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Monthly Climate Summary - January 2014

National Weather Service, Springfield, MO

Monthly Climate Overview

January 2014 was one of the colder January's on record with two stations hitting in the top 10. The upper pattern remained stagnant for most of the month, keeping a north to northwest flow aloft in place and generally dry cold fronts pushing through every couple of days. The precipitation generally occurred early on in the month with snow events on both the 1st through the 2nd and again on the 5th. Temperatures dipped well below zero in the middle of the month with one of the Arctic air masses.

Light snow on Jan 1st-2nd

Heavy snow event on January 5th

 

Springfield
Joplin
West Plains
Vichy
Highest Temperature of the Month
67
67
67
62
Average High Temperature
40.9
42.2
40.9
37.5
Lowest Temperature of the Month
-10
-9
-4
-13
Average Low Temperature
17.2
18.8
17.6
14.6
Average Mean Temperature
29.0
30.5
29.2
26.0
Depart from Normal
-3.6
-4.4
-4.8
-5.1
Rank
22nd coldest / 127
15th coldest / 86
9th coldest / 66
9th coldest / 66
Days with lows of 32 deg F or Lower
30
30
30
31
Days with lows of 0 deg F or Lower
2
2
2
2
Days with highs of 32 degrees or lower
5
7
8
12
Days with highs of 90 degrees or warmer
0
0
0
0
 
Precipitation (Inches)
1.29
0.59
1.60
0.85
Depart from Normal
-1.18
-1.44
-1.12
-1.32
Rank
40th driest / 127
17th driest / 104
19th driest / 66
21st driest / 67
days of 0.01 or greater
7
7
5
4
days of 0.10 or greater
2
2
2
2
days of 0.50 or greater
2
0
2
1
days of 1.00 or greater
0
0
0
0
Monthly Snowfall
9.5

Monthly Climate Maps


January 2014 Precipitation Departure from Normal

January 2014 Precipitation Departure from Normal


January 2014 Average Temperature Departure from Normal

January 2014 Average Temperature Departure from Normal

Monthly Climate Records

 

List of January 2014 Records
Date
Station
Record
Jan 5th
Springfield
Record daily snowfall of 7 inches breaks the old record of 2.3 set in 1963.
Jan 6th
West Plains
Lowest high temperature of 6 degrees breaks the old record of 19 set in 1970.
Low temperature of -4 breaks the old record of 2 set in 1995.
Springfield
Lowest high temperature of 3 degrees breaks the old record of 13 set in 1909.
Joplin
Low temperature of -9 degrees breaks the old record of -1 set in 1968.
Lowest high temperature of 6 degrees breaks the old record of 18 set in 2005.
Vichy-Rolla
Low temperature of -13 degrees breaks the old record of -2 set in 1968.
Lowest high temperature of 1 degree breaks the old record of 17 set in 1996. This ties the all time lowest high temperature on record.
Jan 7th
Vichy-Rolla
Low temperature of -11 degrees breaks the old record of -9 set in 1968.
West Plains
Low temperature of -4 degrees breaks the old record of -3 set in 1968.

Monthly Climate Normals

 

Normal Conditions for the Upcoming 3 Months
 
Springfield
High
Low
Precip.
Snowfall
February
48.2
26.1
2.52
3.6
March
57.5
35.2
3.62
2.4
April
67.2
44.3
4.32
0.0
Joplin 
High
Low
Precip.
Snowfall
February
50.5
29.2
2.32
3.5
March
60.1
37.7
3.42
1.1
April
70.0
46.9
4.47
0.0
 
West Plains
High
Low
Precip.
February
49.2
26.5
2.84
March
59.5
35.5
4.29
April
69.7
45.1
4.48
Vichy
High
Low
Precip.
February
45.8
25.5
1.93
March
56.3
34.3
3.45
April
66.7
43.8
4.22

