The ratio value of the distance covered by the air to the time taken to cover it at the surface.
Definition Source :
WMO International Meteorological Vocabulary
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Unit: defined in the VUNITS attribute, e.g. meter per second (m/s)Resolution: 1 unit of wind speed, as defined in the VUNITS attribute.Example: 3 for a surface wind speed of 2.5 m/s to 3.4 m/s, or 13 for a surface wind speed of 12.8 kt
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