Average Wind Speed in May at US Cities





The tables below give the average wind speed in May 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 May (miles per hour and kilometres per hour)
City MPH KPH
Atlanta, Georgia 8.7 14.0
Austin, Texas 9.1 14.6
Baltimore, Maryland 8.6 13.8
Birmingham, Alabama 6.8 10.9
Boston, Massachusetts 12.0 19.3
Buffalo, New York 11.4 18.3
Charlotte, North Carolina 7.5 12.1
Chicago, Illinois 10.5 16.9
Cincinnati, Ohio 8.7 14.0
Cleveland, Ohio 10.0 16.1
Columbus, Ohio 8.1 13.0
Dallas, Texas 11.1 17.9
Denver, Colorado 9.3 15.0
Detroit, Michigan 10.0 16.1
Hartford, Connecticut 8.7 14.0
Houston, Texas 8.1 13.0
Indianapolis, Indiana 9.6 15.4
City MPH KPH
Jacksonville, Florida 7.9 12.7
Kansas City, Missouri 10.4 16.7
Las Vegas, Nevada 10.7 17.2
Los Angeles, California 8.4 13.5
Louisville, Kentucky 8.0 12.9
Memphis, Tennessee 8.8 14.2
Miami, Florida 9.5 15.3
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 11.5 18.5
Minneapolis, Minnesota 11.1 17.9
Nashville, Tennessee 7.6 12.2
New Orleans, Louisiana 8.1 13.0
New York, New York 8.7 14.0
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 12.5 20.1
Orlando, Florida 8.8 14.2
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 9.5 15.3
Phoenix, Arizona 7.0 11.3
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 8.7 14.0
City MPH KPH
Portland, Oregon 7.1 11.4
Providence, Rhode Island 10.6 17.1
Raleigh, North Carolina 7.7 12.4
Richmond, Virginia 7.9 12.7
Rochester, New York 9.3 15.0
Sacramento, California 9.0 14.5
Salt Lake City, Utah 9.4 15.1
San Antonio, Texas 9.8 15.8
San Diego, California 7.9 12.7
San Francisco, California 13.4 21.6
Seattle, Washington 8.9 14.3
St. Louis, Missouri 9.4 15.1
Tampa, Florida 8.6 13.8
Virginia Beach, Virginia 10.4 16.7
Washington, DC 9.3 15.0
Reference

NOAA National Climatic Data Center. Comparative Climatic Data Publication.

US City Wind
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