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Best time to visit Oklahoma City, OK, USA

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The best time to visit Oklahoma City is April-May

While Oklahoma City is a popular destination to visit all year round, April-May is the ideal time to go due to a number of factors such as the climate, cost of travel and accommodation, as well as avoiding peak holiday periods.

The very hottest temperatures in Oklahoma City get to around 37℃ (99℉) in the height of summer. The coldest it usually gets in winter-time in Oklahoma City is around -3℃ (27℉).

If you’re keen to see the sights of Oklahoma City during the day, the sun stays up the longest around July. To stay dry, avoid travelling to Oklahoma City in May – It’s the wettest month of the year.

By the time you finish reading below, you’ll know everything you need to know about the best time to travel to Oklahoma City. Once you’re ready, we’ve even provided all the tools you’ll ever need to help you book your travel!

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

December

Most daylight

July

Oklahoma City seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Oklahoma City as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Oklahoma City is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

SeasonMonths
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Oklahoma City

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Oklahoma City for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Oklahoma City climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Oklahoma City for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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OCT
NOV
DEC

Oklahoma City in January

  • Average temperature: 4℃ (39℉)
  • Average high temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average low temperature: -0℃ (32℉)
  • Average humidity: 62%
  • Average sunny days: 24 days
  • Average rainfall: 26mm (1") over 5 days
  • Average snow days: 2 days
24 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Oklahoma City in January, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Oklahoma City in February

  • Average temperature: 6℃ (42℉)
  • Average high temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average low temperature: 1℃ (35℉)
  • Average humidity: 66%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 26mm (1") over 7 days
  • Average snow days: 3 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Oklahoma City in February, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Oklahoma City in March

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average high temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average low temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average humidity: 65%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 42mm (2") over 11 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Oklahoma City in March, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Oklahoma City in April

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 69mm (3") over 13 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Oklahoma City in April, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Oklahoma City in May

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (60℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 104mm (4") over 15 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Oklahoma City in May, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Oklahoma City in June

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 56mm (2") over 11 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Oklahoma City in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Oklahoma City in July

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 34℃ (93℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 62%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 52mm (2") over 12 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Oklahoma City in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Oklahoma City in August

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 34℃ (93℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 60%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 61mm (2") over 12 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Oklahoma City in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Oklahoma City in September

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (65℉)
  • Average humidity: 65%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 72mm (3") over 14 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Oklahoma City in September, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.

Oklahoma City in October

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average high temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average humidity: 64%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 60mm (2") over 10 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Oklahoma City in October, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Oklahoma City in November

  • Average temperature: 10℃ (51℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (60℉)
  • Average low temperature: 6℃ (42℉)
  • Average humidity: 65%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 28mm (1") over 7 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Oklahoma City in November, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Oklahoma City in December

  • Average temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average high temperature: 9℃ (49℉)
  • Average low temperature: 1℃ (34℉)
  • Average humidity: 66%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 23mm (1") over 6 days
  • Average snow days: 2 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Oklahoma City in December, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Oklahoma City is usually July, where temperatures tend to rise to around 34℃ (93℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Oklahoma City is generally around December. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in December first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Oklahoma City is generally around May, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of May too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Oklahoma City, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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