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Monthly Climate Summary - July 2014

National Weather Service, Springfield, MO

 
 
 
 

 

Monthly Climate Overview

July of 2014 was a much cooler and drier than normal month across the Missouri Ozarks into extreme southeast Kansas. Many records were tied or broken for low temperatures. Northwest flow aloft kept the cooler and drier air mass in place for much of the month. In fact, all 4 ASOS climate stations broke the top 10 coolest July's on record with West Plains setting a new record.

Severe storms on July 7th-8th, 2014

 

 
Springfield
Joplin
West Plains
Vichy
Highest Temperature of the Month
97
99
93
99
Average High Temperature
84.6
86.8
82.6
84.5
Lowest Temperature of the Month
52
50
53
51
Average Low Temperature
63.7
64.0
61.8
61.1
Average Mean Temperature
74.2
75.4
72.2
73.2
Depart from Normal
-4.0
-4.8
-5.8
-4.1
Rank
9th coldest / 127
5th coldest / 84
coldest / 67
4th coldest / 67
Days with highs of 90 degrees or warmer
9
11
4
9
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)
2.30
1.24
1.63
0.11
Depart from Normal
-1.38
-2.57
-1.92
-4.33
Rank
40th driest / 127
18th driest / 101
15th driest / 67
driest / 70
days of 0.01 or greater
5
7
8
3
days of 0.10 or greater
3
3
4
0
days of 0.50 or greater
2
1
2
0
days of 1.00 or greater
1
0
0
0
Monthly Snowfall
0.0
 
 
 

 

Monthly Climate Maps

 


July 2014 Precipitation Departure from Normal

July 2014 Precipitation Departure from Normal


July 2014 Average Temperature Departure from Normal

July 2014 Average Temperature Departure from Normal

 

Monthly Climate Records

 

 

List of July 2014 Records
Date
Station
Record
July 3rd
 
Joplin
Record low of 50 degrees breaks the old record of 55 set in 2013. This also ties the all time record low for the month of July set in 1975.
Springfield
Record low of 52 degrees tied the old record set in 1968.
July 4th
Vichy
Record low of 54 degrees breaks the old record of 55 set in 1997.
July 15th
 
 
Vichy
Record low of 54 degrees breaks the old record of 55 set in 1967.
Joplin
Record low of 53 degrees ties the old record set in 1967.
Vichy
Record lowest maximum temperature of 73 degrees breaks the old record of 79 set in 1967.
July 16th
 
 
 
 
Springfield
Record low of 54 degrees tied the old record set in 1970.
Vichy
Record low of 51 degrees breaks the old record of 60 set in 1967.
West Plains
Record low of 53 degrees tied the old record set in 1990.
Joplin
Record low of 50 degrees breaks the old record of 59 set in 1976. This also ties the all time record low for the month of July which was set earlier in the month.
West Plains
A record lowest maximum temperature of 75 degrees breaks the record of 79 set in 1967.
July 17th
 
 
 
Vichy
A record low of 51 degrees breaks the old record of 56 set in 1967.
West Plains
 
A record low of 53 degrees breaks the old record of 54 set in 1990.
A record lowest maximum of 74 degrees breaks the old record of 78 set in 1989.
Joplin
A record lowest maximum temperature of 76 degrees ties the old record set in 1950.
July 18th
 
West Plains
A record lowest maximum tempeature of 75 tied the old record set in 2002.
Vichy
A record low of 58 tied the old record set in 2009.
July 19th
 
 
 
West Plains
A record low of 54 degrees tied the old record set in 2009.
Vichy
A record low of 54 degrees breaks the old record of 56 set in 2009.
Springfield
A record low of 57 tied the old record set in 2009.
Joplin
A record low of 56 degrees tied the old record set in 2009.
July 29th
 
Vichy
A record low of 53 breaks the old record of 56 set in 1971.
West Plains
A record low of 55 tied the old record set in 1994.
July 30th
 
Joplin
A record lowest maximum temperature of 70 degrees breaks the old record of 73 set in 1971.
West Plains
A record lowest maximum temperature of 74 degrees breaks the old record of 76 set in 2009.
Month of July
West Plains
The coldest month of July on record was established with an average temperature of 72.2 degrees. This is 5.8 degrees below normal. The old record was set in 2004 at 74.4 degrees.

