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Monthly Climate Summary - April 2014

National Weather Service, Springfield, MO

Monthly Climate Overview

April 2014 was a month with near normal temperatures across the Missouri Ozarks and extreme southeast Kansas. Higher precipitation amounts were over the eastern Ozarks and into central Missouri with fairly dry conditions across much of the southwest part of Missouri into extreme southeast Kansas.

Severe Thunderstorms across the area on April 3rd, 2014

Severe Storms on April 13th, 2014

A few strong to severe storms on April 24th, 2014

Strong storm system brings Tornadoes and Severe Storms to the region April 27th, 2014

Springfield
Joplin
West Plains
Vichy
Highest Temperature of the Month
81
83
83
82
Average High Temperature
68.0
68.9
68.3
66.4
Lowest Temperature of the Month
25
25
27
26
Average Low Temperature
44.3
44.3
45.0
44.3
Average Mean Temperature
56.1
56.6
56.7
55.3
Depart from Normal
+ 0.3
- 1.8
- 0.7
+ 0.1
Rank
58th warmest / 127
27th coldest / 87
33rd warmest / 66
30th coldest / 66
Days with highs of 90 degrees or warmer
0
0
0
0
Days with highs of 32 degrees or lower
0
0
0
0
Days with lows of 32 deg F or lower
4
3
3
4
Days with lows of 0 deg F or lower
0
0
0
0
 
Precipitation (Inches)
2.08
1.25
4.10
3.65
Depart from Normal
-2.24
-3.22
-0.38
-0.57
Rank
16th driest / 127
4th driest / 103
30th wettest / 66
32nd driest / 67
days of 0.01 or greater
10
12
8
12
days of 0.10 or greater
6
3
4
10
days of 0.50 or greater
2
0
4
2
days of 1.00 or greater
0
0
2
1
Monthly Snowfall
T

Monthly Climate Maps


April 2014 Precipitation Departure from Normal

April 2014 Precipitation Departure from Normal


April 2014 Average Temperature Departure from Normal

April 2014 Average Temperature Departure from Normal

Monthly Climate Records

 

List of April 2014 Records
Date
Station
Record
April 14th
Joplin
A record low temperature of 28 degrees tied the old record set in 2008.
April 15th
Springfield
A record low of 25 degrees tied the old record set in 1928.
Joplin
A record low of 25 degrees breaks the old record of 26 set in 1983.
Vichy-Rolla
A record low of 26 degrees breaks the old record of 27 set in 1962.

Monthly Climate Normals

 

Normal Conditions for the Upcoming 3 Months
 Springfield
 
High
Low
Precip.
Snowfall
May
75.3
54.4
5.10
0.0
June
83.8
63.1
4.85
0.0
July
88.8
67.6
3.68
0.0
Joplin 
 
High
Low
Precip.
Snowfall
May
77.7
56.2
5.71
0.0
June
85.8
65.1
5.86
0.0
July
90.6
69.9
3.81
0.0
 
West Plains
 
High
Low
Precip.
May
76.7
54.2
4.94
June
84.2
63.2
4.02
July
89.5
66.6
3.55
Vichy
 
