flow of gases or air on a large scale


Wind valuesEdit

Driving forces and Wind systemsEdit

Wind profileEdit

Applications and effectsEdit


Regional windsEdit



Related weather symbolsEdit

Symbol Number English description Deutsche Beschreibung
07 Dust or sand raised by the wind at or near the station at the time of the observation, but no well-developed dust whirl(s), and no sandstorm seen: or, in the case of ships, blowing spray at the station Staub- oder Sandfegen bzw. -treiben, jedoch keine gut entwickelten Staubteufel und kein Sandsturm
08 Well developed dust whirl(s) or sand whirl(s) seen at or near the station during the preceding hour or at the time of observation, but no duststorm or sandstorm Kleintromben (Staubteufel) in der letzten Stunde oder aktuell beobachtbar, jedoch kein Sandsturm
18 Squall(s) within sight during past hour Böenkragen in der letzten Stunde sichtbar oder markante an der Station
19 Funnel cloud(s) / Tornado(s) during the preceding hour or at time of observation Trichterwolken oder Tornados während der letzten Stunde an oder in der Nähe der Wetterstation