Ponca City, Oklahoma 

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Climate in Ponca City, Oklahoma

Ponca City, Oklahoma gets 37 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Ponca City averages 9 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 223 sunny days per year in Ponca City. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Ponca City 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 23
Rain: averages 37 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 9 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Ponca City is 7.2 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in Oklahoma.

7.2 / 10
May, September and October are the most pleasant months in Ponca City, while July and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Ponca City, OklahomaUnited States
  37.0 in.38.1 in.
  9.0 in.27.8 in.
  80.8 days106.2 days
  223 days205 days
  92.7°85.8°
  22.7°21.7°
  7.27
  54.3
  1010 ft.2443 ft.
CLIMATE

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.


July is the hottest month for Ponca City with an average high temperature of 92.7°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Oklahoma. In Ponca City, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Ponca City are May, September and October.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Ponca City with an average of 22.7°. This is colder than most places in Oklahoma.


In Ponca City, there are 61.8 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Oklahoma.


In Ponca City, there are 98.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Oklahoma.


In Ponca City, there are 1.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in Oklahoma.


June is the wettest month in Ponca City with 5.4 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 1.0 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 34% of yearly precipitation and 11% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 37.0 inches in Ponca City means that it is drier than most places in Oklahoma.


May is the rainiest month in Ponca City with 9.6 days of rain, and January is the driest month with only 4.3 rainy days. There are 80.8 rainy days annually in Ponca City, which is rainier than most places in Oklahoma. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 30% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 18% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 9.0 inches in Ponca City means that it is snowier than most places in Oklahoma. January is the snowiest month in Ponca City with 2.5 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Great place for families - 6/1/2006
    Ponca City is a great place to live and raise a family. Located within 100 miles of three major cities and yet in a small town with great schools and friendly people... Read More

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