Re: Units for wind speed

mån 2002-05-20 klockan 17.07 skrev Manuel Borchers:
> Am Mon, 2002-05-20 um 12.47 schrieb Christian Rose:
> > locale  unit  status
> > -------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > de_DE   m/s   ?
> Today, I saw km/h on and I also think that most people
> have a better "feeling" of km/h... 
> ( also says,
> that km/h is more common for most people, but m/s is the SI-Standard
> [for velocities in general])

Ok. indeed seems to use km/h, but other sites (like seem to use m/s. On is mentioned
that both m/s and km/h can be used.

I'd appreciate more background on this (especially an official
recommendation) if you can find one. Is there an official national
weather institute? In that case, maybe they have a recommendation
available on the web.


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