 

Monthly Climate Normals

 

 

Normal Conditions for the Upcoming 3 Months
 Springfield
 
High
Low
Precip.
Snowfall
August
89.0
66.6
3.55
0.0
September
80.3
57.7
4.61
0.0
October
69.0
46.5
3.59
0.0
Joplin 
 
High
Low
Precip.
Snowfall
August
91.0
68.4
3.35
0.0
September
82.3
59.3
4.95
0.0
October
71.3
48.3
4.03
0.0
 
West Plains
 
High
Low
Precip.
 
August
89.4
65.0
3.23
September
80.8
56.9
4.09
October
69.6
45.1
3.84
Vichy
 
High
Low
Precip.
 
August
87.6
65.0
3.67
September
78.6
56.7
4.04
October
67.4
45.8
3.51

 

Precipitation Report

 

 

Monthly Data for July 2014 for Springfield, MO NWS CWA
State
Name
Station Type
Total Precipitation
MO NEVADA 0.2 W CoCoRaHS 4.10
MO NEVADA WTP COOP 3.91
MO MANSFIELD 5.4 NNE CoCoRaHS 3.90
MO NEVADA 2.3 WNW CoCoRaHS 3.80
MO JERICO SPRINGS 3 S COOP 3.75
MO MARSHFIELD 1.4 W CoCoRaHS 3.71
MO RICHLAND 3.6 NNE CoCoRaHS 3.51
MO NEVADA 3.4 NE CoCoRaHS 3.49
MO MARSHFIELD 2E COOP 3.49
MO EL DORADO SPRINGS 0.6 NNW CoCoRaHS 3.45
MO MARSHFIELD 0.9 SE CoCoRaHS 3.37
MO HARTVILLE COOP 3.27
MO HARTVILLE 0.8 WSW CoCoRaHS 3.27
MO NEOSHO COOP 3.20
MO HARTVILLE 0.5 SSE CoCoRaHS 3.16
KS FT SCOTT COOP 3.11
MO PROTEM 4 NE COOP 3.11
MO AVA 0.8 NNW CoCoRaHS 2.97
MO BRUMLEY 5.6 SW CoCoRaHS 2.95
MO GALENA COOP 2.94
MO STOCKTON 2.5 NNE CoCoRaHS 2.90
MO STOCKTON 0.2 NW CoCoRaHS 2.89
MO WEST PLAINS 1.3 SE CoCoRaHS 2.87
MO WASHBURN 5 W COOP 2.85
MO STOCKTON DAM COOP 2.83
MO TABLE ROCK DAM COOP 2.83
MO ELDORADO SPRINGS COOP 2.82
KS FORT SCOTT 3.7 ENE CoCoRaHS 2.81
MO MANSFIELD COOP 2.76
MO FAIR PLAY 1.3 E CoCoRaHS 2.75
MO MTN GROVE 2 N COOP 2.73
MO LAKESIDE COOP 2.71
MO STOCKTON 4.0 ESE CoCoRaHS 2.71
MO WAYNESVILLE 2 W COOP 2.70
MO ANDERSON 3W COOP 2.69
MO MOUNTAIN GROVE 13.0 NNW CoCoRaHS 2.66
MO SPRINGFIELD 0.7 ENE CoCoRaHS 2.64
MO WEST PLAINS 1.0 W CoCoRaHS 2.64
MO MORRISVILLE 2SW COOP 2.63
MO ALDRICH 5.0 ESE CoCoRaHS 2.63
MO SEYMOUR 0.9 SSW CoCoRaHS 2.61
MO FLEMINGTON COOP 2.57
