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Monthly/Daily Climate Records and Normals for Oklahoma City, OK
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Heat Wave and Summer Temperature Data
for Oklahoma City, OK

How does the summer of 2012 compare to other years with hot summers such as 1934, 1936, 1943, 1954, 1980, 2000, 2006 and 2011 for Oklahoma City? Please review the data tables below. Heat wave information for Wichita Falls, TX is available here.

Hottest Summers
(June-July-August)
All-time Highest Temperatures
for Oklahoma City, OK
Rank Year Avg Temp Rank Temperature Date
1 2011 87.5 1 (tie) 113 August 3, 2012
2 (tie) 1980 85.9   113 August 11, 1936
  1934 85.9 3 (tie) 112 August 2, 2012
4 1936 85.4   112 August 1, 2012
5 1998 84.7   112 August 10, 1936
6 1943 84.2 6 (tie) 110 August 6, 2011
7 1954 83.7   110 August 5, 2011
8 1918 83.2   110 July 9, 2011
9 1937 83.0   110 July 6, 1996
10 1952 82.5   110 August 2, 1980
    110 August 12, 1936

 

Number of Consecutive Days ≥ 110 Degrees (Top 10 Streaks) Number of Days ≥ 110 Degrees in a Calendar Year (Top 10 Years)
Rank Dates Number Rank Year Number
1 (tie) August 1-3, 2012 3 1 (tie) 2012 3
  August 10-12, 1936 3   2011 3
3 August 5-6, 2011 2   1936 3
 4 (tie) July 9, 2011 1 3 (tie) 1996 1
  July 6, 1996 1   1980 1
  August 2, 1980 1  

 

Number of Consecutive Days ≥ 105 Degrees (Top 10 Streaks) Number of Days ≥ 105 Degrees in a Calendar Year (Top 10 Years)
Rank Dates Number Rank Year Number
1 (tie) July 29-August 4, 2012 7 1 2011 21
  July 31-August 6, 2011 7 2 1980 17
3 August 8-13, 1936 6 3 1998 14
4 (tie) July 17-21, 2006 5 4 1936 12
  July 29-August 2, 1980 5 5 2012 11
6 (tie) September 1-4, 2000 4 6 2006 9
  July 23-26, 1998 4 7 1947 8
  July 4-7, 1996 4 8 1964 7
  July 27-30, 1986 4 9 (tie) 1978 6
  July 16-19, 1980 4   1954 6
  August 14-17, 1956 4  

 

Number of Consecutive Days ≥ 100 Degrees (Top 10 Streaks) Number of Days ≥ 100 Degrees in a Calendar Year (Top 10 Years)
Rank Dates Number Rank Year Number
1 August 4-25, 1936 22 1 2011 63
2 July 1-19, 1966 19 2 1980 50
3 July 18-August 4, 2012 18 3 1934 45
4 August 19-September 4, 2000 17 4 1936 43
5 (tie) July 18-August 2, 1998 16 5 1954 41
  August 3-18, 1956 16 6 1998 40
7 (tie) July 7-20, 1980 14 7 2006 38
  August 1-14, 1937 14 8 1978 35
  June 29-July 11, 2011 13 9 2012 34
10 (tie) July 26-August 6, 2011 12 10 2000 32
  July 30-August 10, 2006 12  

 

Number of Consecutive Days ≥ 95 Degrees (Top 10 Streaks) Number of Days ≥ 95 Degrees in a Calendar Year (Top 10 Years)
Rank Dates Number Rank Year Number
1 June 29-August 10, 2011 43 1 2011 85
2 July 24-August 27, 1980 35 2 1980 81
3 July 11-August 12, 2012 33 3 1998 80
4 June 29-July 29, 1954 31 4 1954 79
5 June 24-July 22, 1980 29 5 1936 77
6 (tie) July 28-August 20, 2006 28 6 2006 68
  July 6-August 2, 1998 28 7 (tie) 1956 67
8 August 2-28, 1936 27   1934 67
9 (tie) July 16-August 10, 2001 26 9 1931 65
  June 25-July 20, 1966 26 10 2012 62

 

