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WEATHER BLOG: Historical Christmas weather statistics for Tulsa

Posted: 1:06 PM, Dec 20, 2017
Updated: 2017-12-21 09:49:45Z
WEATHER BLOG: Historical Christmas weather statistics for 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