The windiest place in the world.

The highest wind speed ever recorded was at Mount Washington, New Hampshire, USA. On April 12, 1934 it reached a record breaing 231 mph.

Commonwealth Bay, at George V Coast just south of Australia and on the coast of Antarctica, has been named by scientists as the windiest place in the world, the “Home of the Blizzard.” Here masses of dense cold air from high on the Antarctic Plateau slide downhill toward the coast. The shape of the land tends to funnel and therefore concentrate the winds so that they often accelerate to speeds of over 200 miles per hour.

Wind by anual average in the USA: http://rredc.nrel.gov/wind/pubs/atlas/maps/chap2/2-01m.html

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