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Do you want to know to see if you received hail or strong winds on a particular day? The Storm Data page has storm reports available for central/western Oklahoma and western north Texas since 1992.
Need tornado statistics? How about a listing of all the tornadoes that have occurred in Oklahoma? Tornadoes by county, by year or by F-Scale as well as other information on tornadoes can be through the Tornado Data page!
Want to know what the record low temperature is for a particular day for Oklahoma City? Need to know what the actual high temperature was or if it rained a few days ago? The Climate Data page has daily or monthly climatological data for many locations!
Do you remember the Winter Storms of 2002? How about the Red River tornado outbreak of 1979? You can go access our Weather Events page to read up on these events and more.
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Weather History for April 29
On April 29, 1985, a tornado damaged parts of Ardmore, injuring one person. This tornado is unique in that it was the first tornado to be probed by a ground-based instrument package. A crew from the National Severe Storms Laboratory dropped the instrument package, appropriately called TOTO, for Totable Tornado Observatory, into the path of the storm to get accurate readings of conditions inside the tornado.
While April does produce quite a few rainy days in Oklahoma City, it is not known for extremely heavy rainfall. The exception to this rule occurred back in 1947, when almost one foot of rain fell during the month. The 11.91 inch monthly total at Oklahoma City made April of 1947 the wettest April of record, but only the 8th heaviest monthly rainfall since accurate records began in 1891.