Important Natural Local Winds

Chinook Hot, dry wind in Rockies, also called ‘snow eater’.
Foehn Hot, dry wind in the Alps.
Khamsin Hot, dry wind in Egypt.
Sirocco Hot, moist wind from Sahara to Mediterranean Sea.
Salano Hot, moist wind from Sahara towards Iberian Peninsula.
Harmattan Hot, dry wind blowing outwards from the interior of W. Africa, also called Guinea Doctor.
Bora Cold, dry wind blowing outwards from Hungary to the north of Italy (near Adriatic Sea).
Mistral Very cold wind, which blows down from the Alps over France.
Punas Cold, dry wind blowing down towards the western side of Andes.
Blizzard Very cold wind in Tundra region.
Brickfielder Hot wind in Australia.
Purga Cold wind in Russian tundra.
Levanter Cold wind in Spain.
Norwester Hot wind in New Zealand.
Santa Ana Hot wind in S. California in USA.
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Important Natural Local Winds
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