Precipitation Report

Monthly Data for January 2014 for Springfield, MO NWS CWA
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MO NEVADA WTP COOP 7.28
MO ELDORADO SPRINGS COOP 6.48
MO MTN GROVE 2 N COOP 3.87
MO WINONA FOREST RS COOP 2.68
MO MOUNTAIN VIEW 2.7 SSW CoCoRaHS 2.39
MO AVA 13.2 SSW CoCoRaHS 2.31
MO WEST PLAINS 2.2 NNW CoCoRaHS 2.30
MO MARSHFIELD 3.6 S CoCoRaHS 2.21
MO MOUNTAIN GROVE 13.0 NNW CoCoRaHS 2.16
MO LICKING 4N COOP 2.14
MO POTTERSVILLE 0.7 NNW CoCoRaHS 2.13
MO WAYNESVILLE 2 W COOP 2.13
MO ROLLA 1.3 S CoCoRaHS 2.07
MO WEST PLAINS 1.3 SE CoCoRaHS 2.06
MO HOUSTON 0.3 SE CoCoRaHS 2.06
MO SALEM 14.9 E CoCoRaHS 2.05
MO SALEM 4.3 S CoCoRaHS 2.04
MO DORA 2.6 NNW CoCoRaHS 2.03
MO TECUMSEH COOP 2.01
MO ROLLA 8.2 SSE CoCoRaHS 2.00
MO WEST PLAINS 10.6 S CoCoRaHS 1.98
MO ROLLA 3.6 E CoCoRaHS 1.97
MO EDGAR SPRINGS 2.2 SSW CoCoRaHS 1.92
MO MOUNTAIN VIEW 7.0 NE CoCoRaHS 1.91
MO PROTEM 4 NE COOP 1.86
MO DORA 1N COOP 1.85
MO ROLLA 0.7 NNE CoCoRaHS 1.83
MO ROLLA 8.1 S CoCoRaHS 1.82
MO ALTON 3.0 NNE CoCoRaHS 1.82
MO EMINENCE 1 N COOP 1.79
MO HARTVILLE 0.5 SSE CoCoRaHS 1.78
MO MOUNTAIN VIEW 7.9 W CoCoRaHS 1.76
MO SELIGMAN 3.0 N CoCoRaHS 1.74
MO ROLLA UNI OF MISSOURI COOP 1.73
MO HOUSTON 4.5 ESE CoCoRaHS 1.72
MO ROUND SPRING COOP 1.67
MO WEST PLAINS WBAN 1.64
MO AVA 0.8 NNW CoCoRaHS 1.63
MO SALEM 10 W WBAN 1.62
MO SPRINGFIELD 4.0 SW CoCoRaHS 1.61
MO BROOKLINE 2.3 NNW CoCoRaHS 1.60
MO IBERIA 5.6 NE CoCoRaHS 1.60
MO WEST PLAINS MUNI AP WBAN 1.60
MO MANSFIELD 5.4 NNE CoCoRaHS 1.59
MO EMINENCE 0.1 SSE CoCoRaHS 1.58
MO CAULFIELD 0.9 NNE CoCoRaHS 1.57
MO MANSFIELD COOP 1.57
MO HARTVILLE COOP 1.57
MO MOUNTAIN GROVE 14.0 S CoCoRaHS 1.56
MO ROLLA 0.9 SE CoCoRaHS 1.55
MO SALEM 1.8 NW CoCoRaHS 1.54
MO MONTAUK SP COOP 1.53
MO ALTON 1.7 NNW CoCoRaHS 1.52
MO NORWOOD 0.2 ENE CoCoRaHS 1.50
MO AVA 6.0 NW CoCoRaHS 1.49
MO AVA 13.6 SSE CoCoRaHS 1.49
MO HOUSTON 0.3 ESE CoCoRaHS 1.48
MO ROLLA 6.4 NNW CoCoRaHS 1.46
MO GAINESVILLE 6.2 ENE CoCoRaHS 1.45
MO HARTVILLE 0.8 WSW CoCoRaHS 1.43
MO SPRINGFIELD 0.7 ENE CoCoRaHS 1.39
MO PROTEM CoCoRaHS 1.36
MO EMERALD BEACH 3.0 S CoCoRaHS 1.35
MO SPRINGFIELD 4.9 SE CoCoRaHS 1.34
MO HOLLISTER 3.5 SW CoCoRaHS 1.33
MO LEBANON 1.3 E CoCoRaHS 1.31
MO SPRINGFIELD RGNL AP WBAN 1.29
MO BATTLEFIELD 3.3 E CoCoRaHS 1.29
