Average Wind Speed in October at US Cities





The tables below give the average wind speed in October 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 October (miles per hour and kilometres per hour)
City MPH KPH
Atlanta, Georgia 8.5 13.7
Austin, Texas 7.5 12.1
Baltimore, Maryland 7.9 12.7
Birmingham, Alabama 6.2 10.0
Boston, Massachusetts 11.8 19.0
Buffalo, New York 11.1 17.9
Charlotte, North Carolina 6.7 10.8
Chicago, Illinois 10.0 16.1
Cincinnati, Ohio 8.1 13.0
Cleveland, Ohio 9.9 15.9
Columbus, Ohio 7.4 11.9
Dallas, Texas 9.7 15.6
Denver, Colorado 7.8 12.6
Detroit, Michigan 9.7 15.6
Hartford, Connecticut 7.8 12.6
Houston, Texas 6.9 11.1
Indianapolis, Indiana 8.9 14.3
City MPH KPH
Jacksonville, Florida 7.7 12.4
Kansas City, Missouri 10.5 16.9
Las Vegas, Nevada 8.1 13.0
Los Angeles, California 6.9 11.1
Louisville, Kentucky 7.2 11.6
Memphis, Tennessee 7.7 12.4
Miami, Florida 9.2 14.8
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 11.4 18.3
Minneapolis, Minnesota 10.6 17.1
Nashville, Tennessee 6.8 10.9
New Orleans, Louisiana 7.6 12.2
New York, New York 8.6 13.8
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 11.8 19.0
Orlando, Florida 8.6 13.8
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 8.8 14.2
Phoenix, Arizona 5.8 9.3
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 8.3 13.4
City MPH KPH
Portland, Oregon 6.5 10.5
Providence, Rhode Island 9.5 15.3
Raleigh, North Carolina 6.6 10.6
Richmond, Virginia 7.0 11.3
Rochester, New York 8.8 14.2
Sacramento, California 6.4 10.3
Salt Lake City, Utah 8.5 13.7
San Antonio, Texas 8.3 13.4
San Diego, California 6.5 10.5
San Francisco, California 9.4 15.1
Seattle, Washington 8.3 13.4
St. Louis, Missouri 8.9 14.3
Tampa, Florida 8.3 13.4
Virginia Beach, Virginia 10.1 16.3
Washington, DC 8.7 14.0
Reference

NOAA National Climatic Data Center. Comparative Climatic Data Publication.

US City Wind
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