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Table 1 Averaged characteristics of air streams during 24-hour cycle (Northern Negev)

From: Possible effects of changes in the meteorological state over semi-arid areas on the general well-being of weather-sensitive patients

Stable periods (Local time) 1pm–10pm 1am–11am
Dominant wind rotation From W to N-W(appr ~ 2300–3300 clockwise from the North) From N-E to S(appr ~ 100–2000 clockwise from the North)
Kind of wind Sea breeze Continental
Wind speed WS 15–25 km·hr-1 2–8 km·hr-1
Unstable periods (Local time) 10pm-1am 11am–2pm