High
Low
Precip.
May
74.5
53.2
5.04
June
82.6
62.1
4.63
July
88.1
66.5
4.44

Precipitation Report

Monthly Data for April 2014 for Springfield, MO NWS CWA
State
Name
Station Type
Total Precipitation
MO ROLLA 0.7 NNE CoCoRaHS 6.71
MO ROLLA 1.3 NE CoCoRaHS 6.27
MO ELDON 3.8 NW CoCoRaHS 6.26
MO EMINENCE 1 N COOP 6.12
MO COLE CAMP 3NW COOP 5.85
MO ROLLA 0.9 SE CoCoRaHS 5.82
MO ELDON COOP 5.69
MO APPLETON CITY COOP 5.61
MO VERSAILLES 0.2 SE CoCoRaHS 5.57
MO ROLLA UNI OF MISSOURI COOP 5.46
MO WAYNESVILLE 2 W COOP 5.46
MO LAURIE 4.2 SSW CoCoRaHS 5.37
MO LINCOLN 0.4 NNE CoCoRaHS 5.35
MO ROLLA 1.3 S CoCoRaHS 5.21
MO ALTON 7.2 E CoCoRaHS 5.16
MO LOWRY CITY 3.8 ESE CoCoRaHS 5.13
MO HAZELGREEN 1 W COOP 5.13
MO AVA 6.0 NW CoCoRaHS 5.12
MO WINONA FOREST RS COOP 4.99
MO VERSAILLES COOP 4.86
MO ALTON 1.7 NNW CoCoRaHS 4.67
MO FT LEONARD WOOD COOP 4.67
MO HOUSTON 6.3 ESE CoCoRaHS 4.62
MO AVA 0.8 NNW CoCoRaHS 4.55
MO EDWARDS 7.1 NW CoCoRaHS 4.51
MO HOUSTON 4.5 ESE CoCoRaHS 4.47
MO AVA 6W COOP 4.47
MO OSCEOLA 0.3 SW CoCoRaHS 4.46
MO WEST PLAINS 10.6 S CoCoRaHS 4.43
MO LAKESIDE COOP 4.40
MO ELDORADO SPRINGS COOP 4.40
MO ROLLA 8.1 S CoCoRaHS 4.37
MO POTTERSVILLE 0.7 NNW CoCoRaHS 4.36
MO MOUNTAIN VIEW 7.0 NE CoCoRaHS 4.33
MO VIENNA 4.3 NNW CoCoRaHS 4.22
MO MONTAUK SP COOP 4.19
MO WHEATLAND 5.0 SE CoCoRaHS 4.14
MO AVA 10.5 SSW CoCoRaHS 4.13
MO WEST PLAINS MUNI AP WBAN 4.10
MO HOUSTON 0.3 SE CoCoRaHS 4.06
MO MOUNTAIN GROVE 14.0 S CoCoRaHS 4.04
MO MANSFIELD 3.7 SSE CoCoRaHS 4.04
MO FLEMINGTON COOP 4.01
MO BRANSON 3.8 E CoCoRaHS 3.95
MO HOUSTON 2.0 S CoCoRaHS 3.93
MO LINN CREEK 9.4 SE CoCoRaHS 3.93
MO ROUND SPRING COOP 3.92
MO ROLLA 8.2 SSE CoCoRaHS 3.89
MO PROTEM CoCoRaHS 3.87
MO TECUMSEH COOP 3.86
MO WEST PLAINS 2.2 NNW CoCoRaHS 3.82
MO IBERIA 5.6 NE CoCoRaHS 3.81
MO HOLLISTER 3.8 SW CoCoRaHS 3.80
MO EMINENCE 0.1 SSE CoCoRaHS 3.77
MO HOLLISTER 3.5 SW CoCoRaHS 3.73
MO PROTEM 4 NE COOP 3.71
MO DORA 1N COOP 3.71
MO RICHLAND 3.6 NNE CoCoRaHS 3.70
MO VICHY ROLLA NATIONAL AP WBAN 3.65
MO SEYMOUR 0.9 SSW CoCoRaHS 3.63
MO SALEM 14.9 E CoCoRaHS 3.62
MO BIRCH TREE 10.1 SSW CoCoRaHS 3.57
MO WHEATLAND 2.7 S CoCoRaHS 3.57
MO LEBANON 1.3 E CoCoRaHS 3.50
MO STOCKTON 2.5 NNE CoCoRaHS 3.49
MO DORA 2.6 NNW CoCoRaHS 3.48
MO DUNNEGAN 2.4 NNW CoCoRaHS 3.46
MO BRUMLEY 5.6 SW CoCoRaHS 3.43
MO ROLLA 6.4 NNW CoCoRaHS 3.42
MO EL DORADO SPRINGS 12.0 NE CoCoRaHS 3.35
MO FAIR PLAY 1.3 E CoCoRaHS 3.33
MO ALDRICH 5.0 ESE CoCoRaHS 3.31
