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Severe thunderstorms possible from the central Plains to the upper Midwest

Severe thunderstorms containing damaging winds, large hail, heavy rainfall, and a few isolated tornadoes will be possible this afternoon into tonight from the central Plains to the upper Midwest. The threat is expected to shift east into the Great Lakes region by Friday. In addition, heavy rainfall could cause localized flooding concerns. Read More >

 

October Rainfall for Tulsa, Oklahoma

All rainfall amounts are in inches

For the 130 year period of October 1888 through October 2017

 

Wettest October was 16.51 recorded in 1941

Driest October was Trace recorded in 1924

Difference between the wettest and driest October was 16.51

 

Driest October      Wettest October
RANK YEAR RAIN RANK YEAR RAIN
           
1 1924 TRACE 71 1888 2.90
2 1952 TRACE 72 1927 2.92
3 1917 0.16 73 1912 3.00
4 1963 0.18 74 1925 3.01
5 1958 0.21 75 2007 3.04
6 1965 0.26 76 1933 3.07
7 1904 0.49 77 2002 3.33
8 1891 0.55 78 1930 3.38
9 1921 0.56 79 1953 3.46
10 1945 0.65 80 1932 3.49
11 1948 0.66 81 2013 3.52
12 1950 0.86 82 1960 3.53
13 1961 0.86 83 1992 3.53
14 1938 0.90 84 1967 3.75
15 1914 0.93 85 1994 3.76
16 1978 0.95 86 1918 3.84
17 1893 1.00 87 1890 3.85
18 1995 1.05 88 1962 3.92
19 1922 1.07 89 2003 3.96
20 1993 1.13 90 1898 4.00
21 1897 1.22 91 1900 4.06
22 1982 1.22 92 1955 4.60
23 2010 1.23 93 1896 4.60
24 1964 1.24 94 1943 4.72
25 1987 1.27 95 2014 4.82
26 2006 1.31 96 1931 4.89
27 1966 1.39 97 1928 4.95
28 1934 1.40 98 1991 5.12
29 1988 1.43 99 1905 5.15
30 1975 1.47 100 1903 5.17
31 1906 1.49 101 1913 5.23
32 2015 1.50 102 1907 5.27
33 1909 1.55 103 1986 5.53
34 2005 1.58 104 1996 5.60
35 1957 1.58 105 1929 5.72
36 1946 1.59 106 1970 5.83
37 1895 1.60 107 1969 5.86
38 1939 1.60 108 1892 5.90
39 1940 1.65 109 2009 6.14
40 1947 1.69 110 1973 6.16
41 1916 1.75 111 1985 6.26
42 1999 1.75 112 2000 6.32
43 2011 1.87 113 1899 6.40
44 1915 1.90 114 1974 6.40
45 1997 1.99 115 1981 6.73
46 1889 2.05 116 1984 6.98
47 1980 2.05 117 1936 7.11
48 1911 2.11 118 2017 7.16
49 1990 2.15 119 1972 7.58
50 1979 2.20 120 1908 7.61
51 1949 2.27 121 1920 7.86
52 1902 2.30 122 1971 7.99
53 1901 2.37 123 2004 8.51
54 1937 2.38 124 1951 8.72
55 1935 2.42 125 1998 9.04
56 1954 2.52 126 1959 9.08
57 1910 2.55 127 1983 9.33
58 1968 2.64 128 1919 9.79
59 1894 2.65 129 1923 10.78
60 1976 2.65 130 1941 16.51
61 1944 2.70      
62 1956 2.72      
63 2012 2.75      
64 2008 2.75      
65 1977 2.75      
66 1989 2.80      
67 2001 2.81      
68 2016 2.86      
69 1942 2.86      
70 1926 2.88      
           
 
RANK YEAR RAIN RANK YEAR RAIN
           
1 1941 16.51 71 1894 2.65
2 1923 10.78 72 1976 2.65
3 1919 9.79 73 1968 2.64
4 1983 9.33 74 1910 2.55
5 1959 9.08 75 1954 2.52
6 1998 9.04 76 1935 2.42
7 1951 8.72 77 1937 2.38
8 2004 8.51 78 1901 2.37
9 1971 7.99 79 1902 2.30
10 1920 7.86 80 1949 2.27
11 1908 7.61 81 1979 2.20
12 1972 7.58 82 1990 2.15
13 2017 7.16 83 1911 2.11
14 1936 7.11 84 1889 2.05
15 1984 6.98 85 1980 2.05
16 1981 6.73 86 1997 1.99
17 1899 6.40 87 1915 1.90
18 1974 6.40 88 2011 1.87
19 2000 6.32 89 1916 1.75
20 1985 6.26 90 1999 1.75
21 1973 6.16 91 1947 1.69
22 2009 6.14 92 1940 1.65
23 1892 5.90 93 1895 1.60
24 1969 5.86 94 1939 1.60
25 1970 5.83 95 1946 1.59
26 1929 5.72 96 2005 1.58
27 1996 5.60 97 1957 1.58
28 1986 5.53 98 1909 1.55
29 1907 5.27 99 2015 1.50
30 1913 5.23 100 1906 1.49
31 1903 5.17 101 1975 1.47
32 1905 5.15 102 1988 1.43
33 1991 5.12 103 1934 1.40
34 1928 4.95 104 1966 1.39
35 1931 4.89 105 2006 1.31
36 2014 4.82 106 1987 1.27
37 1943 4.72 107 1964 1.24
38 1896 4.60 108 2010 1.23
39 1955 4.34 109 1897 1.22
40 1900 4.06 110 1982 1.22
41 1898 4.00 111 1993 1.13
42 2003 3.96 112 1922 1.07
43 1962 3.92 113 1995 1.05
44 1890 3.85 114 1893 1.00
45 1918 3.84 115 1978 0.95
46 1994 3.76 116 1914 0.93
47 1967 3.75 117 1938 0.90
48 1960 3.53 118 1950 0.86
49 1992 3.53 119 1961 0.86
50 2013 3.52 120 1948 0.66
51 1932 3.49 121 1945 0.65
52 1953 3.46 122 1921 0.56
53 1930 3.38 123 1891 0.55
54 2002 3.33 124 1904 0.49
55 1933 3.07 125 1965 0.26
56 2007 3.04 126 1958 0.21
57 1925 3.01 127 1963 0.18
58 1912 3.00 128 1917 0.16
59 1927 2.92 129 1924 TRACE
60 1888 2.90 130 1952 TRACE
61 1926 2.88      
62 2016 2.86      
63 1942 2.86      
64 2001 2.81      
65 1989 2.81      
66 2012 2.75      
67 2008 2.75      
68 1977 2.75      
69 1956 2.72      
70 1944 2.70      
           

 

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 Updated: November 6, 2017