Q.What is surface wind and what factors affect surface wind?

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Kannan Ganesan

Surface wind is the wind blowing near the Earth's surface. It is measured by an anemometer (speed) or wind vane (wind direction) at a standard height of 10 m above ground .  The Four Forces That Influence Wind Speed & Wind Direction

Temperature. Air temperature varies between day and night and from season to season due to changes in the heating Earth's atmosphere. .

Air Pressure. Air pressure is the weight of a column of air reaching the top of the atmosphere from the ground. 

Centripetal Acceleration. 

Earth's Rotation