25 May 2005
Snow Speed Penetration Snow Speed Penetration
Base / City
Pago Pago / Tutuila
Saipan / Tinian
Notes to TABLE C-1, "STRUCTURAL CLIMATIC LOADING DATA UNITED STATES,
(a) - Wind speed equals 125 mph (201 km/h) in the south sector of Kirtland AFB.
Wind speed equals 100 mph (161 km/h) on the remainder of the base.
(b) Ground snow load to be used for Navy facilities at identified locations in Washington State
equals 25 psf (1.20 kPa).
CS Site specific case studies are required to establish ground snow loads.
Special - Special wind regions where unusual geographic conditions require consideration for potential
unusual wind conditions. The wind speeds shown are minimum values. The potential for higher wind
speeds due to unusual geographic conditions should also be considered.