Requirement #763 


For variable: Wind gust

In application: Aeronautical Meteorology

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 0.5 m.s-1  1 m.s-1  2 m.s-1 
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 5 sec 60 sec 2 min
Timeliness 5 sec 60 sec 2 min


Validated: 3/31/14 Source: J van der Meulen
Comment: From ICAO Annex 3, Att. A; 'Variations from the mean surface wind': ± 1 m/s (2 kt), in terms of longitudinal and lateral components Confidence: firm
Def: :Result of impact studies of actual data used in actual applications of numerical or conceptual models
  • Domain: Terrestrial
    • Subdomain: Land surface
      • Variable: Wind gust
        • Applicable (vertical) layers:
          • Near Surface
          • Land surface
        • Horizontal Coverage: Point