" W
Date of activation:  November 21, 2001
Data averaging interval:  10 minutes
Overall data recovery rate:  95.21%
Average wind speed since November 21, 2001, 50 meters:  7.60 m/sec (17.0 mph)
Approximate wind class at 50 meters*:  5
Average wind speed since November 21, 2001, 70 meters:  8.09 m/sec (18.1 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: