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Cold Front to Move across the Pacific Northwest Through Tuesday; Storm Developing Over the Four Corners

A cold front will move across the Pacific Northwest on Tuesday, bringing low elevation rain and heavy mountain snow. This will be the first of several waves of unsettled weather to impact the region through this week. An upper level disturbance will contribute to development of a storm with rain and snow over the Four Corners. East of this storm, ice is possible from Nebraska to Wisconsin. Read More >

Monthly Climate Summary - July 2013

National Weather Service, Springfield, MO

Monthly Climate Overview

July 2013 can generally be categorized with above normal precipitation for most of the area with the exception of portions of central Missouri and generally below normal temperatures throughout the region.

Here are some weather events that occurred during the month...

Weak tornado in east Springfield

EF-1 Tornado and Flash Flooding July 29th-30th


Springfield
Joplin
West Plains
Vichy
Highest Temperature of the Month
95
98
94
94
Average High Temperature
86.8
89.2
85.6
84.3
Lowest Temperature of the Month
55
53
53
50
Average Low Temperature
66.6
66.7
63.2
63.3
Average Mean Temperature
76.7
77.9
74.2
73.8
Depart from Normal
-1.5
-2.3
-3.8
-3.5
Rank
47th coldest / 126
18th coldest / 83
4th coldest / 66
4th coldest / 66
Days with lows of 32 deg F or Lower
0
0
0
0
Days with lows of 0 deg F or Lower
0
0
0
0
Days with highs of 32 degrees or lower
0
0
0
0
Days with highs of 90 degrees or warmer
10
16
8
7
Precipitation (Inches)
6.33
3.08 (missing data)
6.12
3.60
Depart from Normal
+ 2.65
- 0.73
+ 2.57
-0.84
Rank
15th wettest / 126
49th driest / 100
13th wettest / 66
32nd wettest / 69
days of 0.01 or greater
10
9
8
10
days of 0.10 or greater
10
4
7
6
days of 0.50 or greater
3
2
3
3
days of 1.00 or greater
2
1
3
1
Monthly Snowfall
0.0


Monthly Climate Maps


July 2013 Precipitation Departure from Normal

July 2013 Precipitation Departure from Normal


July 2013 Average Temperature Departure from Normal

July 2013 Average Temperature Departure from Normal

Monthly Climate Records

List of July 2013 Records
Date
Station
Record
July 2
Joplin
Record low of 53 breaks old record of 55 set in 1959.
July 3
Joplin
Record low of 55 breaks old record of 57 set in 1968.
Vichy-Rolla
Record low of 54 breaks the old record of 55 set in 1968.
July 26
West Plains
A record low maximum temperature of 75 degrees breaks the old record of 77 set in 2004.
Vichy-Rolla
A record low maximum temperature of 71 degrees breaks the old record of 73 set in 1998.
July 28
Vichy-Rolla
A record low temperature of 50 degrees breaks the old record of 57 set in 2005.
Joplin
A record low maximum temperature of 70 degrees breaks the old record of 77 set in 1981.
West Plains
A record low maximum temperature of 73 degrees breaks the old record of 76 set in 2004.
July 29
Joplin
A record rainfall of 1.43 inches breaks the old record of 0.86 inches set in 1971.
July 30
West Plains
A record rainfall of 1.98 inches breaks the old record of 0.35 set in 2009.

Monthly Climate Normals

 

Normal Conditions for the Upcoming 3 Months
 Springfield
 
High
Low
Precip.
Snowfall
August
89.0
66.6
3.55
0.0
September
80.3
57.7
4.61
0.0
October
69.0
46.5
3.59
0.0
Joplin 
 
High
Low
Precip.
Snowfall
August
91.0
68.4
3.35
0.0
September
82.3
59.3
4.95
0.0
October
71.3
48.3
4.03
0.0
 
West Plains
 
High
Low
Precip.
August
89.4
65.0
3.23
September
80.8
56.9
4.09
October
69.6
45.1
3.84
Vichy
 
High
Low
Precip.
August
87.6
65.0
3.67
September
78.6
56.7
4.04
October
67.4
45.8
3.51