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Year End Climate Summary - 2014

National Weather Service, Springfield, MO

Year End Summary

2014 across the Missouri Ozarks into extreme southeast Kansas had well below normal temperatures and precipitation. Portions of the Ozarks had temperatures in the coldest top 10 and several stations had precipitation totals in the top 15 driest.

 

Springfield
Joplin
West Plains
Vichy
Highest Temperature of the Year
101
100
98
99
Average High Temperature
66.0
66.9
65.2
63.3
Lowest Temperature of the Year
- 10
- 9
- 4
- 13
Average Low Temperature
44.6
45.3
43.7
42.6
Average Mean Temperature
55.3
56.1
54.5
53.0
Depart from Normal
- 1.0
- 2.4
- 2.3
- 2.1
Rank
40th coldest / 127
11th coldest / 87
7th coldest / 67
3rd coldest / 70
Days with lows of 32 deg F or Lower
113
105
111
120
Days with lows of 0 deg F or Lower
2
2
2
5
Days with highs of 32 degrees or Lower
22
24
22
36
Days with highs of 90 degrees or Warmer
37
40
24
27
 
Precipitation (Inches)
38.59
31.71
36.40
29.65
Depart from Normal
- 6.98
- 14.84
- 9.82
- 13.96
Rank
45th driest / 127
13th driest / 105
12th driest / 67
13th driest / 73
days of 0.01 or greater
108
100
94
105
days of 0.10 or greater
62
46
61
58
days of 0.50 or greater
27
22
27
18
days of 1.00 or greater
12
12
9
9
Yearly Snowfall
20.9

Year End Summary - Climatology

Month
Springfield
Joplin
West Plains
Vichy
Mean Temperature
Departure
Mean Temperature
Departure
Mean Temperature
Departure
Mean Temperature
Departure
January
29.0
- 3.6
30.5
- 4.4
29.2
- 4.8
26.0
- 5.1
February
31.7
- 5.5
32.1
- 7.7
31.3
- 6.6
27.1
- 8.6
March
42.8
- 3.5
43.4
- 5.5
42.1
- 5.4
40.5
- 4.8
April
56.1
+ 0.3
56.6
- 1.8
56.7
- 0.7
55.3
+ 0.1
May
66.8
+ 2.0
67.6
+ 0.6
65.9
+ 0.5
65.0
+ 1.2
June
74.5
+ 1.1
74.8
- 0.7
73.5
- 0.2
73.2
+ 0.8
July
74.2
- 4.0
75.4
- 4.8
72.2
- 5.8
73.2
- 4.1
August
79.8
+ 2.0
80.5
+ 0.8
77.9
+ 0.7
77.5
+ 1.2
September
69.7
+ 0.7
70.3
- 0.5
68.1
- 0.8
66.8
- 0.8
October
59.7
+ 1.9
60.6
+ 0.8
58.7
+ 1.3
56.7
+ 0.1
November
40.8
- 5.3
41.5
- 6.9
40.1
- 6.7
38.0
- 7.2
December
38.3
+ 3.3
39.8
+ 2.6
38.0
+ 1.8
36.6
+ 2.9
Annual
55.3
- 1.0
56.1
- 2.4
54.5
- 2.3
53.0
- 2.1
40th coldest / 127
11th coldest / 87
7th coldest / 67
3rd coldest / 70

 

Month
Springfield
Joplin
West Plains
Vichy
Precipitation
Departure
Precipitation
Departure
Precipitation
Departure
Precipitation
Departure
January
1.29
- 1.18
0.59
- 1.44
1.60
- 1.12
0.85
- 1.32
February
0.5
- 2.02
0.26
- 2.06
0.25
- 2.59
0.61
- 1.32
March
2.33
- 1.29
1.88
- 1.54
3.22
- 1.07
0.71
- 2.74
April
2.08
- 2.24
1.25
- 3.22
4.10
- 0.38
3.65
- 0.57
May
5.28
+ 0.18
4.77
- 0.94
2.81
- 2.13
3.80
- 1.24
June
6.23
+ 1.38
3.93
- 1.93
5.23
+ 1.21
3.31
- 1.32
July
2.30
- 1.38
1.24
- 2.57
1.63
- 1.92
0.11
- 4.33
August
1.96
- 1.59
1.52
- 1.83
2.78
- 0.45
4.26
+ 0.59
September
5.00
+ 0.39
4.53
- 0.42
2.20
- 1.89
1.91
- 2.13
October
7.55
+ 3.96
7.95
+ 3.92
7.29
+ 3.45
5.65
+ 2.14
November
2.30
- 1.92
1.95
- 1.83
2.32
- 2.26
2.42
- 1.45
December
1.77
- 1.27
1.84
- 0.98
2.97
- 0.67
2.37
- 0.27
Annual
38.59
- 6.98
31.71
- 14.84
36.40
- 9.82
29.65
- 13.96
45th driest / 127
13th driest / 105
12th driest / 67
13th driest / 73

Year End Summary - Top Weather Stories
 

2014
December 17th-18th
 
November 16th
 
October 13th
 
October 2nd
 
September 1st-2nd
 
July 7th-8th
 
June 7th
 
June 5th-6th
 
May 8th
 
April 27th
 
April 24th
 
April 13th
 
April 3rd
 
March 27th
 
March 15th-16th
 
March 1st-3rd
 
February 20th
 
February 4th
 
February 2nd
 
January 12th
 
January 5th
 
January 1st-2nd
 
 

Monthly Summaries

2014

Year End Summary - Outlook

Jan-Feb-Mar Temperatures
Jan-Feb-Mar Precipitation

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Year End Summary - Maps

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