Number of Consecutive Days ≥ 90 Degrees (Top 10 streaks) Number of Days ≥ 90 Degrees in a Calendar Year (Top 10 Years)
Rank Dates Number Rank Year Number
1 (tie) June 1-August 10, 2011 71 1 1998 113
  June 23-September 1, 1980 71 2 2011 109
3 June 22-August 17, 2012 57  3 (tie) 2006 108
4 June 27-August 21, 2006 56   1954 107
5 July 6-August 28, 1936 54 5 1980 102
6 July 14-September 4, 1999 53 6 1956 101
7 June 17-August 7, 1954 52 7 1939 100
8 (tie) July 13-August 23, 2010 45 8 1931 99
  August 1-September 14, 2000 45 9 1936 98
10 July 3-August 16, 1923 42 10 1963 96

 

Number of 90°, 95° 100°, 105° & 110° Days by Month for 2012 (through 10/01/2012)
Days Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total
≥ 90° 0 0 0 0 3 17 31 24 17 - - - 92
≥ 95° 0 0 0 0 0 8 29 16 9 - - - 62
≥ 100° 0 0 0 0 0 4 15 9 6 - - - 34
≥ 105° 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 6 1 - - - 11
≥ 110° 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 - - - 3

The following tables show a comparison of high temperatures in 2012 to the years of 1934, 1936, 1943, 1954, 1980, 1998, 2000, 2006 and 2011 for the months of May, June, July, August and September (red values indicate current records for the day).

May
Day Rec Max 1934 1936 1943 1954 1980 1998 2000 2006 2011 2012
05/01 93 78 83 84 68 76 78 64 81 62 85
05/02 94 73 72 94 52 71 80 64 82 63 84
05/03 95 64 80 87 54 76 75 71 83 72 91
05/04 93 81 81 90 63 82 79 76 76 77 83
05/05 94 74 89 86 73 81 75 68 68 78 89
05/06 92 81 83 84 78 84 81 82 60 85 87
05/07 93 88 76 81 68 73 80 90 68 93 69
05/08 96 89 73 50 69 65 78 89 76 94 73
05/09 94 86 73 55 58 74 66 72 88 94 81
05/10 96 72 71 57 53 93 79 81 69 84 82
05/11 94 81 70 80 54 93 85 90 72 75 64
05/12 93 84 76 72 69 88 88 79 83 81 72
05/13 95 81 80 53 72 73 83 71 88 67 77
05/14 92 55 80 69 77 80 85 76 76 66 79
05/15 90 72 84 87 78 67 82 77 75 70 84
05/16 92 80 83 70 81 75 88 82 79 71 86
05/17 96 86 86 78 69 79 87 83 85 75 87
05/18 95 88 80 59 79 72 91 79 91 80 87
05/19 97 89 79 61 73 76 90 67 97 80 87
05/20 97 89 82 71 66 65 89 78 97 71 73
05/21 98 89 87 62 81 74 89 87 92 89 81
05/22 99 83 84 65 84 75 87 98 91 92 83
05/23 100 76 81 72 78 79 86 100 91 87 88
05/24 98 82 82 73 75 88 90 98 94 83 90
05/25 96 76 82 81 74 91 77 80 96 78 88
05/26 96 78 80 83 80 90 82 88 95 76 88
05/27 96 80 79 82 83 77 82 85 92 87 86
05/28 93 88 82 86 78 87 91 88 92 91 92
05/29 94 93 84 75 81 82 93 93 94 89 89
05/30 104 97 84 83 87 86 96 95 95 88 85
05/31 98 98 85 88 86 85 93 96 84 88 77
Avg Max - 81.6 80.4 74.8 72.3 79.3 84.0 82.2 84.2 80.2 82.8

 

