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Monthly and Annual Tornado Statistics
for the State of Oklahoma (1950-Present)

Year Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May. Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec. Ann.
1950 0 1 1 5 12 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 23
1951 0 2 0 11 11 11 4 2 1 1 0 0 43
1952 0 0 0 7 5 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 22
1953 0 4 7 9 8 13 4 2 0 0 5 2 54
1954 0 0 7 13 19 4 4 2 3 1 0 0 53
1955 1 1 0 15 32 22 4 2 0 0 0 0 77
1956 0 2 1 20 6 9 7 2 0 1 1 0 49
1957 4 0 0 40 45 5 4 3 5 1 0 0 107
1958 0 2 0 4 4 8 6 2 4 0 12 0 42
1959 0 2 16 3 35 1 3 5 2 2 1 0 70
1960 1 3 5 19 61 2 3 2 1 0 1 0 98
1961 0 4 10 14 42 7 3 0 1 1 0 0 82
1962 0 0 0 4 33 21 6 3 0 0 0 0 67
1963 0 0 3 1 11 4 4 1 2 1 3 0 30
1964 0 0 0 17 22 3 4 4 1 0 2 0 53
1965 0 0 3 21 32 8 0 5 5 0 0 0 74
1966 0 1 0 8 11 13 1 0 2 0 0 0 36
1967 4 0 0 12 4 23 4 0 2 0 0 0 49
1968 0 0 0 16 26 9 0 1 0 0 0 3 55
1969 0 0 0 10 5 13 1 0 1 1 0 0 31
1970 0 0 0 8 5 17 2 1 9 8 0 0 50
1971 0 2 2 8 13 8 1 0 0 1 0 4 39
1972 0 0 0 11 5 6 3 1 0 2 0 2 30
1973 1 0 7 9 19 24 1 1 3 3 8 0 76
1974 0 1 2 3 9 24 0 3 0 1 2 0 45
1975 1 6 1 1 7 9 1 0 0 0 4 4 34
1976 0 3 6 7 7 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 28
1977 0 1 11 4 31 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 54
1978 0 0 0 14 5 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 21
1979 0 0 5 17 7 3 2 13 1 2 1 0 51
1980 0 0 3 7 9 1 0 2 2 1 0 0 25
1981 0 0 1 11 44 7 5 2 2 3 1 0 76
1982 0 0 11 11 56 11 1 3 2 0 2 4 101
1983 0 0 4 12 40 23 2 1 0 2 8 0 92
1984 0 0 6 23 9 3 0 0 2 6 1 0 50
1985 0 2 5 10 6 5 1 0 3 0 4 0 36
1986 0 0 2 4 25 1 0 2 7 6 0 0 47
1987 0 3 9 0 5 0 1 0 1 0 4 0 23
1988 0 0 5 0 2 3 0 0 2 0 5 0 17
1989 0 0 2 1 7 6 0 1 1 2 0 0 20
1990 0 0 10 3 10 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 30
1991 0 0 17 24 20 4 1 0 0 7 0 0 73
1992 0 0 2 9 25 9 2 0 16 1 0 0 64
1993 0 0 6 17 20 13 0 0 5 2 1 0 64
1994 0 0 1 15 11 2 6 2 0 3 0 0 40
1995 0 0 2 22 17 28 6 0 0 4 0 0 79
1996 0 0 1 18 9 6 0 6 7 0 1 0 48
1997 0 1 1 1 41 5 1 1 2 2 0 0 55
1998 0 0 1 1 22 22 2 1 3 27 4 0 83
1999 0 1 6 19 90 14 0 1 2 4 5 3 145
2000 0 2 15 6 11 3 0 0 0 7 0 0 44
2001 0 0 0 10 25 1 0 0 6 19 0 0 61
2002 0 0 0 7 7 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 18
2003 0 0 4 15 59 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 78
2004 0 0 12 13 26 4 0 0 0 1 6 0 62
2005 0 0 8 7 0 10 0 0 1 1 0 0 27
2006 0 0 7 8 4 5 0 0 3 0 0 0 27
2007 0 0 5 3 29 5 1 5 0 1 0 0 49
2008 4 0 13 9 42 5 0 0 2 0 1 1 77
2009 0 6 1 17 4 3 0 1 0 2 0 0 34
2010 0 0 2 1 91 4 1 0 3 0 0 1 103
2011 0 1 0 50 46 7 0 1 3 0 11 0 119
2012 0 0 5 54 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 63
2013 2 0 2 12 63 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 82
Total 18 51 256 751 1410 498 113 88 123 129 94 24 3555
Avg. 0.3 0.8 4.0 11.7 22.0 7.8 1.8 1.4 1.9 2.0 1.5 0.4 55.5
Most 4 6 17 54 91 28 7 13 16 27 12 4 145
When 1957
1967
2008
1975
2009
1991 2012 2010 1995 1956 1979 1992 1998 1958 1982 1975 1971 1999
Least 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 17
When Many Years Many Years Many Years 1987
1988
2005 1987
2003
2012
2013
Many Years Many Years Many Years Many Years Many Years Many Years 1988
Preliminary Numbers for 2014
2014 0 0 0 2 - - - - - - - - 2

