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Monthly Climate Summary - April 2015

National Weather Service, Springfield, MO

 
 
 
 
 

 

Monthly Climate Overview

April of 2015 was a month with above normal temperatures for all of the Missouri Ozarks and extreme southeast Kansas and with below normal precipitation for much of the area, especially over the eastern Ozazks.

There was some severe weather early in the month, that included a few tornadoes.

April 2nd-3rd - Tornadoes and Severe Storms

 

 
Springfield
Joplin
West Plains
Vichy
Highest Temperature of the Month
82
84
81
81
Average High Temperature
68.5
69.8
69.1
68.7
Lowest Temperature of the Month
28
30
31
27
Average Low Temperature
47.8
49.0
47.5
46.7
Average Mean Temperature
58.2
59.4
58.3
57.7
Depart from Normal
+ 2.4
+ 1.0
+ 0.9
+ 2.5
Rank
31st warmest / 128
34th warmest / 88
21st warmest / 67
18th warmest / 67
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
1
1
2
1
Days with lows of 0 deg F or lower
0
0
0
0
 
 
 
 
 
Precipitation (Inches)
3.19
3.95
1.33
2.12
Depart from Normal
- 1.13
- 0.52
- 3.15
- 2.10
Rank
43rd driest / 128
50th wettest / 104
3rd driest / 67
11th driest / 68
days of 0.01 or greater
10
12
8
10
days of 0.10 or greater
8
9
3
6
days of 0.50 or greater
2
2
0
2
days of 1.00 or greater
0
1
0
0
Monthly Snowfall
0.0
 
 
 
Climate Graphs for April 2015

 

Monthly Climate Maps

April 2015 Precipitation Departure from Normal

 

April 2015 Precipitation Departure from Normal


April 2015 Average Temperature Departure from Normal

April 2015 Average Temperature Departure from Normal

 

Monthly Climate Records

 

List of April 2015 Records
Date
Station
Record
 
April 7th
Joplin
Record high of 84 tied the old record set in 1977.

 

