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The Advanced Parameters tab on the Wind Resource page contains the following variables.

 

Variable

Description

Weibull K

A measure of the long-term distribution of wind speeds

1 hr. autocorrelation factor

A measure of the hour-to-hour randomness of the wind speed

Diurnal pattern strength

A measure of how strongly the wind speed depends on the time of day

Hour of peak windspeed

The time of day that tends to be windiest on average

Some resource data, for certain regions, includes these parameters. If this is the case, HOMER automatically sets these parameters to the values specified in the downloaded resource information.

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