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Fact of the Day: Record-Breaking Winds

Fact of the Day: Record-Breaking Winds

Did you know the fastest wind speed ever recorded was 231 miles per hour? 

 

 

For nearly sixty-two years, Mount Washington, New Hampshire held the world record for the fastest wind gust ever recorded on the surface of the Earth: 231 miles per hour, recorded April 12, 1934 by Mount Washington Observatory staff.

 

 

 

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