June
Date Rec Max 1934 1936 1943 1954 1980 1998 2000 2006 2011 2012
06/01 99 95 88 90 81 82 99 94 86 91 66
06/02 105 92 85 90 79 85 105 80 88 92 86
06/03 98 88 79 92 73 84 98 76 87 95 90
06/04 95 84 87 84 78 88 72 85 94 94 91
06/05 99 93 87 76 86 89 72 77 92 95 90
06/06 102 94 88 86 88 91 75 79 97 96 76
06/07 100 94 91 89 83 96 81 83 95 96 77
06/08 100 95 93 84 89 79 85 87 95 95 84
06/09 100 96 95 92 89 81 92 85 96 94 88
06/10 102 99 79 89 89 86 90 79 102 94 89
06/11 100 90 80 89 92 87 89 84 100 90 89
06/12 104 91 86 91 94 88 97 89 91 94 85
06/13 101 89 90 88 91 89 96 91 92 99 81
06/14 106 94 95 86 91 92 93 85 94 100 91
06/15 105 95 98 90 80 94 84 89 94 94 87
06/16 106 91 98 88 88 88 91 81 95 98 91
06/17 103 88 97 89 91 85 91 68 81 103 91
06/18 104 87 101 91 92 93 98 73 96 104 91
06/19 101 98 98 93 92 93 99 79 95 101 89
06/20 104 102 99 91 90 89 97 88 92 96 91
06/21 104 100 104 94 92 86 97 75 92 95 80
06/22 107 102 107 96 97 86 96 89 87 98 90
06/23 101 101 88 93 97 94 94 90 86 100 97
06/24 104 99 89 97 96 99 96 91 92 101 99
06/25 105 96 93 96 96 105 96 86 92 100 103
06/26 104 98 98 96 94 102 97 82 86 101 104
06/27 103 98 100 97 93 103 100 79 92 103 101
06/28 105 99 97 91 94 105 99 79 96 94 102
06/29 103 100 97 81 95 98 98 81 96 101 99
06/30 102 101 92 85 95 101 98 88 96 102 98
Avg Max - 95.0 92.6 89.8 89.5 91.3 92.5 83.1 92.6 97.2 89.9

 

July
Date Rec Max 1934 1936 1943 1954 1980 1998 2000 2006 2011 2012
07/01 103 97 88 89 96 102 93 88 98 101 94
07/02 105 99 94 95 98 105 101 82 97 101 95
07/03 105 102 98 93 98 105 99 88 96 104 97
07/04 105 102 98 95 96 102 94 90 96 102 98
07/05 108 101 89 101 98 98 89 90 92 104 98
07/06 110 91 93 98 101 99 102 94 90 105 100
07/07 108 94 92 93 103 100 105 94 90 108 98
07/08 105 100 94 88 101 101 97 96 92 100 98
07/09 110 99 96 86 101 103 102 97 97 110 99
07/10 105 99 97 92 101 101 105 98 101 105 91
07/11 107 99 97 92 105 104 103 99 98 104 95
07/12 107 100 95 92 107 105 96 96 97  98 97
07/13 106 102 101 94 106 105 98 96 102  101 97
07/14 107 102 105 92 107 105 99 95 101 102 99
07/15 108 104 108 94 97 104 98 99 101 105 95
07/16 106 102 100 97 103 106 95 99 102 103 95
07/17 106 103 104 97 105 106 99 98 105 101 99
07/18 108 103 108 99 105 106 102 99 106 101 101
07/19 109 104 109 102 103 105 104 99 107 99 104
07/20 109 103 107 102 102 102 103 92 107 99 109
07/21 107 101 95 103 101 99 103 87 106 100 104
07/22 107 100 99 103 102 95 103 85 93 100 102
07/23 105 99 103 104 103 94 105 82 93 101 101
07/24 106 105 101 106 100 98 106 87 98 105 100
07/25 106 102 98 101 104 102 106 90 104 96 103
07/26 107 100 100 98 95 101 107 93 102 104 101
07/27 107 89 102 99 98 96 103 82 102 107 102
07/28 108 97 104 98 96 103 106 90 100 103 104
07/29 109 102 103 92 99 108 104 86 99 102 106
07/30 108 106 92 92 94 107 105 85 102 103 107
07/31 108 106 91 98 91 107 100 88 102 105 108
Avg Max - 100.4 98.7 96.3 100.5 102.4 101.0 91.7 99.2 102.5 99.9

 

