Summer is on its way to Oklahoma! And Oklahomans may want to get ready for some of the hottest temperatures ever recorded.

According to the Farmers Almanac, summer 2024 could bring some of the hottest temperatures in recorded history, plus lots of wet weather. So it looks like wet hot summer may be in store for the Sooner State.


When was the hottest summer in Oklahoma?

According to an article from The Oklahoman, the National Weather Service has deemed that the summer of 2011 was the hottest summer on record for Oklahoma. That summer averaged a temperature of 87.5 degrees from June to August.

When was Oklahoma's hottest day?

If you thought Oklahoma's hottest day was in recent years, you'd be wrong. An article from KOCO found that the hottest temperature ever recorded in Oklahoma history was 120 degrees on July 18, 1936.

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What will summer 2024 be like in Oklahoma?

Summer will officially begin on June 20, and the Farmers Almanac is predicting a wet hot summer overall. But for Oklahoma specifically, it's expected to be hot and showery. Oklahoma could see "sizzling temperatures" and stormy weather.

Around Father's Day on June 16, Oklahoma may see persistent heat and dry weather. As Oklahomans get ready for Fourth of July, there could be fair, dry and very warm weather. Summer will begin wrapping up in August and September, and this is when Oklahoma could see more showers.

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