• Oklahoma breaks record with hottest May in state history


    TULSA, Okla. - This May broke the all-time record for hottest in recorded Oklahoma history, according to data from the Oklahoma Mesonet.

    The statewide average temperature was 74.6, which is 6.4 degrees above normal and 0.6 degrees above the previous record of 74 set in 1962.

    May also marked the end of the state's longest streak without a tornado. That ended May 2.

    The highest temperature of the month was 104 on May 31 in the far southwest portions of the state.

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