"You know, It would be a pretty nice day, if it wasn't for the wind" ~Everyone that has ever lived in Rochester, Minnesota.

Cold winter days in Rochester, Minnesota are much more bearable, Spring actually feels like spring, and the outdoors are much more enjoyable when we get a break from the howling winds. Unfortunately, conditions are rarely calm here. Rochester was again named one of the windiest cities in America.

The Weather Station Experts put together a list of the windiest cities in America by using the latest wind speed data from NOAA and Rochester ranks pretty high.

Rochester, Minnesota Is One Of The Windiest Cities In The United States

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Ask anyone what the windiest city in America is and most will immediately say Chicago. The city in Illinois is known as the "windy city" so that's not a bad guess, but it's wrong. Chicago isn't even in the top 10.

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Rochester, Minnesota Is One Of The Windiest Cities In The United States

The list of the windiest cities in America includes four cities in the midwest which makes sense because of how flat it is across this region. Three cities in Texas made the list too which also didn't surprise me,

I didn't expect to see Boston (7) and New York City (9) in the top ten.

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Rochester, Minnesota Is One Of The Windiest Cities In The United States

Rochester, Minnesota is the second windiest city in the United States again this year with an average wind speed of 12.1 mph. The title of the windiest city goes to Amarillo, Texas, The average wind speed in Amarillo is 12.9 mph.

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