What does the beaufort scale measure?

3 Answers

The Beaufort scale is a scale for measuring wind speeds. It's based on observation rather than accurate measurement. It's the most widely used system to measure wind speed today.

{{ relativeTimeResolver(1589225916432) }}

Points points 52
Rating 0

Beaufort Wind Scale is one of the first scales to estimate wind speeds and effects. Created by Britain's Admiral Sir Francis Beaufort in 1805 to help sailors estimate the winds via visual observations. The scale starts with 0 and goes to a force of 12.

{{ relativeTimeResolver(1589225870300) }}

Points points 59
Rating 0
to view all answers

Similar Questions

Join Alexa Answers

Help make Alexa smarter and share your knowledge with the world