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Weatherford is a city of approximately 10,000, located in Custer County in western Oklahoma. It is home to Southwestern Oklahoma State University and is also home to one of the largest wind energy farms in Oklahoma. The city of Weatherford is most well known, however, for the Stafford Air & Space Center, named in honor of Lt. General Thomas P. Stafford, a native of Weatherford, Oklahoma. Graduating from the United States Naval Academy, General Stafford is a recipient of the Congressional Space Medal of Honor along with many numerous other awards including a Television Emmy. A veteran of four space flights, he piloted Gemini VI, and commanded Gemini IX, Apollo 10, and the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project Mission, the historical Soviet/American "handshake in space." The Stafford Air & Space Center contains a 35,000 square foot interior many Smithsonian quality displays. It boasts an actual giant Titan II rocket launch vehicle on display along with the massive Mark 6 reentry vehicle which contained a 9 megaton nuclear warhead. Numerous items on loan from the Smithsonian include a Gemini flight suit, space food and survival items flown to the moon on Apollo 11, and the actual flight pressure suit General Stafford wore on the first flight of the lunar module to the moon, Apollo 10. Other aircraft on display at the museum include a T-38, F-86, Russian MiG21R and an F16 with bombs and sidewinder missiles. Full-size replicas displayed include the Wright Flyer, Spirit of St. Louis, Apollo Command Module, and Gemini spacecraft.

Surrounding areas: Clinton, Oklahoma (16.0 mi)

Weatherford Vacation Rentals

Weatherford Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Comfort Inn & Suites1311 E Main StWeatherford, OK (580) 772-9100
Holiday Inn Express3825 East Main StWeatherford, OK (580) 774-0400
Ramada Inn-Clinton2140 W Gary BlvdClinton, OK15.5 mi.(580) 323-2010
Travelodge2247 Gary BlvdClinton, OK15.5 mi.(580) 323-6840
Super 8 Clinton1120 South 10th StClinton, OK16.1 mi.(580) 323-4979
Days Inn Clinton1200 S 10TH StClinton, OK16.2 mi.(580) 323-5550
Hampton Inn Clinton2000 Lexington AveClinton, OK16.5 mi.(580) 323-4267
Microtel Inn & Suites4800 North BroadwayHinton, OK19.3 mi.(405) 542-6011

Weatherford Weather & Climate

Eastern Oklahoma has a temperate four-season climate with occasional extremes in temperature and rainfall. Eastern Oklahoma is situated near the heart of Tornado Alley. Lightening is common in the spring months, with the possibility of severe thunderstorms containing large hail, damaging winds or tornadoes. There is also the potential for flooding in eastern Oklahoma, however, a comprehensive flood management plan is in place for the area. Summers are usually accompanied by high humidity. Autumn is short, but often the most pleasant time of the year, consisting of sunny days and cool nights. Winter temperatures are generally mild, with average snowfall around nine inches.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 45°F 24°F 0.98 in. -
February 52°F 29°F 1.16 in. -
March 62°F 36°F 2.27 in. -
April 71°F 46°F 2.47 in. -
May 81°F 57°F 5.05 in. -
June 90°F 66°F 4.09 in. -
July 95°F 71°F 1.99 in. -
August 93°F 70°F 2.71 in. -
September 84°F 62°F 3.27 in. -
October 73°F 50°F 2.94 in. -
November 58°F 37°F 1.74 in. -
December 47°F 27°F 1.24 in. -

Weatherford Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Clinton Sherman airport (CSM) located about 31 miles west of Weatherford in Clinton, Oklahoma, the Wiley Post airport (PWA) located approximately 58 miles east of Weatherford in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, the Will Rogers World airport (OKC) located roughly 62 miles east of Weatherford in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and finally the Lawton Fort Sill Regional airport (LAW) located around 68 miles south of Weatherford in Lawton, Oklahoma.

Weatherford Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
Frontier CityOklahoma CityOK66.2 mi.
Water Parks
White Water BayOklahoma CityOK66.2 mi.
Native Sun Water ParkLawtonOK66.3 mi.
Golf Courses
Prairie West Golf ClubWeatherfordOK 
Riverside Municipal Golf CourseClintonOK15.3 mi.
Sugar Creek Canyon Golf ClubHintonOK19.7 mi.
Roman Nose Golf CourseWatongaOK26.3 mi.
Watonga Golf ClubWatongaOK26.3 mi.
State Parks
Red Rock Canyon State ParkOK20.3 mi. 
Fort Cobb State ParkOK27.8 mi. 
Foss State ParkOK29.3 mi. 
Roman Nose State ParkOK31.2 mi. 
Zoos and Aquariums
Oklahoma City Zoological ParkOklahoma CityOK66.2 mi.

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