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Monthly Climate Summary - November 2013

National Weather Service, Springfield, MO

Monthly Climate Overview

November 2013 was a cooler and drier than normal month across the Missouri Ozarks and extreme southeast Kansas. The most precipitation came over the eastern Ozarks which brought them closer to normal for the month. Despite the lower than normal precipitation for the month, the area still remains well above normal for the year.

 

Springfield
Joplin
West Plains
Vichy
Highest Temperature of the Month
73
71
78
75
Average High Temperature
53.9
54.7
54.2
52.0
Lowest Temperature of the Month
14
16
13
10
Average Low Temperature
33.3
34.1
32.6
31.6
Average Mean Temperature
43.6
44.4
43.4
41.8
Depart from Normal
-2.5
-4.0
-3.4
-3.4
Rank
35th coolest / 126
17th coolest / 85
15th coolest / 66
14th cooelst / 65
Days with lows of 32 deg F or Lower
12
12
16
17
Days with lows of 0 deg F or Lower
0
0
0
0
Days with highs of 32 degrees or lower
1
1
1
2
Days with highs of 90 degrees or warmer
0
0
0
0
 
Precipitation (Inches)
2.02
2.42
4.50
1.67
Depart from Normal
-2.20
-1.36
-0.08
-1.20
Rank
45th driest / 126
48th driest / 101
27th wettest / 66
30th wettest / 68
days of 0.01 or greater
8
7
8
7
days of 0.10 or greater
3
4
4
4
days of 0.50 or greater
2
3
2
1
days of 1.00 or greater
0
0
1
0
Monthly Snowfall
Trace

Monthly Climate Maps


November 2013 Precipitation Departure from Normal

November 2013 Precipitation Departure from Normal


November 2013 Average Temperature Departure from Normal

November 2013 Average Temperature Departure from Normal

Monthly Climate Records

 

List of November 2013 Records
Date
Station
Record
11/13/2013
Vichy-Rolla
Record low of 15 degrees tied the old record set in 1982.
11/17/2013
West Plains
Record high of 78 degrees breaks the old record of 74 set in 1952.
11/21/2013
West Plains
Record rainfall of 3.01 inches breaks the old record of 1.03 set in 1992.

Monthly Climate Normals

 

Normal Conditions for the Upcoming 3 Months
 Springfield
 
High
Low
Precip.
Snowfall
December
44.9
25.0
3.04
4.9
January
42.9
22.4
2.47
5.4
February
48.2
26.1
2.52
3.6
Joplin 
 
High
Low
Precip.
Snowfall
December
47.0
27.5
2.82
2.8
January
44.9
25.0
2.03
4.7
February
50.5
29.2
2.32
3.5
 
West Plains
 
High
Low
Precip.
December
46.4
26.0
3.64
January
44.6
23.5
2.72
February
49.2
26.5
2.84
Vichy
 
High
Low
Precip.
December
43.0
24.4
2.64
January
40.7
21.5
2.17
February
45.8
25.5
1.93