Kenton Record Low of -19 for Oklahoma

Kenton recorded the lowest temperature in the history of Oklahoma’s Mesonet weather stations of -19 on February 3. The article notes Bob and Jane Apple, who live on a ranch 3 miles east of the community and operate a bed-and-breakfast in Kenton have been cutting through 8 inches of ice. The record broke 15 degrees set on Dec. 8, 2005, at Kenton. The Mesonet, which began in 1994, has 120 stations throughout Oklahoma. Oklahoma official coldest was-27 degrees at Vinita on Feb. 13, 1905, and at Watts on Jan. 18, 1930.

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