MO FORT LEONARD WOOD 5.4 SE CoCoRaHS 2.57
KS FORT SCOTT 0.6 SW CoCoRaHS 2.56
MO WEST PLAINS 2.2 NNW CoCoRaHS 2.56
MO AVA 6.0 NW CoCoRaHS 2.54
MO POTTERSVILLE 0.7 NNW CoCoRaHS 2.53
MO BOLIVAR 1.0 ENE CoCoRaHS 2.51
MO DORA 1N COOP 2.44
KS FORT SCOTT 9.3 NNE CoCoRaHS 2.42
MO SPRINGFIELD 9.5 NNW CoCoRaHS 2.42
MO APPLETON CITY COOP 2.42
MO WEST PLAINS 10.6 S CoCoRaHS 2.41
MO AURORA 2.7 S CoCoRaHS 2.40
MO BIRCH TREE 10.1 SSW CoCoRaHS 2.39
MO ELDON COOP 2.38
MO WINONA FOREST RS COOP 2.34
MO COLE CAMP 3NW COOP 2.33
MO HOUSTON 2.0 S CoCoRaHS 2.33
MO CONWAY 9.0 E CoCoRaHS 2.31
MO ELDON 3.8 NW CoCoRaHS 2.31
MO SPRINGFIELD RGNL AP WBAN 2.30
MO EMINENCE 0.1 SSE CoCoRaHS 2.30
MO STOCKTON 5.6 S CoCoRaHS 2.30
MO ROLLA 0.9 SE CoCoRaHS 2.28
MO MANSFIELD 3.7 SSE CoCoRaHS 2.25
MO GOODSON 0.5 NNW CoCoRaHS 2.24
MO HOUSTON 0.3 SE CoCoRaHS 2.24
MO MARSHFIELD 3.6 S CoCoRaHS 2.23
MO BOLIVAR 2.7 E CoCoRaHS 2.22
MO MONTAUK SP COOP 2.22
MO BUFFALO 1.0 SW CoCoRaHS 2.21
MO BOLIVAR 9.0 N CoCoRaHS 2.21
MO EMINENCE 1 N COOP 2.19
MO LAMAR COOP 2.17
MO EDWARDS 7.1 NW CoCoRaHS 2.15
MO STRAFFORD 2.4 SSW CoCoRaHS 2.12
MO ALTON 1.7 NNW CoCoRaHS 2.12
MO HOUSTON 4.5 ESE CoCoRaHS 2.11
MO DORA 2.6 NNW CoCoRaHS 2.10
MO LEBANON 2.4 SE CoCoRaHS 2.10
MO LAURIE 4.2 SSW CoCoRaHS 2.09
MO HOUSTON 4.5 WSW CoCoRaHS 2.09
MO ROLLA 6.4 NNW CoCoRaHS 2.09
MO MOUNTAIN VIEW 7.9 W CoCoRaHS 2.08
MO NIXA 2.7 SSW CoCoRaHS 2.07
MO SPARTA 6.3 E CoCoRaHS 2.07
MO UMBER VIEW HEIGHTS 0.1 WSW CoCoRaHS 2.07
MO HURLEY 3.5 NNE CoCoRaHS 2.03
MO SENECA 5.8 SSE CoCoRaHS 2.01
MO HORTON COOP 2.01
MO WHEATLAND 2.7 S CoCoRaHS 1.98
MO MOUNTAIN VIEW 2.7 SSW CoCoRaHS 1.97
MO TECUMSEH COOP 1.95
MO ROLLA 1.3 S CoCoRaHS 1.95
KS GARLAND 2.7 SW CoCoRaHS 1.93
MO EDGAR SPRINGS 2.2 SSW CoCoRaHS 1.93
MO DUNNEGAN 2.4 NNW CoCoRaHS 1.93
MO POMONA 2.4 NW CoCoRaHS 1.92
MO ROLLA 1.3 NE CoCoRaHS 1.92
MO BOLIVAR 1 NE COOP 1.88
MO HERMITAGE 0.5 ESE CoCoRaHS 1.88
MO IBERIA COOP 1.88
