Amelia Earhart Final Flight

Weather Analysis

Ameilia Earhart arrived at Lae, Papua New Guinea on June 28th, 1937. She took off at midnight on July 1st. Her last recorded transmission was at 8:43am on July 2nd, 1937.
MetCon produced this historical weather analysis of the days surrounding Amelia Earhart's final flight. The video shows 10000 ft. wind speed, direction and total cloud cover every three hours from June 30th to July 4th, 1937. 
This preliminary analysis being reviewed by The International Group for Historical Aircraft Recovery (TIGHAR) and other
Ameilia Earhart historians and meteorolgists This analysis was requested by Dr. L. DeWayne Cecil, Chief Climatologist for Global Science & Technology (GST) and Chief Scientist for Sustainable earth Observation Systems (SeOS).