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Wind rose

The wind rose chart is often used to visualize wind patterns. In this example, the chart shows the wind speed distribution. This is achieved with a polar stacked column chart.

Table of Frequencies (percent)
Direction < 0.5 m/s 0.5-2 m/s 2-4 m/s 4-6 m/s 6-8 m/s 8-10 m/s > 10 m/s Total
N 1.81 1.78 0.16 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.75
NNE 0.62 1.09 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.71
NE 0.82 0.82 0.07 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.71
ENE 0.59 1.22 0.07 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.88
E 0.62 2.20 0.49 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.32
ESE 1.22 2.01 1.55 0.30 0.13 0.00 0.00 5.20
SE 1.61 3.06 2.37 2.14 1.74 0.39 0.13 11.45
SSE 2.04 3.42 1.97 0.86 0.53 0.49 0.00 9.31
S 2.66 4.74 0.43 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 7.83
SSW 2.96 4.14 0.26 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 7.37
SW 2.53 4.01 1.22 0.49 0.13 0.00 0.00 8.39
WSW 1.97 2.66 1.97 0.79 0.30 0.00 0.00 7.70
W 1.64 1.71 0.92 1.45 0.26 0.10 0.00 6.09
WNW 1.32 2.40 0.99 1.61 0.33 0.00 0.00 6.64
NW 1.58 4.28 1.28 0.76 0.66 0.69 0.03 9.28
NNW 1.51 5.00 1.32 0.13 0.23 0.13 0.07 8.39
Total 25.53 44.54 15.07 8.52 4.31 1.81 0.23