World's Fastest Recorded Wind Speed measured with an Anemometer - Barrow Island WA

Date of Record: 10/04/1996

The world's fastest recorded wind speed measured with an anemometer is: 113.2 m/s or 407 km/h (253 mph) 3-second gust; one of five extreme gusts during a series of 5 minute time periods at Barrow Island (WA), on 10 April 1996, during Cyclone Olivia.