 

Highest Annual Total of Tornadoes by Year Lowest Annual Total of Tornadoes by Year
Rank Year Total Rank Year Total Rank Year Total Rank Year Total
1 1999 145 6 1960 98 1 1988 17 6 (tie) 1987 23
2 2011 119 7 1983 92 2 2002 18   1950 23
3 1957 107 8 1998 83 3 1989 20 8 1980 25
4 2010 103 9 (tie) 2013 82 4 1978 21 9 (tie) 2006 27
5 1982 101   1961 82 5 1952 22   2005 27

 

Highest Total of Tornadoes by Month or Season and Year
Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr.
Rank Year Total Rank Year Total Rank Year Total Rank Year Total
1 (tie) 2008 4 1 (tie) 2009 6 1 1991 17 1 2012 54
  1967 4   1975 6 2 1959 16 2 2011 50
  1957 4 3 (tie) 1961 4 3 2000 15 3 1957 40
4 2013 2   1953 4 4 2008 13 4 1991 24
5 (tie) Many Years 1 5 (tie) Many Years 3 5 2004 12 5 1984 23
May. Jun. Jul. Aug.
Rank Year Total Rank Year Total Rank Year Total Rank Year Total
1 2010 91 1 1995 28 1 1956 7 1 1979 13
2 1999 90 2 (tie) 1974 24 2 (tie) 1995 6 2 1996 6
3 2013 63   1973 24   1994 6 3 (tie) 2007 5
4 1960 61 4 (tie) 1983 23   1962 6   1965 5
5 2003 59   1967 23   1958 6   1959 5
Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.
Rank Year Total Rank Year Total Rank Year Total Rank Year Total
1 1992 16 1 1998 27 1 1958 12 1 (tie) 1982 4
2 1970 9 2 2001 19 2 2011 11   1975 4
3 (tie) 1996 7 3 1970 8 3 (tie) 1983 8   1971 4
  1986 7 4 (tie) 2000 7   1973 8 4 (tie) 1999 3
5 2001 6   1991 7 5 2004 6   1968 3
Winter (Dec.-Jan.-Feb.) Spring (Mar.-Apr.-May) Summer (Jun.-Jul.-Aug.) Autumn (Sep.-Oct.-Nov.)
Rank Year Total Rank Year Total Rank Year Total Rank Year Total
1 (tie) 2008-09 7 1 1999 115 1 1995 34 1 1998 34
  1975-76 7 2 2011 96 2 1962 30 2 2001 25
  1974-75 7 3 2010 94 3 1955 28 3 (tie) 1992 17
4 1999-2000 5 4 (tie) 1960 85 4 (tie) 1974 27   1970 17
5 (tie) Many Years 4   1957 85   1967 27 5 1958 16

 


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