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1978 Oklahoma Tornadoes

Tornadoes by Month
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total
0 0 0 14 5 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 21

Tornadoes by Intensity
F? F0 F1 F2 F3 F4 F5 Total
0 4 8 8 0 1 0 21

Tornado
Number
Date Time
(CST)
Length
of Path
(miles)
Width
of Path
(yards)
F-Scale Killed Injured County Location
1 04/01/1978 1900 2 50 F1 0 0 Kiowa 7 SW Carnegie
2 04/05/1978 1745 6 50 F1 0 0 Kiowa 4 SW - 2 NE Lone Wolf
3 04/05/1978 1955 12 150 F2 0 0 Comanche/ Stephens 6 SW - ~4 ENE Pumpkin Center
4 04/05/1978 2022 2 50 F2 0 0 Stephens 5 SW Marlow
5 04/17/1978 1354 9 40 F2 0 0 Kay 4 NW Ponca City - 1 NE Kildaire
6 04/17/1978 1357 8 60 F2 0 0 Kay 5 SW - 2 E Newkirk
7 04/17/1978 1358 11 40 F2 0 0 Kay 7 NW Ponca City - 2 SW Newkirk
8 04/17/1978 1358 12 100 F2 0 0 Kay 4 WSW - 6 NNE Newkirk
9 04/30/1978 1740 2 50 F1 0 0 Canadian S part of El Reno
10 04/30/1978 1740 6 50 F1 0 0 Canadian 3 E El Reno - 2 SW Richland
11 04/30/1978 1755 7 70 F0 0 0 Canadian 4 WSW Richland - Richland - 1 NE Richland
12 04/30/1978 1757 6 75 F0 0 0 Canadian 2 W Richland - 1 S Piedmont
13 04/30/1978 1820 9 1760 F4 0 0 Canadian/ Oklahoma 2 S Piedmont - NW Oklahoma City - 9 W Edmond
14 04/30/1978 1933 3 60 F2 0 0 Ellis Just SW - SE of Shattuck
15 05/06/1978 0100 2 40 F1 0 0 Grant Wakita
16 05/11/1978 1435 4 100 F2 0 3 Kay 4 WSW - .5 W Braman
17 05/11/1978 1800 1.0 40 F1 0 0 Washington 1.5 SE Copan
18 05/11/1978 1900 0.2 10 F0 0 0 Osage Between Avant and Barnsdall
19 05/27/1978 1815 0.3 40 F1 0 0 Tillman 4 NNW Frederick
20 06/21/1978 1115 1.5 40 F1 0 0 Canadian 3 W - 3 WNW Calumet
21 09/05/1978 1700 0.5 20 F0 0 0 Comanche Fort Sill

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