More Rainfall Data for Oklahoma

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
1120 AM CST SAT JUL 14 2007

…PRECIPITATION STATISTICS FOR OKLAHOMA CITY…
OKLAHOMA CITY HAS RECEIVED 37.56 INCHES OF RAIN SINCE JAN 1, 2007.
THIS TOTAL IS A NEW RECORD TOTAL FOR RAINFALL OVER THE PERIODS OF
JANUARY THROUGH JULY AND JANUARY THROUGH AUGUST. FOR THE YEAR… THE
CURRENT TOTAL IS NEARLY 2 INCHES ABOVE THE 30-YEAR NORMAL
PRECIPITATION TOTAL FOR AN ENTIRE YEAR… AND NEARLY 10 INCHES ABOVE
THE TOTAL FOR ALL OF 2006. AND WE ARE ONLY A LITTLE MORE THAN HALF
WAY THROUGH THE YEAR.

BELOW ARE SOME UPDATED STATISTICS ON WHERE THE CURRENT TOTAL RANKS
IN HISTORY. RECORDS FOR OKLAHOMA CITY DATE BACK TO 1891.

2007 TOTAL PRECIPITATION: 37.56 INCHES THROUGH JUL 14
30-YEAR (1971-2000) AVERAGE ANNUAL PRECIPITATION: 35.85 INCHES

JUL 1-JUL 14 PRECIPITATION TOTAL: 5.72 INCHES
NORMAL TOTAL: 1.43 INCHES
DIFFERENCE: +4.29 INCHES

JULY 2007 PRECIPITATION TOTAL: 5.72 INCHES THROUGH JUL 14
JULY AVERAGE PRECIPITATION: 2.94 INCHES
DIFFERENCE: +2.78 INCHES
RANK: 13TH
RECORD: 11.90 INCHES 1983

JUNE 2007 PRECIPITATION TOTAL: 10.06 INCHES
JUNE AVERAGE PRECIPITATION: 4.63 INCHES
DIFFERENCE: +5.43 INCHES
RANK: 5TH
RECORD:1. 14.66 INCHES 1989
2. 14.12 INCHES 1932
3. 12.33 INCHES 1904
4. 12.12 INCHES 1908

MAY 2007 PRECIPITATION TOTAL: 8.49 INCHES
MAY AVERAGE PRECIPITATION: 5.44 INCHES
DIFFERENCE: +3.05 INCHES
RANK: 18TH
RECORD: 12.07 INCHES 1942

JAN-MAY 2007 PRECIPITATION TOTAL: 21.78 INCHES
JAN-MAY AVERAGE PRECIPITATION: 14.40 INCHES
DIFFERENCE: +7.38 INCHES
RANK: 2ND
RECORD: 1. 21.81 INCHES 1990

JAN-JUN 2007 PRECIPITATION TOTAL: 31.84 INCHES
JAN-JUN AVERAGE PRECIPITATION: 19.03 INCHES
DIFFERENCE: +12.81 INCHES
RANK: 2ND
RECORD: 1. 33.23 INCHES 1908

JAN-JUL 2007 PRECIPITATION TOTAL: 37.56 INCHES THROUGH JUL 14
JAN-JUL AVERAGE PRECIPITATION: 21.97 INCHES
DIFFERENCE: +15.59 INCHES
RANK: 1ST …NEW RECORD…
PREVIOUS RECORD: 34.50 INCHES 1908
DAYS LEFT IN PERIOD: 17+

JAN-AUG 2007 PRECIPITATION TOTAL: 37.56 INCHES THROUGH JUL 14
JAN-AUG AVERAGE PRECIPITATION: 24.45 INCHES
DIFFERENCE: +11.60 INCHES
RANK: 1ST …NEW RECORD…
PREVIOUS RECORD: 36.09 INCHES 1908
DAYS LEFT IN PERIOD: 48+

JAN-SEP 2007 PRECIPITATION TOTAL: 37.56 INCHES THROUGH JUL 14
JAN-SEP AVERAGE PRECIPITATION: 27.43 INCHES
DIFFERENCE: +10.13 INCHES
RANK: 3RD
RECORD: 1. 43.19 INCHES 1945
2. 40.46 INCHES 1908
DAYS LEFT IN PERIOD: 78+

MAY-JUN 2007 PRECIPITATION TOTAL: 18.55 INCHES
MAY-JUN AVERAGE PRECIPITATION: 10.07 INCHES
DIFFERENCE: +8.48 INCHES
RANK: 4TH
RECORD: 1. 21.29 INCHES 1908
2. 19.62 INCHES 1932
3. 18.99 INCHES 1989

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