The Accuracy of Wind Direction Forecasts
1955 Oct 13
Originating Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
OpenNet Entry Date:
1999 Sep 28
This report discusses the two prediction methods used in the military services in 1955. It was concluded that up to altitudes of about 40,000 feet, 24-hour forecasts of the wind direction should be accurate within about 40 degrees 70%-75% of the time.