Energy

Wind Speed Data from Various Meteorology Stations

 

Average Wind Speed (km/hr) by Stations 

SN Station Name Year
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
1 Arghakhanchi (Kanchikot)   NA NA 6.7 5.6 6.6 NA NA NA
2 Bardia(Chisapani)     NA NA NA 7.2 NA NA NA
3 Bhairahawa Agr. 2.76 NA 2.7 2.5 2.8 2.7 2.7 NA NA
4 Bhojpur 0.65 0.71 0.8 1.2 Station Closed
5 Dadeldhura 3.07 2.18 1.8 1.8 2.3 3.4 2.9 2.6 2.6
6 Dhankuta, Pakhribas NA NA 1.1 0.8 1.3 1.2 1.3   1
7 Dhankuta, Dhankuta 4.18 4.11 4.1 3.8 3.9 3.9 3.5 3.2 3.3
8 Dolakha (Jiri) NA NA NA 2.5 2.9 3.2 3.1   3.1
9 Doti, Dipayal NA NA 1.1 0.9 0.8 1.4 2 1.9 1.5
10 Gorakha NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
11 Ilam (Tea State) NA NA NA NA NA 1.2 1.2 NA NA
12 Jhapa (Gaida) 1.41 1.24 1.2 1 NA NA NA NA NA
13 Mustang, Jomsom 3.7 3.48 NA 15.6 16.1 NA NA NA NA
14 Jumla NA NA 5.8 5.2 6 5.4 5.6 5.3 4.6
15 Kailali (Dhangadhi) NA NA NA NA NA NA NA 1.7 1.7
16 Kanchanpur (M. Nagar) 1.92 1.87 1.9 NA 1.8 2.4 2.1 NA NA
17 Kaski (Lumle) 1.36 1.27 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.3 1.3 1.4 NA
18 Kathmandu Airport 1.02 0.78 1 0.9 0.8 0.8 NA 0.7 0.9
19 Lalitpur (Khumaltar) 3.1 3.07 2.8 3.1 3.1 3 3 3 3.1
20 Malepatan, Kaski 1.02 0.71 0.7 0.5 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.3
21 Morang (Biratnagar Airport) 1.51 1.08 2.2 2.8 2 1.8 NA 5.9 6.5
22 Nagarkot, Bhaktapur 6.24 NA NA 5 4.4 4.3 3.7 2.9 2.6
23 Nepalgunj, Banke NA 2.39 2.6 2.5 2.6 2.8 2 1.9 1.5
24 Banke, Khajura     1.6 1.7 1.9 2.2 1.9 1.9 1.9
25 Banke, Sikta     1.3 1.6 1.6 1.9 1.5 0.6 0.8
26 Okhaldhunga 3.57 2.77 4.1 3.4 2.3 2.7 4.3 4.3 3.8
27 Parsa (Parwanipur) 2.31 NA 2.1 2 2.2 2.5 1.7 0.7 1.3
28 Pokhara Airport 2.68 2.44 2.1 2.4 2.3 2.3 NA 1.9 2.1
29 Siraha, Lahan NA NA 3.1 3.5 3.3 3.9 NA NA 1.9
30 Sunsari (Tarahara) NA NA 3.9 4.5 4 4.5 7 6.4 NA
31 Surkhet (Birendranagar) 2.1 2.09 2 1.7 1.5 1.6 1.2 1.3 1.6
32 Surkhet (Puspacamp) 1.79 NA 2.1 1.9 1.7 1.6 1.9 1.6 NA
33 Tanahun (Khairenitar) NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
34 Taplejung 2.46 3.06 3 NA 2.6 2.5 NA 1.5 1.8
Source: Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, 2010