Average Wind Speed (mph) for Selected Cities in the Southeast

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The average wind speed is based on the speed of the wind regardless of direction. Data through 2012.

Alabama | Florida | Georgia | North Carolina
South Carolina | Virginia | Puerto Rico

Alabama YRS JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC ANN
BIRMINGHAM AP, AL 69 8.1 8.7 9 8.2 6.8 6 5.7 5.4 6.3 6.2 7.2 7.7 7.1
HUNTSVILLE, AL 45 8.9 9.3 9.7 9 7.8 6.7 5.9 5.7 6.5 7.2 7.8 8.8 7.8
MOBILE, AL 64 10 10.2 10.5 10 8.6 7.5 6.9 6.7 7.7 8 8.8 9.6 8.7
MONTGOMERY, AL 68 7.7 8.2 8.3 7.3 6.1 5.8 5.7 5.2 5.9 5.7 6.5 7.1 6.6
Florida YRS JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC ANN
APALACHICOLA, FL 54 8.3 8.7 8.9 8.5 7.7 7.1 6.4 6.4 7.8 8 8 8 7.8
DAYTONA BEACH, FL 67 8.7 9.1 9.7 9.4 8.9 7.9 7.3 7 8 8.7 8.3 8.3 8.5
FORT MYERS, FL 67 8.3 8.9 9.3 8.8 8 7.2 6.6 6.7 7.4 8.4 8.1 7.9 8
GAINESVILLE, FL 29 6.5 7 7.3 7 6.6 5.7 5.3 5.1 5.6 5.9 6 5.9 6.2
JACKSONVILLE, FL 63 8.1 8.7 9.1 5.8 7.9 7.6 7 6.7 7.5 7.6 7.6 7.6 7.8
KEY WEST, FL 59 11.6 11.8 12 12.2 10.5 9.6 9.4 9.2 9.5 10.8 11.9 11.6 10.9
Miami, FL 63 9.4 10 10.4 10.5 9.5 8.3 7.9 7.9 8.1 9.2 9.6 9.1 9.2
ORLANDO, FL 64 9 9.6 9.9 9.4 8.8 8 7.3 7.2 7.7 8.6 8.6 8.5 8.6
PENSACOLA, FL 48 9 9.3 9.7 9.5 8.6 7.6 6.9 6.7 7.6 7.9 8.2 8.8 8.3
TALLAHASSEE, FL 51 6.7 7.1 7.5 6.8 6.2 5.7 5 5 6 6.2 5.9 6.3 6.2
TAMPA, FL 66 8.5 9.1 9.4 9.2 8.6 7.9 7.1 6.9 7.5 8.3 8.2 8.3 8.3
VERO BEACH, FL 29 8.4 8.9 9.7 9.4 9.1 7.6 6.8 6.6 7.2 8.4 8.6 8 8.2
WEST PALM BEACH, FL 70 10.1 10.5 11 10.9 9.9 8.3 7.7 7.7 8.8 10 10.4 10 9.6
Georgia YRS JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC ANN
ATHENS, GA 57 8.3 8.4 8.4 8.1 7 6.5 6.3 5.7 6.3 6.5 7.2 7.9 7.3
ATLANTA, GA 74 10.4 10.6 10.9 10.1 8.7 8.1 7.7 7.3 8.1 8.5 9.1 9.8 9.1
AUGUSTA,GA 61 6.9 7.5 7.8 7.4 6.3 6 5.8 5.3 5.4 5.6 5.9 6.5 6.4
COLUMBUS, GA 54 7.2 7.7 7.9 7.2 6.6 6.1 5.8 5.5 6.5 6.3 6.4 6.9 6.7
MACON, GA 64 8 8.4 8.5 8.1 7.4 6.8 6.6 6.1 6.6 6.5 6.9 7.4 7.3
SAVANNAH, GA 62 8.2 8.6 9 8.5 7.5 7.3 6.9 6.7 7.2 7.3 7.2 7.6 7.7
North Carolina YRS JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC ANN
ASHEVILLE, NC 48 9.1 9.1 8.8 8.4 6.7 5.8 5.6 5.1 5.4 6.5 7.7 8.4 7.2
CAPE HATTERAS, NC 54 11.5 11.5 11.5 11.5 10.5 10.5 9.9 9.3 10.1 10.5 10.4 10.9 10.7
CHARLOTTE, NC 63 7.8 8.2 8.8 8.6 7.5 6.9 6.6 6.4 6.6 6.7 6.9 7.3 7.4
GREENSBORO-WNSTN-SALM-HGHPT,NC 84 8.1 8.5 9.1 8.8 7.6 6.9 6.5 6.2 6.6 7 7.5 7.6 7.5
RALEIGH, NC 63 8.1 8.5 9.1 8.8 7.7 7 6.7 6.3 6.7 6.6 7.1 7.6 7.5
WILMINGTON, NC 61 9 9.6 9.9 10.1 9.1 84 7.9 7.3 7.8 7.9 8.1 8.4 8.6
South Carolina YRS JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC ANN
CHARLESTON AP,SC 63 9.1 9.8 10 9.7 8.6 8.3 7.8 7.4 7.7 8 8.1 8.5 8.6
COLUMBIA, SC 64 7.2 7.7 8.2 8.2 7 6.6 6.3 5.8 6 6.1 6.3 6.7 6.8
GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG AP, SC 50 7.6 7.9 8.2 8 7 6.4 6.1 5.7 6.2 6.5 6.8 7.4 7
Virginia YRS JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC ANN
LYNCHBURG, VA 45 7.4 7.5 7.8 7.8 6.4 5.6 5.5 5.2 5.6 6.1 6.6 6.6 6.6
NORFOLK, VA 64 11.3 11.7 12 11.7 10.4 9.7 8.9 8.8 9.6 10.1 10.3 10.7 10.4
RICHMOND, VA 64 8.1 8.6 9.1 9 7.9 7.4 6.9 6.5 6.7 7 7.6 7.8 7.7
ROANOKE, VA 64 9.3 9.3 9.8 9.5 7.7 6.8 6.5 6.1 6 6.8 7.9 8.5 7.9
WASHINGTON DULLES AP, D.C. 50 8.1 8.5 8.9 8.7 7.4 6.8 6.2 5.8 6.2 6.6 7.6 7.8 7.4
WASHINGTON NAT'L AP, D.C. 64 10 10.3 10.9 10.5 9.3 8.9 8.3 8.1 8.3 8.7 9.4 9.6 9.4
Puerto Rico YRS JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC ANN
SAN JUAN, PR 57 8.3 8.6 9.1 8.8 8.3 8.3 8.9 9.6 8.7 7.5 6.6 7.3 8.3