MO SALEM 1.8 NW CoCoRaHS 3.30
MO BOLIVAR 9.0 N CoCoRaHS 3.29
MO BOLIVAR 2.7 E CoCoRaHS 3.27
MO NORWOOD 0.2 ENE CoCoRaHS 3.26
MO MOUNTAIN VIEW 7.9 W CoCoRaHS 3.25
MO HERMITAGE 0.5 ESE CoCoRaHS 3.22
MO NEVADA WTP COOP 3.21
MO EL DORADO SPRINGS 0.6 NNW CoCoRaHS 3.18
MO MANSFIELD COOP 3.18
MO EDGAR SPRINGS 2.2 SSW CoCoRaHS 3.17
MO NEVADA 0.2 W CoCoRaHS 3.15
MO STOCKTON DAM COOP 3.13
MO BUFFALO COOP 3.11
MO BUFFALO 1.0 SW CoCoRaHS 3.11
MO MTN GROVE 2 N COOP 3.07
MO NIXA 2.7 SSW CoCoRaHS 3.06
MO JERICO SPRINGS 3 S COOP 3.00
MO GAINESVILLE 6.2 ENE CoCoRaHS 3.00
MO POMONA 2.4 NW CoCoRaHS 2.95
MO FORT LEONARD WOOD 9.3 S CoCoRaHS 2.94
MO LEBANON 7.5 WNW CoCoRaHS 2.90
MO AURORA 2.7 S CoCoRaHS 2.90
MO CONWAY 9.0 E CoCoRaHS 2.88
MO STOCKTON 0.2 NW CoCoRaHS 2.87
MO HARTVILLE 0.5 SSE CoCoRaHS 2.87
MO OZARK 1.6 SE CoCoRaHS 2.86
MO MARSHFIELD 3.6 S CoCoRaHS 2.84
MO LEBANON 2.4 SE CoCoRaHS 2.83
MO LEBANON 0.6 N CoCoRaHS 2.82
MO NEVADA 3.4 NE CoCoRaHS 2.81
MO MILLER 9.2 WNW CoCoRaHS 2.81
MO POMME DE TERRE DAM COOP 2.72
MO MARSHFIELD 1.4 W CoCoRaHS 2.71
MO TABLE ROCK DAM COOP 2.68
MO WEST PLAINS 1.0 W CoCoRaHS 2.67
MO BOLIVAR 1.0 ENE CoCoRaHS 2.66
MO HARTVILLE COOP 2.66
MO AVA 13.6 SSE CoCoRaHS 2.65
MO STOCKTON 5.6 S CoCoRaHS 2.61
MO MOUNT VERNON 0.2 E CoCoRaHS 2.58
MO UMBER VIEW HEIGHTS 0.1 WSW CoCoRaHS 2.58
MO THEODOSIA 6.2 SW CoCoRaHS 2.58
MO MORRISVILLE 2SW COOP 2.57
MO EMERALD BEACH 5.5 E CoCoRaHS 2.57
MO CASSVILLE 0.5 SW CoCoRaHS 2.55
KS DEVON 0.1 SE CoCoRaHS 2.54
MO BATTLEFIELD 3.3 E CoCoRaHS 2.54
MO CLEVER 4.0 ENE CoCoRaHS 2.53
MO VERONA 4.0 WNW CoCoRaHS 2.53
MO BRANSON AP COOP 2.53
MO GOLDEN 1.7 NE CoCoRaHS 2.51
MO WALNUT GROVE 5.2 SE CoCoRaHS 2.50
MO LOCKWOOD COOP 2.47
MO SPRINGFIELD 0.7 ENE CoCoRaHS 2.44
MO SPRINGFIELD 5.5 SSW CoCoRaHS 2.44
KS HEPLER 4.5 SSE CoCoRaHS 2.42
MO HOLLISTER 1.3 S CoCoRaHS 2.40
MO PLATO 5.7 NE CoCoRaHS 2.39
MO SPRINGFIELD 9.5 NNW CoCoRaHS 2.38
MO HOUSTON COOP 2.38
MO SALEM 4.3 S CoCoRaHS 2.38
MO GREENFIELD 0.8 SSW CoCoRaHS 2.35
KS PITTSBURG COOP 2.33
MO MOUNT VERNON 1.3 NNW CoCoRaHS 2.33
MO GOLDEN CITY 6 S COOP 2.30
MO OZARK BEACH COOP 2.30
MO BROOKLINE 2.3 NNW CoCoRaHS 2.27
MO CONWAY 8.9 SW CoCoRaHS 2.27
MO EMERALD BEACH 3.0 S CoCoRaHS 2.26
MO WEST PLAINS 1.3 SE CoCoRaHS 2.25
MO MARSHFIELD 2E COOP 2.21
MO PURDY 4.8 SSW CoCoRaHS 2.19
MO ASH GROVE 4S COOP 2.16
MO SPRINGFIELD 4.9 SE CoCoRaHS 2.15
MO FAIR GROVE 4.7 SSW CoCoRaHS 2.15
MO GALENA COOP 2.13
MO IBERIA COOP 2.11