MO CASSVILLE 0.5 SW CoCoRaHS 1.28
MO MOUNT VERNON 0.2 E CoCoRaHS 1.28
MO AVA 6W COOP 1.28
MO RICHLAND 3.6 NNE CoCoRaHS 1.28
MO ANDERSON 3W COOP 1.27
MO MARSHFIELD 2E COOP 1.26
MO POMONA 2.3 SSE CoCoRaHS 1.26
MO SPRINGFIELD WFO COOP 1.25
MO FAIR GROVE 4.7 SSW CoCoRaHS 1.25
MO NOEL 3.8 NNE CoCoRaHS 1.24
MO NIXA 2.7 SSW CoCoRaHS 1.22
MO CLEVER 4.0 ENE CoCoRaHS 1.21
MO LINN CREEK 9.4 SE CoCoRaHS 1.21
MO CARTHAGE 0.8 S CoCoRaHS 1.19
MO CONWAY 9.0 E CoCoRaHS 1.18
MO FT LEONARD WOOD COOP 1.18
MO HOLLISTER 3.8 SW CoCoRaHS 1.17
MO LEBANON 0.6 N CoCoRaHS 1.16
MO SPRINGFIELD 9.5 NNW CoCoRaHS 1.13
MO HOUSTON 6.3 ESE CoCoRaHS 1.13
MO OZARK 1.6 SE CoCoRaHS 1.08
MO PURDY 4.8 SSW CoCoRaHS 1.07
MO GREENFIELD 0.8 SSW CoCoRaHS 1.07
MO HURLEY 3.5 NNE CoCoRaHS 1.05
MO SPRINGFIELD 0.8 S CoCoRaHS 1.04
MO HERMITAGE 0.5 ESE CoCoRaHS 1.03
MO VIENNA 4.3 NNW CoCoRaHS 1.03
MO CARTHAGE 3.8 SW CoCoRaHS 1.03
MO OSCEOLA 0.3 SW CoCoRaHS 1.00
MO GALENA COOP 1.00
MO WHEATLAND 5.0 SE CoCoRaHS 1.00
MO FAIR PLAY 1.3 E CoCoRaHS 0.99
MO CONWAY 8.9 SW CoCoRaHS 0.97
MO ISABELLA COOP 0.97
MO NEOSHO 3.2 SSW CoCoRaHS 0.97
MO MARSHFIELD 1.4 W CoCoRaHS 0.96
MO HOUSTON 2.0 S CoCoRaHS 0.96
MO AVA 10.5 SSW CoCoRaHS 0.95
MO MORRISVILLE 2SW COOP 0.93
MO WILLARD 5.8 NNE CoCoRaHS 0.93
MO POMONA 2.4 NW CoCoRaHS 0.93
MO FORT LEONARD WOOD 5.4 SE CoCoRaHS 0.93
MO MARSHFIELD 0.9 SE CoCoRaHS 0.93
MO WILLARD 2.6 W CoCoRaHS 0.93
MO JERICO SPRINGS 3 S COOP 0.90
MO LEBANON 2.4 SE CoCoRaHS 0.89
MO JOPLIN 2.8 SSW CoCoRaHS 0.89
MO UMBER VIEW HEIGHTS 0.1 WSW CoCoRaHS 0.88
MO NEOSHO COOP 0.87
MO BOLIVAR 1 NE COOP 0.86
MO FORT LEONARD WOOD 9.3 S CoCoRaHS 0.86
MO WEST PLAINS 1.0 W CoCoRaHS 0.85
MO VICHY ROLLA NATIONAL AP WBAN 0.85
MO LOCKWOOD COOP 0.84
MO CARL JUNCTION 3.4 WSW CoCoRaHS 0.84
MO MOUNT VERNON 1.3 NNW CoCoRaHS 0.83
MO VERONA 4.0 WNW CoCoRaHS 0.82
KS COLUMBUS COOP 0.81
MO IBERIA 6.6 NE CoCoRaHS 0.80
MO SHELL KNOB 5.6 ESE CoCoRaHS 0.79
MO IRON GATES 0.9 S CoCoRaHS 0.79
MO CARL JUNCTION 1.6 SE CoCoRaHS 0.79
MO JOPLIN 5.2 SSW CoCoRaHS 0.79
MO WASHBURN 5 W COOP 0.78
MO NEOSHO 3.9 WNW CoCoRaHS 0.78
MO SHOAL CREEK ESTATES 0.2 SE CoCoRaHS 0.78
MO BRANSON AP COOP 0.76
MO ALTON 7.2 E CoCoRaHS 0.76
MO SENECA 5.8 SSE CoCoRaHS 0.76
MO EMERALD BEACH 5.5 E CoCoRaHS 0.74
MO BOLIVAR 1.0 ENE CoCoRaHS 0.74
