Average Wind Speed in August at US Cities





The tables below give the average wind speed in August for the largest cities in the United States.

The numbers are averages of most the years that their airport weather stations have collected data.

Average wind speed in August (miles per hour and kilometres per hour)
City MPH KPH
Atlanta, Georgia 7.3 11.7
Austin, Texas 7.5 12.1
Baltimore, Maryland 7.3 11.7
Birmingham, Alabama 5.4 8.7
Boston, Massachusetts 10.8 17.4
Buffalo, New York 9.7 15.6
Charlotte, North Carolina 6.4 10.3
Chicago, Illinois 8.2 13.2
Cincinnati, Ohio 6.8 10.9
Cleveland, Ohio 8.2 13.2
Columbus, Ohio 6.2 10.0
Dallas, Texas 8.9 14.3
Denver, Colorado 8.1 13.0
Detroit, Michigan 8.1 13.0
Hartford, Connecticut 7.0 11.3
Houston, Texas 6.1 9.8
Indianapolis, Indiana 7.2 11.6
City MPH KPH
Jacksonville, Florida 6.7 10.8
Kansas City, Missouri 8.8 14.2
Las Vegas, Nevada 9.5 15.3
Los Angeles, California 7.7 12.4
Louisville, Kentucky 6.4 10.3
Memphis, Tennessee 6.9 11.1
Miami, Florida 7.9 12.7
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 9.5 15.3
Minneapolis, Minnesota 9.2 14.8
Nashville, Tennessee 6.2 10.0
New Orleans, Louisiana 5.9 9.5
New York, New York 7.3 11.7
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 10.4 16.7
Orlando, Florida 7.2 11.6
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 8.0 12.9
Phoenix, Arizona 6.6 10.6
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 6.8 10.9
City MPH KPH
Portland, Oregon 7.1 11.4
Providence, Rhode Island 9.2 14.8
Raleigh, North Carolina 6.3 10.1
Richmond, Virginia 6.5 10.5
Rochester, New York 7.7 12.4
Sacramento, California 8.4 13.5
Salt Lake City, Utah 9.7 15.6
San Antonio, Texas 8.4 13.5
San Diego, California 7.4 11.9
San Francisco, California 12.8 20.6
Seattle, Washington 7.8 12.6
St. Louis, Missouri 7.6 12.2
Tampa, Florida 6.9 11.1
Virginia Beach, Virginia 8.8 14.2
Washington, DC 8.1 13.0
Reference

NOAA National Climatic Data Center. Comparative Climatic Data Publication.

US City Wind
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