MO SPRINGFIELD RGNL AP WBAN 2.08
MO SHELL KNOB 5.6 ESE CoCoRaHS 2.08
MO BOLIVAR 1 NE COOP 2.07
MO HURLEY 3.5 NNE CoCoRaHS 2.05
MO SPRINGFIELD 4.0 SW CoCoRaHS 2.04
MO NEOSHO COOP 2.01
KS GARLAND 2.7 SW CoCoRaHS 2.00
MO MOUNTAIN VIEW 2.7 SSW CoCoRaHS 2.00
MO LIBERAL 0.7 SSE CoCoRaHS 1.97
MO FORT LEONARD WOOD 5.4 SE CoCoRaHS 1.97
MO MARSHFIELD 0.9 SE CoCoRaHS 1.94
MO KIMBERLING CITY 1.5 WNW CoCoRaHS 1.93
MO LICKING 4N COOP 1.93
MO SELIGMAN 3.0 N CoCoRaHS 1.93
MO DIAMOND 2 W COOP 1.91
MO NEOSHO 3.2 SSW CoCoRaHS 1.91
KS FORT SCOTT 8.2 SW CoCoRaHS 1.91
KS FARLINGTON 0.8 NNE CoCoRaHS 1.88
KS FORT SCOTT 3.7 ENE CoCoRaHS 1.87
MO SARCOXIE 1.0 W CoCoRaHS 1.84
MO HARTVILLE 0.8 WSW CoCoRaHS 1.84
MO SPRINGFIELD WFO COOP 1.82
MO CARTHAGE 1.5 S CoCoRaHS 1.80
MO NEOSHO 3.9 WNW CoCoRaHS 1.79
KS FT SCOTT COOP 1.79
KS FORT SCOTT 9.3 NNE CoCoRaHS 1.76
MO MYRTLE 0.3 E CoCoRaHS 1.73
MO MANSFIELD 5.4 NNE CoCoRaHS 1.73
MO MOUNTAIN GROVE 13.0 NNW CoCoRaHS 1.71
MO ANDERSON 3W COOP 1.63
KS FORT SCOTT 0.6 SW CoCoRaHS 1.63
MO LAMAR 0.3 ESE CoCoRaHS 1.61
MO NOEL 3.8 NNE CoCoRaHS 1.60
KS PITTSBURG 0.7 WSW CoCoRaHS 1.60
MO CASSVILLE RS COOP 1.56
KS COLUMBUS COOP 1.52
MO HORTON COOP 1.52
KS UNIONTOWN 4.7 WSW CoCoRaHS 1.50
MO CARTHAGE 0.8 S CoCoRaHS 1.50
MO WHITE CHURCH COOP 1.50
MO MILLER 1 E COOP 1.50
KS GIRARD COOP 1.48
MO ISABELLA COOP 1.48
KS WALNUT 3 S COOP 1.46
MO SENECA 5.8 SSE CoCoRaHS 1.46
MO SHOAL CREEK ESTATES 0.2 SE CoCoRaHS 1.46
MO WILLARD 2.6 W CoCoRaHS 1.46
KS CHEROKEE 0.3 N CoCoRaHS 1.40
MO SALEM 10 W WBAN 1.39
MO CARTHAGE 3.8 SW CoCoRaHS 1.38
MO CARL JUNCTION 3.4 WSW CoCoRaHS 1.36
MO IRON GATES 0.9 S CoCoRaHS 1.33
MO JOPLIN 4.2 SW CoCoRaHS 1.26
MO JOPLIN REGIONAL AIRPORT WBAN 1.25
KS PITTSBURG 4.9 WSW CoCoRaHS 1.25
MO HOUSTON 0.3 ESE CoCoRaHS 1.25
MO AVA 13.2 SSW CoCoRaHS 1.20
KS MCCUNE 1.6 NW CoCoRaHS 1.12
KS UNIONTOWN COOP 1.11
MO GOODSON 0.5 NNW CoCoRaHS 1.11
MO STRAFFORD 2.4 SSW CoCoRaHS 1.10
MO SPARTA 6.3 E CoCoRaHS 1.06
MO JOPLIN 2.8 SSW CoCoRaHS 0.97
MO HARTVILLE 0.9 WSW CoCoRaHS 0.91
MO EL DORADO SPRINGS 0.9 SSW CoCoRaHS 0.89
MO CARL JUNCTION 1.6 SE CoCoRaHS 0.79
MO JOPLIN 24 N WBAN 0.74
MO STOCKTON 4.0 ESE CoCoRaHS 0.73
MO DADEVILLE COOP 0.64
MO LAMAR COOP 0.38
MO SPRINGFIELD 4.8 WSW CoCoRaHS 0.36
MO NOEL 3.7 NNW CoCoRaHS 0.35
MO HALLTOWN 5 NW COOP 0.32
MO SALEM 5.9 ESE CoCoRaHS 0.20
K UNIONTOWN 0.7 NW CoCoRaHS 0.13
MO JOPLIN 5.2 SSW CoCoRaHS 0.04
MO CAULFIELD 0.9 NNE CoCoRaHS 0.00
MO WASHBURN 5 W COOP 0.00