Wind speeds at Viking site in summer 2 to 7 m/s (5 to 16 mph)
Wind speeds at Viking site in fall 5 to 10 m/s (11 to 22 mph)
Wind speeds at Viking site in a dust storm 17 to 30 m/s (38 to 67 mph)
Asked in Planetary Science, Planet Mars
If there is no atmosphere on Mars how can there be winds?
There IS atmosphere on Mars. It's quite thin compared to Earth's, but it's substantial enough for winds to occur. ...
How fast can hurricane winds go up to?
The minimum wind speed for a storm to be called a hurricane is 74 mph for sustained winds. The highest sustained winds on record were 190 mph. The highest gust on record was to 253 mph. ...