The data available here were collected by DEQ or by other parties, sometimes in cooperation with DEQ. The zip files contain all the information DEQ has about the site. Questions should be sent to David LeMieux or call 406-444-6574.
List of site data held by DEQ
This file has site name, nearest town, coordinates, tower height, start and stop of data collection, percent of data recovered, percent of observations used by DEQ in its analysis, and average speed (from highest anemometer in the case of towers with multiple instruments).This file was last updated 12-24-12.
Summary of Data Held by DEQ (.xls file)
Wind Monitoring Sites
Each zip file contains text data files, NRG raw data files where available, summary information on the site description and quality control, WindPRO summary analysis of speed and direction, pictures if available, and other reports if available.
- To open and extract files: click link and select "Open" to open "WinZip" window; then click "Extract" on the menu bar and select a location on your desktop to download the files to.
- To save the "zip" file to your desktop, click the link and select "Save" then select a location on your desktop to save the "zip" file to.
MET Tower obstructions must be reported in accordance with House Bill 0546 and may also contain information about other obstructions that may be a hindrance to low-flying aircraft. To report obstructions or to view locations of obstructions click here. Additionally the Department of Transportation also maintains MET towers near roadways that wind developers may find useful as a screening tool.