BUG: Wind Direction wrong for aggregated buckets

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BUG: Wind Direction wrong for aggregated buckets

Postby ironedge » Thu May 05, 2016 9:31 pm

Hi Boris,

I'd like to report a bug in the aggregation algorithm for the wind direction. I realized it because in my self-made tables, the main wind direction for each month is always "North", which cannot be. I then investigated with the Wind Radar % graph and realized that depending on the resolution, the wind direction always converges towards north, even if it showed a different value when using very granular aggregation.

Means: When drawing the Wind Direction Radar % graph for a given month, using "min10" as resolution, you get a certain wind direction as the main direction in the graph. When using "day1" as resolution, you always end up with "North". It does not make sense that the main wind direction for a month significantly changes when using a different resolution.

Find attached my real-world example from my weather station for February 2016. I took 3 screenshots of the Wind Direction Radar % graph for different resolution values "min10", "hour1" and "day1". The drift towards "North" is obvious, and this happens for any month / aggregation. A correction of this aggregation behavior would be much appreciated. Thank you!

Feb2016_min10.jpg
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Feb2016_hour1.jpg
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Feb2016_day1.jpg
Feb2016_day1.jpg (27.7 KiB) Viewed 17760 times
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Re: BUG: Wind Direction wrong for aggregated buckets

Postby ironedge » Wed May 25, 2016 2:35 pm

@Boris: Any feedback? Any plans to correct it?
I'm happy to provide any further information if needed.
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Re: BUG: Wind Direction wrong for aggregated buckets

Postby admin » Tue Jul 12, 2016 9:55 pm

Hard to get a grip on this. I will have a look at the code again.
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Re: BUG: Wind Direction wrong for aggregated buckets

Postby ironedge » Thu Jul 14, 2016 8:19 pm

Many thanks in advance for your investigations, Boris.
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Re: BUG: Wind Direction wrong for aggregated buckets

Postby ironedge » Sun Oct 09, 2016 8:19 am

Hi @Boris,

Are there any news regarding this bug? Would be really great to get the corrected wind aggregation results.
Thanks!
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Re: BUG: Wind Direction wrong for aggregated buckets

Postby hymrog » Sun Nov 13, 2016 6:57 pm

Hello -

It would be much appreciated to have this issue with Wind Direction be resolved. Dont want to be a jerk, but we are paying a fee for this service and it appears this issue has been ongoing for several months.

Thank you
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