Fetch sample wind speed and air temperature data for Texas, USA.


All sample datasets in Verde are deprecated and will be removed in Verde v2.0.0. The tutorials/examples will transition to using Ensaio instead.

Data are average wind speed and air temperature for data for February 26 2018. The original data was downloaded from Iowa State University.

If the file isn’t already in your data directory, it will be downloaded automatically.


data (pandas.DataFrame) – Columns are the station ID, longitude, latitude, air temperature in C, east component of wind speed in knots, and north component of wind speed in knots.

See also


Utility function to help setup a Cartopy map.

Examples using verde.datasets.fetch_texas_wind#