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Monthly Climate Summary - August 2014

National Weather Service, Springfield, MO

 
 
 
 

 

Monthly Climate Overview

While the first half of August 2014 started out like much of July 2014 with cooler than normal temperatures, an upper level ridge of high pressure built into the region for the later part of the month. This brought much above normal temperatures to the area with averages for the month ending up above normal. Precipitation was generally well below normal for the month across the area.

 
 
Springfield
Joplin
West Plains
Vichy
Highest Temperature of the Month
101
100
98
98
Average High Temperature
92.0
92.3
89.6
88.5
Lowest Temperature of the Month
55
54
56
55
Average Low Temperature
67.6
68.6
66.2
66.6
Average Mean Temperature
79.8
80.5
77.9
77.5
Depart from Normal
+ 2.0
+ 0.8
+ 0.7
+ 1.2
Rank
30th warmest / 127
21st warmest / 83
13th warmest / 66
22nd warmest / 68
Days with highs of 90 degrees or warmer
19
21
14
13
Days with highs of 32 degrees or lower
0
0
0
0
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
 
 
 
 
 
Precipitation (Inches)
1.96
1.52
2.78
4.26
Depart from Normal
-1.59
-1.83
-0.45
+0.59
Rank
35th driest / 127
22nd driest / 99
30th driest / 66
22nd wettest / 70
days of 0.01 or greater
7
5
5
9
days of 0.10 or greater
4
2
2
5
days of 0.50 or greater
2
1
1
3
days of 1.00 or greater
0
1
1
2
Monthly Snowfall
0.0
 
 
 

 

Monthly Climate Maps

 


August 2014 Precipitation Departure from Normal

August 2014 Precipitation Departure from Normal


August 2014 Average Temperature Departure from Normal

August 2014 Average Temperature Departure from Normal

 

Monthly Climate Records

 

 

List of August 2014 Records
Date
Station
Record
Aug 7
West Plains
A new record for daily rainfall was set with 2.53 inches of rain. This breaks the old record of 1.60 set in 1968.
Aug 23
Springfield
A record high of 100 degrees breaks the old record of 99 set in 1991.
Aug 24
 
Springfield
A record high of 100 degrees tied the old record of 100 set in 1938.
Vichy
A record high of 98 degrees breaks the old record of 97 set in 1978.
Aug 25
Springfield
A record high of 101 degrees breaks the old record of 100 set in 1938.
Aug 30
Vichy
A record rainfall of 1.07 inches breaks the old record of 0.91 set in 1944.

 

Monthly Climate Normals

 

 

Normal Conditions for the Upcoming 3 Months
 Springfield
 
High
Low
Precip.
Snowfall
September
80.3
57.7
4.61
0.0
October
69.0
46.5
3.59
0.0
November
56.7
35.4
4.22
0.7
Joplin 
 
High
Low
Precip.
Snowfall
September
82.3
59.3
4.95
0.0
October
71.3
48.3
4.03
0.0
November
58.9
37.9
3.78
0.4
 
West Plains
 
High
Low
Precip.
 
September
80.8
56.9
4.09
October
69.6
45.1
3.84
November
57.0
36.5
4.58
Vichy
 
High
Low
Precip.
 
September
78.6
56.7
4.04
October
67.4
45.8
3.51
November
55.3
35.1
3.87

 

Precipitation Report

 

 