MO EDWARDS 7.1 NW CoCoRaHS 0.74
MO CARTHAGE 1.5 S CoCoRaHS 0.71
KS FORT SCOTT 0.6 SW CoCoRaHS 0.70
MO WALNUT GROVE 5.2 SE CoCoRaHS 0.67
MO STOCKTON 0.2 NW CoCoRaHS 0.65
MO PLATO 5.7 NE CoCoRaHS 0.64
MO LAKESIDE COOP 0.64
MO DIAMOND 2 W COOP 0.64
MO OZARK BEACH COOP 0.63
KS PITTSBURG COOP 0.63
MO JOPLIN REGIONAL AIRPORT WBAN 0.59
MO WHEATLAND 2.7 S CoCoRaHS 0.58
MO EL DORADO SPRINGS 12.0 NE CoCoRaHS 0.57
MO BUFFALO COOP 0.57
MO JOPLIN 24 N WBAN 0.57
MO LIBERAL 0.7 SSE CoCoRaHS 0.57
MO STOCKTON 2.5 NNE CoCoRaHS 0.56
MO HOUSTON COOP 0.55
MO COLE CAMP 3NW COOP 0.55
MO ASH GROVE 4S COOP 0.54
MO HAZELGREEN 1 W COOP 0.54
MO LOWRY CITY 3.8 ESE CoCoRaHS 0.53
MO NEVADA 0.2 W CoCoRaHS 0.53
MO LINCOLN 0.4 NNE CoCoRaHS 0.52
KS CHEROKEE 0.3 N CoCoRaHS 0.52
MO LAMAR 0.3 ESE CoCoRaHS 0.52
MO BOLIVAR 9.0 N CoCoRaHS 0.51
MO DUNNEGAN 2.4 NNW CoCoRaHS 0.50
MO LEBANON 7.5 WNW CoCoRaHS 0.50
MO GOODSON 0.5 NNW CoCoRaHS 0.48
MO ELDON COOP 0.48
MO ALDRICH 5.0 ESE CoCoRaHS 0.46
MO JOPLIN 4.2 SW CoCoRaHS 0.45
MO ELDON 3.8 NW CoCoRaHS 0.44
MO BUFFALO 1.0 SW CoCoRaHS 0.41
MO VERSAILLES 0.2 SE CoCoRaHS 0.40
MO STOCKTON 4.0 ESE CoCoRaHS 0.39
KS FARLINGTON 0.8 NNE CoCoRaHS 0.39
MO FLEMINGTON COOP 0.37
MO LEBANON 2 W COOP 0.36
KS DEVON 0.1 SE CoCoRaHS 0.34
MO BRUMLEY 5.6 SW CoCoRaHS 0.33
KS FORT SCOTT 3.7 ENE CoCoRaHS 0.31
KS PITTSBURG 0.7 WSW CoCoRaHS 0.30
MO STOCKTON 5.6 S CoCoRaHS 0.28
KS UNIONTOWN COOP 0.28
MO IBERIA COOP 0.25
KS FORT SCOTT 9.3 NNE CoCoRaHS 0.23
KS WALNUT 3 S COOP 0.19
KS HEPLER 4.5 SSE CoCoRaHS 0.18
MO MILLER 9.2 WNW CoCoRaHS 0.17
MO STOCKTON DAM COOP 0.12
MO POMME DE TERRE DAM COOP 0.12
KS GIRARD COOP 0.12
KS UNIONTOWN 0.7 NW CoCoRaHS 0.11
KS FORT SCOTT 8.2 SW CoCoRaHS 0.09
MO TABLE ROCK DAM COOP 0.08
MO NIXA 4.6 SW CoCoRaHS 0.07
MO MANSFIELD 1.4 SW CoCoRaHS 0.07
MO SEYMOUR 0.9 SSW CoCoRaHS 0.07
KS GARLAND 2.7 SW CoCoRaHS 0.06
MO GOLDEN 1.7 NE CoCoRaHS 0.05
MO BRANSON 3.8 E CoCoRaHS 0.04
MO MANSFIELD 3.7 SSE CoCoRaHS 0.04
MO HARTVILLE 0.9 WSW CoCoRaHS 0.03
KS MCCUNE 1.6 NW CoCoRaHS 0.03
MO APPLETON CITY COOP T
MO SPARTA 6.3 E CoCoRaHS T
MO SPRINGFIELD 4.8 WSW CoCoRaHS T
MO AVA 12 SW COOP 0.00
MO SPRINGFIELD 5.5 SSW CoCoRaHS 0.00
MO MYRTLE 0.3 E CoCoRaHS 0.00
MO CLIMAX SPRINGS 3.1 ESE CoCoRaHS 0.00
MO JOPLIN RIVER COOP 0.00
MO LAMAR COOP 0.00