MO GOLDEN CITY 0.6 SSW CoCoRaHS 1.88
MO EL DORADO SPRINGS 12.0 NE CoCoRaHS 1.88
MO CONWAY 8.9 SW CoCoRaHS 1.86
MO BRANSON AP COOP 1.86
MO WALNUT GROVE 5.2 SE CoCoRaHS 1.83
MO OZARK 1.6 SE CoCoRaHS 1.82
MO VERSAILLES COOP 1.82
MO LOCKWOOD COOP 1.82
MO AVA 6W COOP 1.80
MO GOLDEN CITY 6 S COOP 1.80
MO LINCOLN 0.4 NNE CoCoRaHS 1.79
MO HOUSTON COOP 1.79
MO JOPLIN 5.2 SSW CoCoRaHS 1.78
MO SPRINGFIELD 4.9 SE CoCoRaHS 1.78
MO FAIR GROVE 4.7 SSW CoCoRaHS 1.78
MO FORT LEONARD WOOD 9.3 S CoCoRaHS 1.75
MO SALEM 1.8 NW CoCoRaHS 1.75
MO WHEATLAND 5.0 SE CoCoRaHS 1.74
MO BATTLEFIELD 3.3 E CoCoRaHS 1.70
MO PROTEM CoCoRaHS 1.70
MO LINN CREEK 9.4 SE CoCoRaHS 1.70
KS DEVON 0.1 SE CoCoRaHS 1.69
MO SPRINGFIELD 4.0 SW CoCoRaHS 1.69
MO POMME DE TERRE DAM COOP 1.68
MO DIAMOND 2 W COOP 1.67
MO NIXA 4.6 SW CoCoRaHS 1.67
MO MOUNTAIN VIEW 7.0 NE CoCoRaHS 1.66
MO MILLER 1 E COOP 1.66
MO ISABELLA COOP 1.65
MO BUFFALO COOP 1.64
MO LEBANON 1.3 E CoCoRaHS 1.64
MO LICKING 4N COOP 1.64
MO ROLLA UNI OF MISSOURI COOP 1.64
MO WEST PLAINS MUNI AP WBAN 1.63
MO GREENFIELD 0.8 SSW CoCoRaHS 1.60
MO LIBERAL 0.7 SSE CoCoRaHS 1.57
MO PLATO 5.7 NE CoCoRaHS 1.57
KS WALNUT 3 S COOP 1.56
MO IBERIA 5.6 NE CoCoRaHS 1.56
MO JOPLIN 4.2 SW CoCoRaHS 1.55
KS PITTSBURG COOP 1.54
KS FORT SCOTT 8.2 SW CoCoRaHS 1.53
MO LEBANON 0.6 N CoCoRaHS 1.53
MO SHOAL CREEK ESTATES 0.2 SE CoCoRaHS 1.51
KS GIRARD COOP 1.47
MO BUFFALO 0.8 ESE CoCoRaHS 1.47
MO SPRINGFIELD 4.8 WSW CoCoRaHS 1.46
MO VERSAILLES 0.2 SE CoCoRaHS 1.44
MO AVA 13.6 SSE CoCoRaHS 1.42
KS FARLINGTON 0.8 NNE CoCoRaHS 1.40
MO HAZELGREEN 1 W COOP 1.40
MO VERONA 4.0 WNW CoCoRaHS 1.40
KS COLUMBUS COOP 1.39
MO JOPLIN 2.8 SSW CoCoRaHS 1.39
MO SPRINGFIELD 5.5 SSW CoCoRaHS 1.39
MO AVA 10.5 SSW CoCoRaHS 1.36
MO ASH GROVE 4S COOP 1.36
KS GIRARD 3.1 SSW CoCoRaHS 1.35
MO SPRINGFIELD 5.3 SSW CoCoRaHS 1.35
MO GAINESVILLE 6.2 ENE CoCoRaHS 1.35
MO SALEM 10 W WBAN 1.35
MO MOUNTAIN GROVE 14.0 S CoCoRaHS 1.34