Monthly Data for August 2014 for Springfield, MO NWS CWA
State
Name
Station Type
Total Precipitation
MO COLE CAMP 3NW COOP 5.94
MO WAYNESVILLE 2 W COOP 5.92
KS FORT SCOTT 3.7 ENE CoCoRaHS 5.38
MO VERSAILLES COOP 5.15
MO ROLLA 8.1 S CoCoRaHS 4.96
MO VERSAILLES 0.2 SE CoCoRaHS 4.86
MO ROLLA UNI OF MISSOURI COOP 4.84
MO LOWRY CITY 3.8 ESE CoCoRaHS 4.84
KS FT SCOTT COOP 4.70
MO POMONA 2.4 NW CoCoRaHS 4.68
MO ROLLA 8.2 SSE CoCoRaHS 4.54
MO ELDORADO SPRINGS COOP 4.37
MO LINCOLN 0.4 NNE CoCoRaHS 4.28
MO IBERIA COOP 4.28
MO VICHY ROLLA NATIONAL AP WBAN 4.26
KS FORT SCOTT 0.6 SW CoCoRaHS 4.18
MO EDWARDS 7.1 NW CoCoRaHS 4.07
KS GARLAND 2.7 SW CoCoRaHS 3.99
MO EDGAR SPRINGS 2.2 SSW CoCoRaHS 3.98
MO NEVADA 2.3 WNW CoCoRaHS 3.85
KS UNIONTOWN COOP 3.84
MO ROLLA 1.3 S CoCoRaHS 3.73
MO FLEMINGTON COOP 3.71
MO ROLLA 6.4 NNW CoCoRaHS 3.66
MO LAURIE 4.2 SSW CoCoRaHS 3.59
KS FORT SCOTT 9.3 NNE CoCoRaHS 3.52
MO ELDON COOP 3.51
MO SPARTA 6.3 E CoCoRaHS 3.50
MO SALEM 10 W WBAN 3.49
MO BOLIVAR 9.0 N CoCoRaHS 3.27
MO POTTERSVILLE 0.7 NNW CoCoRaHS 3.26
MO STRAFFORD 2.4 SSW CoCoRaHS 3.25
KS FORT SCOTT 8.2 SW CoCoRaHS 3.22
MO DORA 1N COOP 3.22
MO BRUMLEY 5.6 SW CoCoRaHS 3.22
MO DUNNEGAN 2.4 NNW CoCoRaHS 3.21
MO HERMITAGE 0.5 ESE CoCoRaHS 3.18
MO OSCEOLA 0.3 SW CoCoRaHS 3.18
MO ROLLA 1.3 NE CoCoRaHS 3.14
MO WHEATLAND 2.7 S CoCoRaHS 3.13
MO SALEM COOP 3.13
MO WALNUT GROVE 5.2 SE CoCoRaHS 3.12
MO FORT LEONARD WOOD 5.4 SE CoCoRaHS 3.12
MO RICHLAND 3.6 NNE CoCoRaHS 3.10
MO LEBANON 2.4 SE CoCoRaHS 3.10
MO NEVADA 0.2 W CoCoRaHS 3.07
MO CONWAY 8.9 SW CoCoRaHS 3.07
MO ROLLA 0.9 SE CoCoRaHS 3.02
MO SALEM 1.8 NW CoCoRaHS 3.01
MO NEVADA WTP COOP 2.94
MO VIENNA 4.3 NNW CoCoRaHS 2.93
MO BUFFALO COOP 2.87
MO CASSVILLE 0.5 SW CoCoRaHS 2.86
MO POMME DE TERRE DAM COOP 2.83
MO LAKESIDE COOP 2.79
MO LICKING 4N COOP 2.79
MO WEST PLAINS MUNI AP WBAN 2.78
MO IBERIA 5.6 NE CoCoRaHS 2.76
MO JOPLIN 24 N WBAN 2.72
MO ASH GROVE 4S COOP 2.67
MO NEVADA 3.4 NE CoCoRaHS 2.63
MO HAZELGREEN 1 W COOP 2.63
MO BOLIVAR 2.7 E CoCoRaHS 2.61
MO WHEATLAND 5.0 SE CoCoRaHS 2.60
KS GIRARD COOP 2.58
KS FARLINGTON 0.8 NNE CoCoRaHS 2.58
MO ELDON 3.8 NW CoCoRaHS 2.53
MO URBANA 2.7 NNE CoCoRaHS 2.51
MO HORTON COOP 2.50
MO LIBERAL 0.7 SSE CoCoRaHS 2.49
MO APPLETON CITY COOP 2.47
MO GOLDEN CITY 0.6 SSW CoCoRaHS 2.46
MO WASHBURN 5 W COOP 2.45
MO WEST PLAINS 2.2 NNW CoCoRaHS 2.40
MO NOEL 3.8 NNE CoCoRaHS 2.37
