The best times to visit Oklahoma City for ideal weather are

March 19th to June 3rd

or

August 20th to November 11th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.


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    Weather in Oklahoma City

    Temperature

    Average temperatures in Oklahoma City vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice some of the year, but often too hot in the summer and cold in the winter with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 37th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. 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 98.1°F (36.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 73°F (22.8°C) at night.

    Oklahoma City Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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    Oklahoma City Temperatures (Celsius)

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    “Feels-Like” Temperatures

    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)

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    Oklahoma City Perceived Temperature (C)

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    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.

    Show Fahrenheit

    MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
    Jan54.138.326.1
    Feb56.241.229.5
    Mar68.552.940.2
    Apr7660.947.8
    May81.969.157.6
    Jun91.479.467.8
    Jul95.582.770.7
    Aug9682.470.5
    Sep88.274.162.2
    Oct77.262.149.2
    Nov6650.937.8
    Dec53.939.928.5

    Show Celsius

    MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan12.33.5-3.3
    Feb13.45.1-1.4
    Mar20.311.64.6
    Apr24.416.18.8
    May27.720.614.2
    Jun3326.319.9
    Jul35.328.221.5
    Aug35.62821.4
    Sep31.223.416.8
    Oct25.116.79.6
    Nov18.910.53.2
    Dec12.24.4-1.9


     

    Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

    If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Oklahoma City are January, December, and then November. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late May with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of May 21st.

    When can you find snow in Oklahoma City? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around December, especially close to early January. The best time to ski (if at all) in Oklahoma City is often around around December 3rd when fresh powder is deepest. 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.

    Chanceof Precipitation

    The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Oklahoma City.

    Key
    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

    The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Oklahoma City (in).

    Key
    Snow depth

    Average Rain and Snow by Month

    Show Inches

    MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
    Jan6%21.4
    Feb11%2.51.6
    Mar13%1.72.7
    Apr18%04
    May29%07.4
    Jun20%06.2
    Jul18%04.9
    Aug14%03.5
    Sep13%03.4
    Oct15%03.4
    Nov9%1.81.5
    Dec8%3.61.7

    Show Centimeters

    MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan65.13.6
    Feb116.44.1
    Mar134.36.9
    Apr18010.2
    May29018.8
    Jun20015.7
    Jul18012.4
    Aug1408.9
    Sep1308.6
    Oct1508.6
    Nov94.63.8
    Dec89.14.3

     

    Humidity and Wind

    Oklahoma City has some comfortably humid months, with slightly drier months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is January (45.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is May (57.9%).

    Wind in Oklahoma City is usually moderate. The windiest month is April, followed by March and February. April’s average wind speed of around 11.9 knots (13.7 MPH or 22.1 KPH) is considered “a moderate 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 21.5 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

    Relative Humidity (%)

    The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Oklahoma City.

    Key
    Avg. Relative Humidity

    Wind

    The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

    Key
    Max Sustained Wind
    Average Daily Wind

    Average Wind Speeds

    Show Wind Speeds

    All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

    MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
    Jan9.9Gentle breeze17.9Strong breeze
    Feb10.5Gentle breeze18.6Strong breeze
    Mar11.4Significant breeze19.4Strong breeze
    Apr11.9Significant breeze20.5Strong breeze
    May10.4Gentle breeze18.8Strong breeze
    Jun9.9Gentle breeze18Strong breeze
    Jul7.9Gentle breeze14.7Strong breeze
    Aug8Gentle breeze14.9Significant breeze
    Sep8.2Gentle breeze14.7Strong breeze
    Oct9.3Gentle breeze16.7Significant breeze
    Nov10.4Gentle breeze18.1Strong breeze
    Dec9.8Gentle breeze17.4Strong breeze

    Show Relative Humidity by Month

    MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
    Jan45.1%
    Feb48.9%
    Mar48.1%
    Apr49.8%
    May57.9%
    Jun56.6%
    Jul51.5%
    Aug49.2%
    Sep53.1%
    Oct51.2%
    Nov49.1%
    Dec55.1%

     

    Is it Safe to Travel to Oklahoma City?

    Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Mar 17, 2019 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. This advisory was last updated on Mar 15, 2019.


     

    The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

    The busiest month for tourism in Oklahoma City, OK, US is June, followed by May and July. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Oklahoma City in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

    Estimated Tourism by Month

     

    Most Popular Months to Visit

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    Tourists Seeking Accommodations

    Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 38.9 in November means 38.9% of the tourists vs. June.



    Overall Oklahoma City Travel Experience by Season

    Spring (March through May)

    Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 87.1°F (30.6°C) and 60.4°F (15.8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 9 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

    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 4 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Oklahoma City, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

    Fall (September through November)

    Fall daily highs range from 91.6°F (33.1°C) and 58.8°F (14.9°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 5 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

    Winter (December through February)

    Weather is too cold this time of year in Oklahoma City to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 60.4°F (15.8°C) and 51.1°F (10.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 3 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

     

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