|The World of Wind Atlases – Wind Atlases of the World|
From the European Wind Atlas. Copyright © 1989 by Risø National Laboratory, Roskilde, Denmark.
The map shows the so-called generalised wind climate over Europe, also sometimes referred to as the regional wind climate or simply the wind atlas. In such a map, the influences of local topography have been removed and only the variations on the large scale are shown.