Climate Data
OK Climate Atlas
Press Room
NCDC Publications

Mission: Provide high-quality climate information tailored to meet the needs of individual citizens and decision-makers in Oklahoma.



  • Update and maintain climate data records
  • Develop web-based and PC-based tools to access climate records
  • Respond to requests for climate data, including specialized data sets
  • Produce routine climate summaries and post-event analyses
  • Research historical climate and extreme weather events to provide a documented, detailed history of Oklahoma's climate
  • Analyze policies (federal, state, and local) that impact the Weather Center community
  • Develop consortia of academics and practitioners to address local weather-related hazards
  • Engage in climate-related research to benefit citizens and decision-makers in Oklahoma



Dr. Ken Crawford, State Climatologist and Director of OCS
Mark Shafer, OCS Director of Climate Information
Derek Arndt, Associate State Climatologist
Gary McManus, Assistant State Climatologist
Howard Johnson, Associate State Climatologist for Service (retired)


Last Updated August 23, 2006