WEATHER BLOG: Historical Christmas weather statistics for Tulsa

TULSA - Christmas is right around the corner and many people are hoping that it will be white! Unfortunately, the chance of that occurring this year is low. Let's take a look at some other Christmas statistics for Tulsa:
 

* Warmest temperature on record was 73 degrees (1922) 

* Coldest temperature on record was  -2 degrees (1983)

* Coldest high temperature was 12 degrees (1983)

* Warmest low temperature was 51 degrees (2016)

* Highest mean temperature was 62 degrees. High of 72° and low of 51° (1971)

* Lowest mean temperature was 5 degrees. High of 12° and low of -2­° (1983)

* Maximum precipitation was 1.29 inches of rain (1987)

* Maximum snowfall was 1.3 inches (1975)

* Greatest snow depth at 6pm was 6 inches (2009)

 

Since 1900, Tulsa has recorded snow 12 times on Christmas Day:

1975...1.3 inches
2000...0.5 inches
1913...0.5 inches
2009...0.4 inches
1914...0.3 inches
1962...0.1 inches
6 years saw just a trace

That's just 10.3% of all Christmases, since 1900, Tulsa has recorded snow!

Since 1945, Tulsa has had a snow depth 8 times on Christmas Day:

2009
2002
2000
1983
1975
1966
1963
1962

That's just 11.3% of all Christmases, since 1945, Tulsa has had a snow depth!

Snow or no snow, I hope you have a merry Christmas and a great 2018! TP