Wind Rose Diagram Explanation

What's a wind rose chart and how to read it?

A wind rose chart graphically presents wind direction and velocity and the frequency of the varying wind directions over a period of time at a specific location, revealing the dominant wind patterns.

Despite their name, wind rose charts can be used to display any (time-)varying directional data, like orientations of geological layers or ocean current directions.

What this site good for? lets you create beatiful (wind) rose charts intuitively. However, it provides no functionality to process data to make a windrose chart.

The directions and bins need to be known before values can be entered

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