Daily Historical Weather for November 30
On this date in 1996, a winter storm dumped 4 to 10 inches of snow over northwest Oklahoma. The next day, skies were sunny, and temperatures across most of the state warmed up into the lower 50s. However, temperatures across the snow covered areas only warmed into the upper 30s. Butler reached 52 degrees, while 27 miles to the northwest, Putnam struggled to reach 39 degrees. This is a typical example of how the effects of snow cover can result in drastic temperature differences over short distances.
On this day in 1985, freezing rain and thundersnow affected many portions of Oklahoma. Winter storm warnings, severe thunderstorm warnings, and tornado watches were all issued for portions of southern Oklahoma, with golf ball-size hail reported in Duncan at a temperature of 33 degrees. This day was also known as the day of the Ice Bowl, as the Oklahoma Sooners and Oklahoma State University Cowboys played each other in Stillwater. The final score was, Sooners 13, Cowboys 0.