A Wet Year in Oklahoma

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
430 PM CST THU JUL 12 2007

…PRECIPITATION STATISTICS FOR OKLAHOMA CITY…
INCLUDING THIS MORNINGS RAINFALL OKLAHOMA CITY HAS RECEIVED 36.05
INCHES OF RAIN SINCE JAN 1, 2007. THIS TOTAL IS LIKELY TO CHANGE BY
TOMORROW MORNING WITH HEAVY RAIN EXPECTED. BELOW ARE SOME STATISTICS
ON WHERE THE CURRENT TOTAL RANKS IN HISTORY. RECORDS FOR OKLAHOMA
CITY DATE BACK TO 1891.

2007 TOTAL PRECIPITATION: 36.05 INCHES
30-YEAR (1971-2000) AVERAGE ANNUAL PRECIPITATION: 35.85 INCHES

JUL 1-JUL 12 PRECIPITATION TOTAL: 4.21 INCHES
NORMAL TOTAL: 1.33 INCHES
DIFFERENCE: +2.88 INCHES

JULY 2007 PRECIPITATION TOTAL: 4.21 INCHES
JULY AVERAGE PRECIPITATION: 2.94 INCHES
DIFFERENCE: +1.27 INCHES
RANK: 25TH …/THROUGH AM JULY 12TH/

JUNE 2007 PRECIPITATION TOTAL: 10.06 INCHES
JUNE AVERAGE PRECIPITATION: 4.63 INCHES
DIFFERENCE: +5.43 INCHES
RANK: 5TH …/1989 14.66 INCHES
1932 14.12 INCHES
1904 12.33 INCHES
1908 12.12 INCHES/

MAY 2007 PRECIPITATION TOTAL: 8.49 INCHES
MAY AVERAGE PRECIPITATION: 5.44 INCHES
DIFFERENCE: +3.05 INCHES
RANK: 18TH

JAN-MAY 2007 PRECIPITATION TOTAL: 21.78 INCHES
JAN-MAY AVERAGE PRECIPITATION: 14.40 INCHES
DIFFERENCE: +7.38 INCHES
RANK: 2ND …/1990 21.81 INCHES/

JAN-JUN 2007 PRECIPITATION TOTAL: 31.84 INCHES
JAN-JUN AVERAGE PRECIPITATION: 19.03 INCHES
DIFFERENCE: +12.81 INCHES
RANK: 2ND …/1908 33.23 INCHES/

JAN-JUL 2007 PRECIPITATION TOTAL: 36.05 INCHES
JAN-JUL AVERAGE PRECIPITATION: 21.97 INCHES
DIFFERENCE: +14.08 INCHES
RANK: 1ST …/1908 34.50 INCHES/

JAN-AUG 2007 PRECIPITATION TOTAL: 36.05 INCHES
JAN-AUG AVERAGE PRECIPITATION: 24.45 INCHES
DIFFERENCE: +11.60 INCHES
RANK: 2ND …/1908 36.09 INCHES/

MAY-JUN 2007 PRECIPITATION TOTAL: 18.55 INCHES
MAY-JUN AVERAGE PRECIPITATION: 10.07 INCHES
DIFFERENCE: +8.48 INCHES
RANK: 4TH …/1908 21.29 INCHES
1932 19.62 INCHES
1989 18.99 INCHES/

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