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March 2009

  • The 9.9" of snow that fell at Tulsa International Airport on Mar 28 ranked as the 4th greatest daily snowfall total. 4 of the top 5 snowiest days for Tulsa occurred in the month of March, with the other one occurring in November.
  • March 2009 was the 5th snowiest March at Tulsa with 10.4" (since 1900).
  • Both Tulsa and Fort Smith were the 37th warmest March on record (since 1883 FSM; 1905 TUL).
  • March 2009 was the 21st wettest March at Tulsa (since 1888).
  • Several record warm minimum temperatures were set at Tulsa, Fort Smith, McAlester, and Fayetteville.
  • Many burn bans were in effect across eastern OK at the beginning of March, with no burn bans in effect by the end of the month.
  • 2 rivers went into flood: the Neosho River near Commerce and the Caney River near Collinsville.