Category Archives: CoCoRaHS

Oklahoma Snow Event #4 – April 29/30, 2017

A rare late season blizzard occurred across the Panhandle of the state over the last couple of days of April.  Cimarron County was hardest hit with nearly the entire county seeing at least 11 inches of snow.   Amounts dropped with each mile east across Texas and Beaver counties.  Only a trace of snow was observed over far eastern sections of Beaver County.

Record Heavy Rain Event – April 21, 2017 (Updated with area rain amounts)

The record books got dusted off in Okarche.  The total precipitation on April 21st was 4.30 inches.  This breaks the old record for the day of 0.49 of an inch set in 2014.  Also, this set a record for the most daily precipitation in the month of April.  The previous record was 3.23 inches set on April 11, 1994.

This ranks as the 4th most daily rainfall on record for Okarche:

1 – 7.12 – 19-Aug-07

2 – 6.50 – 18-Sep-88

3 – 4.55 – 4-Mar-04

4 – 4.30 – 21-Apr-17

5 – 4.22 – 26-Aug-96