Oklahoma City - Extreme Daily Precipitation for Each Year





This page lists the biggest rainstorms or snowstorms of the year in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma along with the date they occurred. The information answers questions like: When was the last time more than six inches of precipitation landed on Oklahoma City in a single day? What was the rainiest day of 2019?

The list gives the highest daily precipitation for each year in Oklahoma City and the date that it happened. A date with a plus sign beside it means the same amount of moisture also fell on at least one other day earlier that year.

These records were observed at Will Rogers World Airport near downtown Oklahoma City and go back to 1948. During that time the heaviest downpour measured for a single day was 7.62 inches (193.5 millimetres) on June 14, 2010.

Most precipitation in one day for recent years in Oklahoma City
Inches Date Milli­metres
2.94 June 26, 2021   74.7
2.35 August 31, 2020   59.7
2.64 May 08, 2019 67.1
5.06 August 14, 2018 128.5
2.79 October 04, 2017 70.9
3.39 April 17, 2016 86.1
7.10 May 06, 2015 180.3
3.03 June 23, 2014 77.0
5.64 May 31, 2013 143.3
3.02 March 19, 2012 76.7
3.86 May 19, 2011 98.0
7.62 June 14, 2010 193.5
Highest daily precipitation recorded at Oklahoma City each year
Inches Date Milli­metres
2.39 October 08, 2009 60.7
4.62 August 11, 2008 117.3
4.86 September 10, 2007 123.4
2.49 September 17, 2006 63.2
1.88 June 16, 2005 47.8
2.19 October 10, 2004 55.6
2.04 August 30, 2003 51.8
2.38 April 07, 2002 60.5
2.79 May 30, 2001 70.9
3.90 October 22, 2000 99.1
3.79 April 25, 1999 96.3
2.77 April 26, 1998 70.4
1.58 July 21, 1997 40.1
3.02 July 11, 1996 76.7
3.22 May 26, 1995 81.8
2.17 November 20, 1994 55.1
6.64 May 08, 1993 168.7
1.65 September 05, 1992 41.9
4.08 September 02, 1991 103.6
3.82 September 20, 1990 97.0
4.56 June 13, 1989 115.8
3.10 June 28, 1988 78.7
5.38 May 27, 1987 136.7
3.64 October 02, 1986 92.5
3.38 June 04, 1985 85.9
3.19 October 27, 1984 81.0
5.45 October 20, 1983 138.4
2.26 May 12, 1982 57.4
5.60 July 27, 1981 142.2
2.73 May 15, 1980 69.3
3.21 July 05, 1979 81.5
2.89 May 27, 1978 73.4
2.32 May 19, 1977 58.9
1.28 May 26, 1976 32.5
2.92 July 24, 1975 74.2
2.87 April 29, 1974 72.9
1.74 September 26, 1973 44.2
3.70 October 21, 1972 94.0
2.01 July 01, 1971 51.1
7.53 September 22, 1970 191.3
2.68 June 14, 1969 68.1
1.84 August 15, 1968 46.7
3.11 April 12, 1967 79.0
2.87 August 18, 1966 72.9
1.39 September 19, 1965 35.3
2.48 May 10, 1964 63.0
2.10 July 13, 1963 53.3
3.37 June 01, 1962 85.6
3.03 September 12, 1961 77.0
3.02 July 23, 1960 76.7
3.87 September 24, 1959 98.3
2.28 June 20, 1958 57.9
3.61 September 14, 1957 91.7
2.45 October 14, 1956 62.2
4.52 October 02, 1955 114.8
1.63 May 01, 1954 41.4
3.39 April 05, 1953 86.1
3.09 May 23, 1952 78.5
3.17 May 17, 1951 80.5
4.52 May 10, 1950 114.8
3.08 May 17, 1949 78.2
3.37 June 21, 1948 85.6
Reference

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Year, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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