Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Oklahoma City Christmas Snowfall 2nd Highest on Record


The 0.6" of snow which fell at Oklahoma City on December 25 was the second highest amount ever recorded there on Christmas. It was, however, only 10% of the 6.5" nearly a century ago in 1914. The monthly average temperature for December to date at Oklahoma City is 46.7°, which is 5.6° above normal.

The list of Christmas snowfalls and amounts on the ground at Oklahoma City, from the National Weather Service:
Years with Snowfall   Snow on Ground
on Christmas Day      on Christmas Morning    
1913 Trace            1913  Trace
1914 6.5 inches       1914  6 inches
1937 Trace            1918  5 inches
1938 Trace            1939  Trace
1939 0.3 inches       1943  1 inch
1948 Trace            1962  Trace
1952 Trace            1975  1 inch
1962 Trace            1983  Trace
1975 0.5 inches       1987  Trace
1987 Trace            1990  Trace
2000 Trace            2002  2 inches
                 2009  14 inches 

1 comment:

Ben Stewart said...

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