Norman, Oklahoma 

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Climate in Norman, Oklahoma

Norman, Oklahoma gets 40 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Norman averages 5 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 237 sunny days per year in Norman. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Norman gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 81 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.


Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 93 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 27
Rain: averages 40 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 5 inches of snow a year


SPERLING'S COMFORT INDEX
Norman ranks 56/100 for Comfort Index

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 54. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.

CLIMATE

Climate Averages
  Norman, OklahomaUnited States
  39.7 in.38.1 in.
  5.2 in.27.8 in.
  80.5 days106.2 days
  237 days205 days
  92.9°85.8°
  26.7°21.7°
  5654
  5.34.3
  1171 ft.2443 ft.

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


August is the hottest month for Norman with an average high temperature of 93.0°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Oklahoma. In Norman, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Norman are May, October and April.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Norman with an average of 26.7°. This is warmer than most places in Oklahoma.


In Norman, there are 61.7 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Oklahoma.


In Norman, there are 76.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Oklahoma.


In Norman, there are 0.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Oklahoma.


June is the wettest month in Norman with 5.1 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 1.6 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 29% of yearly precipitation and 15% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 39.7 inches in Norman means that it is about average compared to other places in Oklahoma.


May is the rainiest month in Norman with 9.5 days of rain, and January is the driest month with only 4.8 rainy days. There are 80.5 rainy days annually in Norman, which is rainier than most places in Oklahoma. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 29% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 20% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 5.2 inches in Norman means that it is about average compared to other places in Oklahoma.



January is the snowiest month in Norman with 2.3 inches of snow, and 3 months of the year have significant snowfall.


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    Reviews for Norman    10 Reviews
    It's nice but... - 7/15/2016
    I was born here, raised here, and spent most of my formative years here, but plan to leave soon. The schools are good, the healthcare is okay, and there is very little... Read More

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    June 2015 Review of Norman, Oklahoma - 6/7/2015
    I originally came to live in Langston, OK because I had lost my job in Sanford, Florida. I had lived in Florida all of my life (45 years) until coming to Oklahoma. I was... Read More

    i used to love it here - 8/19/2013
    When I came to college in Norman in 1967, after a childhood spent on miliary bases, I saw the leafy neighborhoods and the truly beautiful OU campus and I thought it was... Read More


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