Today in Oklahoma City, United States
Overcast skies and windy. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 73F. Winds S at 25 to 35 mph.
Windy with scattered late night thunderstorms. Low near 60F. Winds S at 20 to 30 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
This weather data was last updated 2018-02-19 09:10:28.
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Oklahoma experiences a temperate climate which is characterized by occasional temperature extremes typical of continental climates. Most of Oklahoma lies in a region known as the Tornado Alley. This region typically experiences cold and warm air masses which trigger adverse weather conditions. Oklahoma has the highest rate of tornadoes in the world with an average of 54 tornadoes striking the state per year. For more weather information on Oklahoma's major cities, visit www.oklahomaweather.net.
Oklahoma is located in a position of differing prevailing temperatures and winds. This causes the weather of this state vary widely between short distances and can change all of a sudden in a very short time. For instance, on the 11th of November, 1911 temperatures in Oklahoma City rose to 83 degrees Fahrenheit (28 degrees Centigrade) during the day and an incoming gust of wind dropped temperatures down to 17 degrees Fahrenheit at midnight.
Climatic conditions in the eastern parts of Oklahoma are most influenced by southerly winds which bring moisture from the Gulf of Mexico causing the region to have a humid subtropical climate. Precipitation and temperatures fall from the east to the west of Oklahoma accordingly with the southern region having temperatures that average 62 degrees Fahrenheit (17 degrees Centigrade) with an annual rainfall of 56b inches (1.420 mm) while areas in the panhandle experience average temperatures of 58 degrees Fahrenheit (14 degree Centigrade) with annual rainfall averaging 17 inches (430 mm). For weather updates on Oklahoma's major cities visit Oklahoma Weather.Net.
We are at Oklahoma Weather.Net recommend that the best time to travel to Oklahoma is around December to January. Travelling to this state around May and June may not be a good idea as thus is a time when most parts of the state will be experiencing lots of rain and there will be a high risk of tornadoes. Travelling to Oklahoma during the tornado season can ruin all your touring plans.
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