The best times to visit Oklahoma City for ideal weather are
April 16th to May 13th
October 1st to October 21st
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Oklahoma City Travel Guide
Weather in Oklahoma City
Average temperatures in Oklahoma City vary somewhat and are temperate for much of the year. The area is in the top 26 percent of tourist destinations for pleasant weather. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Oklahoma City, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 75.1°F (23.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 54.8°F (12.7°C) at night.
Oklahoma City Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Oklahoma City Temperatures (Celsius)
The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.
Oklahoma City Perceived Temperature (F)
Oklahoma City Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Oklahoma City Temperatures by Month
Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of precipitation in Oklahoma City are May, June, and then July. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late November to early December. For example, on the week of November 26th there are only 0.2 days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid-May with an average of 1.4 days with significant precipitation the week of May 14th.
When can you find snow in Oklahoma City? Weather stations report a bit of annual snow likely to be deepest around no given month, especially close to early January. Powder (new snow) is most often falls around December 24th. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.
Chance of Precipitation
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Oklahoma City.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Oklahoma City (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Oklahoma City has slightly low to average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. The least humid month is August (46.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (59.9%).
Wind in Oklahoma City is usually stronger than usual. The windiest month is April, followed by March and February. April’s average wind speed of around 10.2 knots (11.7 MPH or 18.9 KPH) is considered “gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early-to-mid-April where average top sustained speeds reach 19.8 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Oklahoma City.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Meaning (Beaufort)||Avg. Maximum Sustained Wind||Meaning (Beufort)|
|Jan||8.8||a gentle breeze||17.6||a fresh breeze|
|Feb||9.6||a gentle breeze||18.3||a fresh breeze|
|Mar||10.1||a gentle breeze||18.4||a fresh breeze|
|Apr||10.2||a gentle breeze||18.9||a fresh breeze|
|May||9||a gentle breeze||17.2||a fresh breeze|
|Jun||9||a gentle breeze||17.8||a fresh breeze|
|Jul||6.8||a light breeze||14.4||a fresh breeze|
|Aug||6.7||a light breeze||14.6||a moderate breeze|
|Sep||6.3||a light breeze||14.5||a fresh breeze|
|Oct||7.8||a gentle breeze||16.1||a moderate breeze|
|Nov||9.3||a gentle breeze||17.5||a fresh breeze|
|Dec||8.7||a gentle breeze||16.6||a moderate breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Oklahoma City?
As of 6/22/2017 there are no travel advisories or warnings for the United States; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories.
Overall Oklahoma City Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 67.1°F (19.5°C) and 45°F (7.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 3 to 5 days of precipitation per month. Spring is slow/unreported for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.
Summer (June through August)
The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with 3 to 4 days of precipitation per month. June – August is slow/unreported season for tourism in Oklahoma City, so lodging and other accommodations may cost as much as usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 68.2°F (20.1°C) and 42.8°F (6°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a small amount: 2 to 3 days per month. Tourism is slow/unreported during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be normally priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is far too cold this time of year in Oklahoma City to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 44.3°F (6.8°C) and 37°F (2.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a normal amount: 2 to 3 times per month. These times of year are slow/unreported with tourists.