America’s Windiest Cities

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29. Rapid City, South Dakota
> Annual avg. wind speed: 10.7 mph
> Annual max. wind speed: 99 mph
> Daily mean temp.: 47.03° F

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28. Abilene, Texas
> Annual avg. wind speed: 10.9 mph
> Annual max. wind speed: 78 mph
> Daily mean temp.: 64.51° F

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27. Midland-Odessa, Texas
> Annual avg. wind speed: 10.9 mph
> Annual max. wind speed: 93 mph
> Daily mean temp.: 63.83° F

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26. Kodiak, Alaska
> Annual avg. wind speed: 10.9 mph
> Annual max. wind speed: 99 mph
> Daily mean temp.: 40.87° F

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25. Galveston, Texas
> Annual avg. wind speed: 11.1 mph
> Annual max. wind speed: 69 mph
> Daily mean temp.: 71.22° F