Wind Series

Our wind series have been evalutated with WRF (Weather Research and Forecasting) numerical weather prediction model , initalized with NCEP long term high resolution analisys. 

Data coverage has a resolution of 10km for the whole European area and 3km for the Central and South of Italy and cover the last 10 years (2003-2012).  Our wind series have been tested for maximum accuracy and may be considered a very reliable dataset.

 

Main features:

 

  • Resolution of 10km for Europe and 3km for Central and South Italy
  • 10 years of data (2003-2012)
  • Hourly data
  • Variables: wind speed and direction, temperature, relative humidity, solar radiation

 

 

Forecasted  Measured 
 forecasted observed 
Comparison of the wind rose for a test site, year 2011. On the left the wind rose built with out wind series, on the righ the wind rose buildt with onsite measurements.

 

Comparison of wind forecasts and observations
 wind series comparison
Comparison of wind forecast and wind onsite measurement for a test site - year 2011

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