MO SALEM 14.9 E CoCoRaHS 1.33
MO ALTON 7.2 E CoCoRaHS 1.32
MO OSCEOLA 0.3 SW CoCoRaHS 1.30
MO NORWOOD 0.2 ENE CoCoRaHS 1.29
MO LOWRY CITY 3.8 ESE CoCoRaHS 1.29
MO WILLARD 2.6 W CoCoRaHS 1.27
MO VIENNA 4.3 NNW CoCoRaHS 1.27
MO JOPLIN REGIONAL AIRPORT WBAN 1.24
KS PITTSBURG 0.7 WSW CoCoRaHS 1.22
MO IRON GATES 0.9 S CoCoRaHS 1.18
MO CARTHAGE 1.5 S CoCoRaHS 1.16
KS CHEROKEE 0.3 N CoCoRaHS 1.16
MO MOUNT VERNON 1.3 NNW CoCoRaHS 1.15
KS MCCUNE 1.6 NW CoCoRaHS 1.13
KS UNIONTOWN 0.7 NW CoCoRaHS 1.12
MO NEOSHO 3.9 WNW CoCoRaHS 1.12
MO ROUND SPRING COOP 1.12
MO LAMAR 0.3 ESE CoCoRaHS 1.11
MO SALEM 4.3 S CoCoRaHS 1.10
MO CLEVER 4.0 ENE CoCoRaHS 1.03
KS UNIONTOWN 4.7 WSW CoCoRaHS 1.00
MO MOUNT VERNON 0.2 E CoCoRaHS 1.00
KS PITTSBURG 4.9 WSW CoCoRaHS 0.99
MO CARTHAGE 0.8 S CoCoRaHS 0.98
MO HOLLISTER 3.5 SW CoCoRaHS 0.91
MO PURDY 4.8 SSW CoCoRaHS 0.90
MO HOLLISTER 3.8 SW CoCoRaHS 0.88
MO MILLER 9.2 WNW CoCoRaHS 0.81
MO JOPLIN 24 N WBAN 0.80
MO SPRINGFIELD WFO COOP 0.78
MO MYRTLE 0.3 E CoCoRaHS 0.78
MO BROOKLINE 2.3 NNW CoCoRaHS 0.74
MO BRANSON 3.8 E CoCoRaHS 0.73
MO ROLLA 8.1 S CoCoRaHS 0.71
MO KIMBERLING CITY 1.5 WNW CoCoRaHS 0.62
MO CARL JUNCTION 1.6 SE CoCoRaHS 0.60
MO NEOSHO 3.2 SSW CoCoRaHS 0.56
MO CARL JUNCTION 3.4 WSW CoCoRaHS 0.53
KS UNIONTOWN COOP 0.47
MO NOEL 3.8 NNE CoCoRaHS 0.45
MO CASSVILLE 0.5 SW CoCoRaHS 0.45
MO LEBANON 7.5 WNW CoCoRaHS 0.44
MO SHELL KNOB 5.6 ESE CoCoRaHS 0.41
MO EMERALD BEACH 3.0 S CoCoRaHS 0.40
KS HEPLER 4.5 SSE CoCoRaHS 0.37
MO NOEL 3.7 NNW CoCoRaHS 0.35
MO SELIGMAN 3.0 N CoCoRaHS 0.34
MO CARTHAGE 3.8 SW CoCoRaHS 0.33
MO ROLLA 8.2 SSE CoCoRaHS 0.27
MO GOLDEN 1.7 NE CoCoRaHS 0.26
MO SARCOXIE 1.0 W CoCoRaHS 0.25
MO EMERALD BEACH 5.5 E CoCoRaHS 0.17
MO SALEM 5.9 ESE CoCoRaHS 0.15
MO VICHY ROLLA NATIONAL AP WBAN 0.11
MO FT LEONARD WOOD COOP 0.04
MO OZARK BEACH COOP 0.01
MO HARTVILLE 0.9 WSW CoCoRaHS 0.00
MO HOUSTON 6.3 ESE CoCoRaHS 0.00
MO HALLTOWN 5 NW COOP 0.00