The best times to visit Ponca City for ideal weather are

April 16th to May 27th

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

 

 


Other Ponca City Travel Info

Weather in Ponca City

Temperature

Average temperatures in Ponca 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 34th 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 Ponca City, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid August where highs are regularly around 95.4°F (35.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 74.7°F (23.7°C) at night.

Ponca City Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Ponca 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.

Ponca City Perceived Temperature (F)

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Ponca City Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Ponca 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

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 46.2 33.8 24.5
Feb 51.4 38.5 28.9
Mar 65.1 51.5 41.1
Apr 71.4 58.5 47.9
May 79.4 68 58.4
Jun 89.4 78.8 69.6
Jul 91.7 81 71.5
Aug 92.3 81.2 71.2
Sep 82.4 70.8 61
Oct 70.8 58.7 49
Nov 63.4 50 39.1
Dec 46.8 34.6 24.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 7.9 1 -4.2
Feb 10.8 3.6 -1.7
Mar 18.4 10.8 5.1
Apr 21.9 14.7 8.8
May 26.3 20 14.7
Jun 31.9 26 20.9
Jul 33.2 27.2 21.9
Aug 33.5 27.3 21.8
Sep 28 21.6 16.1
Oct 21.6 14.8 9.4
Nov 17.4 10 3.9
Dec 8.2 1.4 -3.9

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Ponca City are November, December, and then January. 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 early September with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of September 3rd.

When can you find snow in Ponca City? Weather stations report no annual snow. 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 Ponca City.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 6% 0 0.4
Feb 7% 0 1.2
Mar 15% 0 2.7
Apr 17% 0 3.1
May 27% 0 5.9
Jun 28% 0 7.5
Jul 18% 0 3.6
Aug 15% 0 3.5
Sep 13% 0 2.3
Oct 16% 0 4.7
Nov 2% 0 0.6
Dec 4% 0 0.9

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 6 0 1
Feb 7 0 3
Mar 15 0 6.9
Apr 17 0 7.9
May 27 0 15
Jun 28 0 19.1
Jul 18 0 9.1
Aug 15 0 8.9
Sep 13 0 5.8
Oct 16 0 11.9
Nov 2 0 1.5
Dec 4 0 2.3

 

Humidity and Wind

Ponca City has some slightly muggy months, with moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is April (49.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (61.1%).

Wind in Ponca City is usually moderate. The windiest month is March, followed by April and February. March’s average wind speed of around 9.6 knots (11 MPH or 17.7 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late March where average top sustained speeds reach 18.2 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

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

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 7.8 Gentle breeze 14.5 Significant breeze
Feb 8.6 Gentle breeze 15.5 Significant breeze
Mar 9.6 Gentle breeze 16.7 Significant breeze
Apr 9.4 Gentle breeze 16.4 Significant breeze
May 8 Gentle breeze 15.3 Significant breeze
Jun 7.9 Gentle breeze 15.4 Significant breeze
Jul 6.4 Light breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
Aug 6.9 Light breeze 13.2 Significant breeze
Sep 6.9 Light breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
Oct 8.1 Gentle breeze 14.2 Significant breeze
Nov 7.3 Gentle breeze 13.5 Significant breeze
Dec 8 Gentle breeze 14.6 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 53%
Feb 52%
Mar 50.4%
Apr 49.8%
May 59.7%
Jun 59.3%
Jul 57.7%
Aug 55%
Sep 61.1%
Oct 57.3%
Nov 50.9%
Dec 57.3%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Ponca City?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 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 Sep 23, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Ponca 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 Ponca 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 Ponca City Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 86.7°F (30.4°C) and 58.1°F (14.5°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 8 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 the most precipitation with 5 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Ponca City, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 83.9°F (28.8°C) and 57.4°F (14.1°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 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 far too cold this time of year in Ponca City to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 58.1°F (14.5°C) and 42.1°F (5.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 2 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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