Climate

Choctaw County enjoys a favorable climatic range. The growing season is long, rainfall is abundant, and extreme temperatures are unusual. Summers are warm to hot, with temperatures sometimes exceeding 95 °F (35 °C). Autumn’s bright, crisp days have the least rain and are usually the most agreeable of the year. January temperatures average arount 41 °F (6 °C). Snowfall is rare but does occur. Supplies of water are abundant, and rainfall is usually adequate for replacement. Choctaw County’s annual average from 1971 to 2000 was more than 55 inches. The ground rarely freezes and outdoor activities are generally planned year-round. Cold spells are usually of short duration.

MonthNormal Precipitation (inches)Daily Average Temperature (ºF)Normal Daily Min. Temp (ºF)Normal Daily Max. Temp (ºF)
Jan5.8941.129.952.2
Feb4.5345.232.657.8
Mar6.1753.440.666.2
Apr5.4761.148.273.9
May5.0669.357.581.1
Jun4.4376.464.987.8
Jul4.3879.768.491
Aug3.2778.86790.6
Sep3.6772.860.585.1
Oct3.5161.848.075.5
Nov4.9652.039.564.5
Dec5.4344.132.955.2
Annual Average56.7761.349.273.4
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