Rochester is the second windiest city in the United States, with wind speeds averaging 12.6 mph (20.3 km/h). January to April are the windiest months on average, according to The Weather Channel. Rochester has been hit by two F4 tornadoes since 1950 (the first on May 10, 1953, and the other on September 16, 1962). 
Seamless care that revolves around you: more than 4,700 physicians and scientists collaborate across Mayo Clinic campuses in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota. U.S. News & World Report ranks Mayo Clinic as the #1 hospital overall and #1 in more specialties than any other hospital in the nation.
Overview. Welcome to Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, the original and largest Mayo Clinic campus. Located in the heart of Rochester, Minnesota — a dynamic city just 90 minutes south of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul — Mayo Clinic has been safely caring for patients from around the world for more than 100 years.
Minnesota United FC is an American professional soccer club based in Saint Paul, Minnesota that plays in the Western Conference of Major League Soccer. The club began play in 2017   as the league's 22nd club, and replaced the North American Soccer League (NASL) franchise of the same name .
The 1st district stretches across southern Minnesota from its borders with South Dakota to Wisconsin, and includes the cities of Rochester, Mankato, Winona, Austin, Owatonna, Albert Lea, New Ulm, and Worthington. The incumbent was Republican Jim Hagedorn, who was reelected with 48.6% of the vote in 2020.
This table lists the 331 incorporated places in the United States (excluding the U.S. territories) with a population of at least 100,000 on July 1, 2021, as estimated by the United States Census Bureau. Five states—Delaware, Maine, Vermont, West Virginia, and Wyoming—have no cities with populations of 100,000 or more. The table displays:
The Rochester International Airport was the site of the six-hour 2009 tarmac stranding incident that made international news and resulted in the first fines ever imposed on airline carriers by the United States Department of Transportation for stranding passengers on a tarmac.