Wind and rain

Torrington weather station in North Devon UK.

polar wind direction

Wind direction 12 hours

Torrington, North Devon, UK area

This polar chart shows the wind direction over the last twelve hours. High wind gusts are shown in red. Up to date wind speed data is shown on the wind direction map.
The station is on the North facing slope of a hill. The air flow is not laminar due to the house and some trees to the South East. The anemometer is above a roof about four metres above ground and is accessible for maintenance with some difficulty. In spite of this the measurements are reliable and agree with the official forecasts.