Many people have visited my site in search of wind rose data for Indian stations. A wind rose is a simple method of graphical representation of the frequency distribution of wind speed and direction at a given location over a certain period. Such information is useful in applications related to aviation. architecture, wind energy, air pollution, etc.

The India Meteorological Department had now brought out a publication entitled “Atlas of Wind Roses 1971-2000 Volume 1 – 0300 UTC”. based on data recorded at 180 stations in India. I am sure that many of my readers would be interested in it. It is a priced publication and details are available on the IMD web site at