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Table 2

Monthly mean wind speeds and standard deviations for Garoua using measured and satellite-derived data.

Period Measured Satellite-derived


Jan 1.585 0.920 3.21 0.84
Feb 1.588 0.930 3.38 0.95
Mar 2.093 1.057 3.35 1.00
Apr 2.711 1.385 3.09 0.92
May 2.511 1.256 2.54 0.69
Jun 2.492 1.296 2.31 0.74
Jul 2.333 1.287 2.22 0.66
Aug 1.840 1.017 2.04 0.63
Sep 1.603 0.884 1.67 0.47
Oct 1.583 0.949 1.70 0.49
Nov 1.395 0.870 2.21 0.64
Dec 1.237 0.733 2.88 0.70
Whole Year 1.915 1.168 2.55 0.68