I. Deligiannis, P. Dimitriadis, and D. Koutsoyiannis, Hourly temporal distribution of wind, European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2016, Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 18, Vienna, 18, EGU2016-13138-4, doi:10.13140/RG.2.2.25967.53928, European Geosciences Union, 2016.
The wind process is essential for hydrometeorology and additionally, is one of the basic renewable energy resources. Most stochastic forecast models are limited up to daily scales disregarding the hourly scale which is significant for renewable energy management. Here, we analyze hourly wind timeseries giving emphasis on the temporal distribution of wind within the day. We finally present a periodic model based on statistical as well as hydrometeorological reasoning that shows good agreement with data.
Acknowledgement: This research is conducted within the frame of the undergraduate course "Stochastic Methods in Water Resources" of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA). The School of Civil Engineering of NTUA provided moral support for the participation of the students in the Assembly.