MO BATTLEFIELD 3.3 E CoCoRaHS 2.37
MO EL DORADO SPRINGS 12.0 NE CoCoRaHS 2.36
KS PITTSBURG 4.9 WSW CoCoRaHS 2.31
MO BOLIVAR 1 NE COOP 2.31
MO BUFFALO 1.0 SW CoCoRaHS 2.31
MO STOCKTON 2.5 NNE CoCoRaHS 2.25
MO MARSHFIELD 3.6 S CoCoRaHS 2.21
MO DORA 2.6 NNW CoCoRaHS 2.21
MO FORT LEONARD WOOD 9.3 S CoCoRaHS 2.21
KS GIRARD 3.1 SSW CoCoRaHS 2.20
MO STOCKTON DAM COOP 2.18
MO LEBANON 7.5 WNW CoCoRaHS 2.17
MO SPRINGFIELD WFO COOP 2.15
MO STOCKTON 4.0 ESE CoCoRaHS 2.15
MO MONTAUK SP COOP 2.14
MO CARL JUNCTION 3.4 WSW CoCoRaHS 2.13
MO SPRINGFIELD 4.8 WSW CoCoRaHS 2.10
KS DEVON 0.1 SE CoCoRaHS 2.09
MO SPRINGFIELD 0.7 ENE CoCoRaHS 2.07
MO AURORA 2.7 S CoCoRaHS 2.06
MO LEBANON 0.6 N CoCoRaHS 2.04
MO FT LEONARD WOOD COOP 2.04
MO HARTVILLE 0.5 SSE CoCoRaHS 2.03
MO STOCKTON 0.2 NW CoCoRaHS 2.03
MO SENECA 5.8 SSE CoCoRaHS 1.99
MO NEOSHO 3.9 WNW CoCoRaHS 1.97
MO SPRINGFIELD RGNL AP WBAN 1.96
MO SPRINGFIELD 9.5 NNW CoCoRaHS 1.96
MO ISABELLA COOP 1.96
MO WEST PLAINS 10.6 S CoCoRaHS 1.94
MO FAIR GROVE 4.7 SSW CoCoRaHS 1.92
MO MARSHFIELD 0.9 SE CoCoRaHS 1.90
MO MOUNTAIN VIEW 7.9 W CoCoRaHS 1.89
MO MTN GROVE 2 N COOP 1.88
MO BIRCH TREE 10.1 SSW CoCoRaHS 1.88
MO SALEM 4.3 S CoCoRaHS 1.87
MO ANDERSON 3W COOP 1.86
MO NEOSHO COOP 1.85
MO CONWAY 9.0 E CoCoRaHS 1.85
MO SPRINGFIELD 4.9 SE CoCoRaHS 1.84
MO SPRINGFIELD 4.0 SW CoCoRaHS 1.84
MO FAIR PLAY 1.3 E CoCoRaHS 1.84
MO PROTEM 4 NE COOP 1.83
MO HARTVILLE 0.8 WSW CoCoRaHS 1.83
MO EL DORADO SPRINGS 0.6 NNW CoCoRaHS 1.82
MO HOUSTON 6.3 ESE CoCoRaHS 1.74
MO SPRINGFIELD 5.5 SSW CoCoRaHS 1.73
KS PITTSBURG COOP 1.71
MO OZARK 1.6 SE CoCoRaHS 1.70
MO MARSHFIELD 2E COOP 1.69
MO GOODSON 0.5 NNW CoCoRaHS 1.69
MO HOUSTON 4.5 WSW CoCoRaHS 1.69
MO ROUND SPRING COOP 1.68
MO HARTVILLE COOP 1.63
MO AVA 6W COOP 1.62
MO PURDY 4.8 SSW CoCoRaHS 1.62
MO MANSFIELD 3.7 SSE CoCoRaHS 1.61
MO LEBANON 1.3 E CoCoRaHS 1.60
MO LOCKWOOD COOP 1.60
MO JOPLIN 2.8 SSW CoCoRaHS 1.58
MO HOLLISTER 3.5 SW CoCoRaHS 1.58
MO MARSHFIELD 1.4 W CoCoRaHS 1.57
KS PITTSBURG 0.7 WSW CoCoRaHS 1.55
MO JOPLIN REGIONAL AIRPORT WBAN 1.52
MO HOUSTON 4.5 ESE CoCoRaHS 1.51
MO BROOKLINE 2.3 NNW CoCoRaHS 1.50
MO JERICO SPRINGS 3 S COOP 1.50
MO DIAMOND 2 W COOP 1.45
MO NOEL 3.7 NNW CoCoRaHS 1.44
MO SHOAL CREEK ESTATES 0.2 SE CoCoRaHS 1.44
MO NIXA 4.6 SW CoCoRaHS 1.44
MO UMBER VIEW HEIGHTS 0.1 WSW CoCoRaHS 1.43
MO MORRISVILLE 2SW COOP 1.42
MO BOLIVAR 1.0 ENE CoCoRaHS 1.41
