Average Annual Wind Speed at Australian Cities





The amount of wind that Australia's major cities average over a year is listed below.

The tables give the average annual wind speeds in miles per hour (MPH) and kilometres per hour (KPH) for morning and afternoon. Morning wind speed readings are taken at 9:00 am local time, while afternoon winds are at 3:00 pm.

The wind measurements here are long-term historical averages of weather data collected during 1991 to 2010.

Annual average wind speed
MPH am MPH pm City KPH am KPH pm
7 10 Adelaide, South Australia 11 16
5 9 Albury, New South Wales 8 14
12 13 Ballarat, Victoria 19 22
8 11 Bendigo, Victoria 13 17
8 12 Brisbane, Queensland 12 20
10 13 Bunbury, Western Australia 16 20
11 13 Bundaberg, Queensland 17 22
9 13 Cairns, Queensland 15 21
5 10 Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 9 16
9 13 Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 14 20
8 12 Darwin, Northern Territory 13 19
11 15 Geelong, Victoria 18 25
11 14 Gold Coast, Queensland 17 23
4 6 Gosford, New South Wales 6 9
Average yearly wind speed
MPH am MPH pm City KPH am KPH pm
10 12 Hobart, Tasmania 16 19
6 11 Launceston, Tasmania 10 18
11 13 Mackay, Queensland 18 21
3 6 Maitland, New South Wales 5 9
12 14 Melbourne, Victoria 20 23
14 19 Newcastle, New South Wales 23 30
10 13 Perth, Western Australia 17 20
8 10 Rockhampton, Queensland 13 16
10 15 Sydney, New South Wales 17 24
13 14 Toowoomba, Queensland 22 22
9 15 Townsville, Queensland 15 24
11 14 Wollongong, New South Wales 17 23
Reference

Australian Government. Bureau of Meteorology. Climate Data Online.

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