Wind Map

Type of Resource



This animated map shows prevailing surface wind direction and strength across the lower 48 states of the US.

Performance Expectations

MS-ESS2-5   Collect data to provide evidence for how the motions and complex interactions of air masses results in changes in weather conditions.

MS-ESS2-6   Develop and use a model to describe how unequal heating and rotation of the Earth cause patterns of atmospheric and oceanic circulation that determine regional climates.