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Climate decades: Wind direction

The following graphic shows the average of the wind direction for May 2019 decade 3. The second graphic shows the anomlies to the reference period.



Climate decades: Wind direction Climate decades: Wind direction Scale

Climate decades: Wind direction Climate decades: Wind direction Scale


Notice

The following graphic shows a high pressure area in the northern hemisphere:


Color scale of a high pressure area

A low pressure area in the northern hemisphere appears like the following graphic:


Color scale of a low pressure area

In the southern hemisphere the pressure areas are rotating in the opposite direction because the Coriolis force is inverted. So the colors are also inverted.