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Extreme wind speeds at all stations

In the table below the 50 highest wind speed events (potential wind speed) are listed.
The list is evaluated from the period 1962-2002 from the following stations:
225 IJmuiden, 240 Schiphol, 260 De Bilt, 265 Soesterberg, 270 Leeuwarden,
275 Deelen, 280 Eelde, 310 Vlissingen, 330 Hoek van Holland, 344 Zestienhoven,
350 Gilze-Rijen, 370 Eindhoven, and 380 Beek.


# Name Date Hour
(GMT)
Wind Direction (degrees) Wind Speed
(m/s)
1 270 Leeuwarden 1972, November 13 07 310 28.1
2 240 Schiphol 1990, January 25 18 240 28.0
3 344 Zestienhoven 1973, April 2 17 290 26.8
4 270 Leeuwarden 1984, January 14 22 270 26.3
5 270 Leeuwarden 1990, February 26 13 260 26.0
6 275 Deelen 1967, October 17 12 240 25.9
7 310 Vlissingen 1976, January 2 24 250 25.8
8 225 IJmuiden 1990, January 25 18 240 25.6
9 270 Leeuwarden 1990, January 25 17 220 25.5
10 270 Leeuwarden 1979, February 14 18 060 25.4
11 344 Zestienhoven 1972, November 13 06 290 25.3
12 265 Soesterberg 1990, January 25 19 270 25.2
13 270 Leeuwarden 1976, January 3 02 280 25.2
14 225 IJmuiden 1973, April 2 19 310 25.1
15 270 Leeuwarden 1973, April 2 21 340 25.0
16 344 Zestienhoven 1990, January 25 18 230 25.0
17 225 IJmuiden 1976, January 3 01 260 24.9
18 330 Hoek van Holland 2002, October 27 15 260 24.9
19 310 Vlissingen 1990, January 25 16 230 24.8
20 310 Vlissingen 1983, November 27 03 230 24.5
21 240 Schiphol 1962, February 12 13 240 24.4
22 225 IJmuiden 1972, November 13 06 290 24.3
23 330 Hoek van Holland 1990, January 25 18 260 24.1
24 280 Eelde 1976, January 3 03 270 24.1
25 225 IJmuiden 2002, October 27 14 260 24.1
26 280 Eelde 1990, February 26 14 260 24.0
27 270 Leeuwarden 1983, February 1 15 260 23.9
28 240 Schiphol 1973, April 2 19 320 23.9
29 225 IJmuiden 1967, October 17 12 260 23.8
30 330 Hoek van Holland 1983, November 27 07 240 23.8
31 310 Vlissingen 1973, April 2 15 270 23.6
32 275 Deelen 1976, January 3 02 270 23.6
33 330 Hoek van Holland 1973, April 2 17 300 23.6
34 240 Schiphol 2002, October 27 16 260 23.6
35 240 Schiphol 1972, November 13 05 260 23.5
36 240 Schiphol 1976, January 2 24 230 23.5
37 240 Schiphol 1977, December 24 06 230 23.5
38 330 Hoek van Holland 1962, January 11 13 230 23.5
39 225 IJmuiden 1965, November 24 07 280 23.5
40 310 Vlissingen 2002, October 27 13 250 23.4
41 344 Zestienhoven 1976, January 3 02 270 23.4
42 370 Eindhoven 1962, January 11 14 220 23.3
43 225 IJmuiden 1987, October 16 08 210 23.3
44 225 IJmuiden 1983, February 1 16 280 23.3
45 275 Deelen 1990, January 25 19 240 23.2
46 350 Gilze-Rijen 1973, April 2 17 270 23.2
47 330 Hoek van Holland 1962, December 16 08 310 23.2
48 280 Eelde 1993, January 13 22 270 23.2
49 240 Schiphol 1993, January 24 02 230 23.1
50 275 Deelen 1973, April 2 15 240 23.1