MO WEST PLAINS 1.3 SE CoCoRaHS 1.39
MO MOUNTAIN VIEW 7.0 NE CoCoRaHS 1.39
MO AVA 6.0 NW CoCoRaHS 1.38
MO HOUSTON 0.3 SE CoCoRaHS 1.38
MO IRON GATES 0.9 S CoCoRaHS 1.37
MO MOUNTAIN VIEW 2.7 SSW CoCoRaHS 1.35
MO NEOSHO 3.2 SSW CoCoRaHS 1.34
MO NORWOOD 0.2 ENE CoCoRaHS 1.34
MO SEYMOUR 0.9 SSW CoCoRaHS 1.31
MO AVA 0.8 NNW CoCoRaHS 1.30
MO GOLDEN CITY 6 S COOP 1.30
KS WALNUT 3 S COOP 1.27
MO AVA 13.6 SSE CoCoRaHS 1.27
MO ALTON 7.2 E CoCoRaHS 1.27
MO GOLDEN 1.7 NE CoCoRaHS 1.27
MO JOPLIN 4.2 SW CoCoRaHS 1.26
MO MOUNT VERNON 0.2 E CoCoRaHS 1.25
KS UNIONTOWN 0.7 NW CoCoRaHS 1.24
MO KIMBERLING CITY 1.5 WNW CoCoRaHS 1.21
MO GREENFIELD 0.8 SSW CoCoRaHS 1.21
KS CHEROKEE 0.3 N CoCoRaHS 1.20
MO GALENA COOP 1.20
MO MANSFIELD 5.4 NNE CoCoRaHS 1.18
MO WEST PLAINS 1.0 W CoCoRaHS 1.17
MO HALLTOWN 5 NW COOP 1.16
MO HOLLISTER 3.8 SW CoCoRaHS 1.13
MO LAMAR COOP 1.12
MO MANSFIELD COOP 1.12
MO BRANSON AP COOP 1.12
MO LAMAR 0.3 ESE CoCoRaHS 1.11
MO SELIGMAN 3.0 N CoCoRaHS 1.08
MO VERONA 4.0 WNW CoCoRaHS 1.07
MO CARTHAGE 0.8 S CoCoRaHS 1.04
MO ALDRICH 5.0 ESE CoCoRaHS 1.04
MO EMINENCE 1 N COOP 1.03
MO HOUSTON 2.0 S CoCoRaHS 1.02
MO MYRTLE 0.3 E CoCoRaHS 1.01
MO SHELL KNOB 5.6 ESE CoCoRaHS 0.99
KS MCCUNE 1.6 NW CoCoRaHS 0.98
MO EMERALD BEACH 5.5 E CoCoRaHS 0.98
KS COLUMBUS COOP 0.96
MO CARTHAGE 1.5 S CoCoRaHS 0.93
MO LINN CREEK 9.4 SE CoCoRaHS 0.91
MO MILLER 1 E COOP 0.88
MO BRANSON 3.8 E CoCoRaHS 0.85
MO MOUNTAIN GROVE 13.0 NNW CoCoRaHS 0.82
MO GAINESVILLE 6.2 ENE CoCoRaHS 0.80
MO MOUNT VERNON 1.3 NNW CoCoRaHS 0.77
MO CLEVER 4.0 ENE CoCoRaHS 0.76
MO CARTHAGE 3.8 SW CoCoRaHS 0.75
MO ALTON 1.7 NNW CoCoRaHS 0.68
MO SALEM 14.9 E CoCoRaHS 0.66
MO STOCKTON 5.6 S CoCoRaHS 0.65
MO NIXA 2.7 SSW CoCoRaHS 0.63
MO MILLER 9.2 WNW CoCoRaHS 0.63
MO TABLE ROCK DAM COOP 0.60
MO WINONA FOREST RS COOP 0.59
MO MOUNTAIN GROVE 14.0 S CoCoRaHS 0.56
MO REPUBLIC 0.8 ESE CoCoRaHS 0.54
MO TECUMSEH COOP 0.46
MO CASSVILLE RS COOP 0.38
MO WILLARD 2.6 W CoCoRaHS 0.37
MO EMERALD BEACH 3.0 S CoCoRaHS 0.33
MO PROTEM CoCoRaHS 0.32
MO AVA 10.5 SSW CoCoRaHS 0.27
KS UNIONTOWN 4.7 WSW CoCoRaHS 0.22
MO EMINENCE 0.1 SSE CoCoRaHS 0.13
MO OZARK BEACH COOP 0.12
MO SARCOXIE 1.0 W CoCoRaHS 0.10
KS HEPLER 4.5 SSE CoCoRaHS 0.09
MO CARL JUNCTION 1.6 SE CoCoRaHS 0.05
MO SPRINGFIELD 5.3 SSW CoCoRaHS T
MO HURLEY 3.5 NNE CoCoRaHS 0.00
MO HARTVILLE 0.9 WSW CoCoRaHS 0.00
MO PLATO 5.7 NE CoCoRaHS 0.00
MO HOUSTON COOP 0.00