August
Date Rec Max 1934 1936 1943 1954 1980 1998 2000 2006 2011 2012
08/01 112 103 93 101 95 108 104 90 102 107 112
08/02 112 101 96 104 94 110 107 94 103 109 112
08/03 113 99 99 105 100 96 91 98 100 109 113
08/04 109 100 100 99 100 101 89 101 101 108 109
08/05 110 102 101 99 101 101 88 100 104 110 99
08/06 110 101 100 101 102 102 92 101 105 110 105
08/07 107 102 102 104 102 102 95 101 101 95 106
08/08 108 103 105 104 79 102 97 100 100 108 101
08/09 109 103 109 105 95 103 105 98 105 102 103
08/10 112 104 112 105 101 102 93 99 107 97 95
08/11 113 103 113 103 103 100 94 101 97 82 96
08/12 110 107 110 100 101 98 95 101 101 99 102
08/13 107 89 107 102 101 100 93 100 103 92 94
08/14 106 104 104 103 102 103 93 98 101 94 92
08/15 107 104 103 105 101 101 96 100 95 99 99
08/16 107 104 102 102 102 103 99 100 100 102 96
08/17 108 102 101 80 102 103 102 104 103 96 92
08/18 104 102 102 88 100 99 99 91 103 103 79
08/19 106 106 102 95 99 100 100 104 101 104 87
08/20 105 104 100 99 100 103 101 102 96 105 88
08/21 105 99 100 92 99 97 98 101 91 99 89
08/22 104 86 101 94 97 99 99 100 87 103 89
08/23 106 90 103 99 92 105 99 100 96 106 89
08/24 108 78 104 100 95 104 100 100 103 108 89
08/25 105 72 102 100 98 99 101 102 105 99 94
08/26 105 82 99 101 99 101 104 104 102 103 92
08/27 105 88 98 102 102 99 103 104 78 105 93
08/28 108 89 98 94 101 90 99 103 90 108 93
08/29 106 90 85 101 102 95 98 103 82 98 94
08/30 105 93 91 101 103 100 101 103 87 103 96
08/31 105 93 96 97 94 99 101 104 92 105 95
Avg Max - 96.9 101.2 99.5 98.8 100.8 97.9 100.2 98.1 102.2 96.5

 

September
Date Rec Max 1934 1936 1943 1954 1980 1998 2000 2006 2011 2012
09/01 106 81 97 94 98 95 100 106 91 102 101
09/02 108 89 99 94 100 81 98 108 76 101 102
09/03 108 72 91 90 102 95 107 108 80 100 104
09/04 107 85 97 92 97 97 107 106 80 84 104
09/05 106 90 99 95 95 97 106 97 82 81 102
09/06 106 75 102 79 97 95 104 93 84 83 98
09/07 102 77 102 86 95 92 102 93 85 81 105
09/08 101 82 98 84 95 93 98 92 86 86 83
09/09 99 82 99 86 90 93 92 94 88 84 91
09/10 101 82 100 91 84 90 91 101 85 89 94
09/11 105 89 97 95 89 95 93 105 87 89 93
09/12 102 88 96 92 90 97 87 95 77 100 93
09/13 102 87 95 79 95 98 78 95 83 102 77
09/14 102 77 89 92 97 94 91 101 87 84 60
09/15 100 66 90 94 97 96 90 88 91 65 66
09/16 101 73 74 83 97 98 85 88 95 62 77
09/17 99 84 64 81 93 81 86 89 82 90 82
09/18 98 84 69 83 96 92 91 93 82 86 79
09/19 98 91 80 87 98 95 93 97 81 86 87
09/20 100 91 90 77 100 96 95 78 86 88 93
09/21 97 61 81 88 78 97 97 85 80 83 95
09/22 96 75 74 92 84 86 73 96 87 71 93
09/23 97 89 87 81 87 74 79 80 78 83 86
09/24 98 87 76 82 90 84 91 56 74 88 95
09/25 97 86 75 88 93 81 92 64 80 78 93
09/26 98 74 76 84 88 70 90 74 87 83 90
09/27 96 74 54 80 95 59 91 79 88 87 71
09/28 104 82 56 67 95 60 93 82 70 92 78
09/29 96 78 63 77 94 65 93 82 83 92 72
09/30 100 74 68 80 85 84 95 87 91 78 75
Avg Max - 80.8 84.6 85.8 93.1 87.7 92.9 90.4 83.5 85.9 88.0

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