Met Instruments Project

Wind Measurement

10 Meter Mechanical Wind Speed

1 minute average wind speed at 10 meters AGL.

TypeMechanical Propeller
Standard UnitsMeters/Second
SensorR. M. Young 05103 Wind Meter
Range0-100 m/s
Accuracy± 0.3 m/s or 1% of reading
DocumentationModel 05103

10 Meter Mechanical Wind Direction

1 minute average wind direction at 10 meters AGL.

TypeMechanical Vane
Standard UnitsDegrees, 0° true north turning clockwise
SensorR. M. Young 05103 Wind Meter
Range0-360°
Accuracy± 3°
DocumentationModel 05103

10 Meter Ultrasonic Wind Speed

1 minute average wind speed at 10 meters AGL.

TypeUltrasonic
Standard UnitsMeters/Second
SensorThies Clima 4.3821.31.318
Range0-85 m/s
Accuracy± 0.1 m/s @ < 5 m/s
± 2 % @ 5-85 m/s
DocumentationModel 4.382x.3x.xxx

10 Meter Ultrasonic Wind Speed

1 minute average wind speed at 10 meters AGL.

TypeUltrasonic
Standard UnitsDegrees, 0° true north turning clockwise
SensorThies Clima 4.3821.31.318
Range0-360°
Accuracy± 1° @ 1-60 m/s
± 2° @ 60-85 m/s
DocumentationModel 4.382x.3x.xxx

10 Meter Ultrasonic Wind Speed

1 minute average wind speed at 10 meters AGL.

TypeMechanical Propeller
Standard UnitsMeters/Second
SensorR. M. Young 27106T
Range0-35 m/s
Accuracy± 1% of reading
DocumentationModel 27106T

Both R. M. Young and Thies Clima anemometers are collocated at 10 meters to allow for uninterrupted wind measurements in adverse weather conditions. This station automatically changes anemometer type use with the use of 9 meter temperature and 3 meter current weather conditions.