While severe weather in Oklahoma City gets the headlines, the metro actually has an average of 235 sunny days a year. Our pleasant climate led U.S. News & World Reports to rank OKC as a top-eight location for “Best Places to Live in the U.S. for Weather.”
Oklahoma City boasts a great balance of weather. During our enjoyably average – at least when it comes to our weather – year, we experience clear skies most of the time. In fact, 65 percent of our days are sunny, and we have an annual average temperature of 61 degrees.
Most recently, AccuWeather looked at tornado data over the last five years to see where tornados pose the highest to threat to people. Oklahoma did not make the top eight in the list.