Is Chicago the windiest city in the United States?

Far from it. With an average wind speed of 10.4 miles per hour, Chicago ranks 16th in the list of windy American cities.

Here are the top five, with average wind speeds (in miles per hour):

1. Great Falls, Montana. 13.1
2. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. 13
3. Boston, Massachusetts. 12.9
4. Cheyenne, Wyoming. 12.8
5. Wichita, Kansas. 12.7