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Re: Plotting monthly average wind speed maps at different heights using NCL

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I am using the wrf model to simulate winds for the purpose of mesoscale wind resource assessment.

I seek assistance in terms of plotting average wind speed maps for a month at 10 m and also at higher heights using NCL.

I am able to plot the wind speed maps for each time record but unable to do monthly average wind speed maps.

Appreciate guidance, scripts, assistance and advice.

Hi Kunal,

Making a monthly average is quite easy in NCL. You can use the NCL function dim_avg_n. For example, if you want an average for January and your file starts on the 1st of Jan, you want to subset the data and average over the 'Time' dimension:

jan_avg = dim_avg_n(t2(0:30,:,:),0)
I am having same problem to plot wind speed at any given height. Need your assistance to get working ncl script to plot it using wrf output data.