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Research Article

Determination of the Surface Roughness Parameter and Wind Shear Exponent of Kisii Region from the On-Site Measurement of Wind Profiles

Table 2

Extrapolated average wind speeds at different hub heights using site specific wind shear exponent and constant shear exponent (1/7).

MonthHub HeightAverage wind speed for Nyamecheo StationAverage wind speed for KSU StationAverage wind speed for Ikobe station

FEBRUARY201.642.563.053.672.092.73
301.743.533.244.332.223.38
501.875.283.495.342.394.43
701.976.883.676.132.475.30

MARCH201.112.002.523.031.592.06
301.173.002.683.581.692.55
501.265.002.884.411.823.33
701.337.003.035.061.913.96

APRIL201.121.922.212.66--
301.182.802.353.14--
501.274.512.533.87--
701.346.162.664.44--

MAY201.292.222.903.48-
301.373.233.084.11--
501.475.203.315.07--
701.557.113.485.82--

JUNE201.121.922.563.07--
301.182.802.713.62--
501.274.502.924.47--
701.346.163.075.13--

JULY201.652.843.654.38--
301.754.143.875.18--
501.886.664.176.38--
701.999.104.387.33--

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