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 2015 for Springfield, MO NWS CWA
.
State
Name
Station Type
Total Precipitation
MO NEOSHO 3.9 WNW CoCoRaHS 7.69
MO ANDERSON 6.8 W CoCoRaHS 6.28
MO IRON GATES 0.9 S CoCoRaHS 5.94
MO JOPLIN 4.2 SW CoCoRaHS 5.64
KS CHEROKEE 0.3 N CoCoRaHS 5.63
MO CARTHAGE 3.8 SW CoCoRaHS 5.57
MO CARTHAGE 1.5 S CoCoRaHS 5.37
MO CARTHAGE 0.8 S CoCoRaHS 5.37
MO SENECA 5.8 SSE CoCoRaHS 5.34
MO SHOAL CREEK ESTATES 0.2 SE CoCoRaHS 5.27
MO SPRINGFIELD 4.9 SE CoCoRaHS 5.16
MO BUFFALO 1.0 SW CoCoRaHS 5.13
MO ANDERSON 3W COOP 4.91
KS PITTSBURG 0.7 WSW CoCoRaHS 4.89
MO WEST PLAINS 10.6 S CoCoRaHS 4.87
MO MILLER 9.2 WNW CoCoRaHS 4.84
MO OZARK 1.6 SE CoCoRaHS 4.81
KS MCCUNE 1.6 NW CoCoRaHS 4.78
MO SPRINGFIELD 5.5 SSW CoCoRaHS 4.69
MO BATTLEFIELD 3.3 E CoCoRaHS 4.59
MO CLEVER 3.9 ENE CoCoRaHS 4.59
MO BUFFALO COOP 4.56
MO EMERALD BEACH 3.0 S CoCoRaHS 4.56
MO PROTEM 4 NE COOP 4.54
MO GOLDEN 1.7 NE CoCoRaHS 4.50
MO MOUNT VERNON 1.3 NNW CoCoRaHS 4.50
MO GAINESVILLE 6.2 ENE CoCoRaHS 4.46
MO LAURIE 4.2 SSW CoCoRaHS 4.43
MO CLEVER 4.0 ENE CoCoRaHS 4.42
MO NOEL 3.8 NNE CoCoRaHS 4.42
MO MYRTLE 0.3 E CoCoRaHS 4.41
MO LOWRY CITY 3.8 ESE CoCoRaHS 4.40
MO MOUNT VERNON 0.2 E CoCoRaHS 4.39
MO CONWAY 5.7 W CoCoRaHS 4.39
MO SPRINGFIELD 4.0 SW CoCoRaHS 4.32
KS PITTSBURG 4.9 WSW CoCoRaHS 4.32
MO MORRISVILLE 2SW COOP 4.31
MO SPRINGFIELD 5.3 SSW CoCoRaHS 4.30
MO WEST PLAINS 1.3 SE CoCoRaHS 4.25
MO FORSYTH 0.9 S CoCoRaHS 4.25
KS DEVON 0.1 SE CoCoRaHS 4.22
KS PITTSBURG COOP 4.20
MO BOLIVAR 2.7 E CoCoRaHS 4.18
MO BOLIVAR 1 NE COOP 4.17
KS UNIONTOWN COOP 4.14
MO WASHBURN 5 W COOP 4.12
MO BOLIVAR 1.0 ENE CoCoRaHS 4.11
MO SPRINGFIELD 9.5 NNW CoCoRaHS 4.10
MO DIAMOND 2 W COOP 4.09
MO BRANSON 3.8 E CoCoRaHS 4.08
MO MARSHFIELD 2E COOP 4.08
MO NEOSHO COOP 4.06
MO CASSVILLE 4.8 SSE CoCoRaHS 4.02
MO HOLLISTER 3.8 SW CoCoRaHS 4.01
MO HOLLISTER 3.5 SW CoCoRaHS 4.00
KS FORT SCOTT 3.7 ENE CoCoRaHS 3.99
MO MILLER 6.2 WNW CoCoRaHS 3.99
KS COLUMBUS COOP 3.98
MO AURORA 2.7 S CoCoRaHS 3.96
MO BRANSON AP COOP 3.96
MO EMINENCE 1 N COOP 3.96
MO JOPLIN REGIONAL AIRPORT WBAN 3.95
MO EMINENCE 0.1 SSE CoCoRaHS 3.94
MO MOUNTAIN VIEW 7.9 W CoCoRaHS 3.93
MO WEST PLAINS 1.0 W CoCoRaHS 3.92
KS FORT SCOTT 9.3 NNE CoCoRaHS 3.92
MO HERMITAGE 0.5 ESE CoCoRaHS 3.87
MO HOUSTON 0.3 SE CoCoRaHS 3.86
MO LAKESIDE COOP 3.84
MO TECUMSEH COOP 3.84
MO WEST PLAINS 2.2 NNW CoCoRaHS 3.83
KS WALNUT 3 S COOP 3.82
MO ELDORADO SPRINGS COOP 3.81
KS FORT SCOTT 0.6 SW CoCoRaHS 3.80
MO LAMAR 0.3 ESE CoCoRaHS 3.78
MO DORA 1N COOP 3.78
MO ALTON 1.7 NNW CoCoRaHS 3.72
MO SARCOXIE 1.0 W CoCoRaHS 3.71
MO WHEATLAND 5.0 SE CoCoRaHS 3.71
MO MOUNTAIN VIEW 7.0 NE CoCoRaHS 3.70
MO LOCKWOOD COOP 3.69
MO WILLARD 2.6 W CoCoRaHS 3.68
MO SHELL KNOB 5.6 ESE CoCoRaHS 3.66
MO ROUND SPRING COOP 3.64
MO SPARTA 6.3 E CoCoRaHS 3.64
MO NOEL 3.7 NNW CoCoRaHS 3.63
MO ALDRICH 5.0 ESE CoCoRaHS 3.62
MO DORA 2.6 NNW CoCoRaHS 3.62
MO SELIGMAN 3.0 N CoCoRaHS 3.61
MO LIBERAL 0.7 SSE CoCoRaHS 3.59
MO DUNNEGAN 2.4 NNW CoCoRaHS 3.58
MO NEVADA 0.2 W CoCoRaHS 3.55
MO OSCEOLA 0.3 SW CoCoRaHS 3.55
MO JOPLIN 24 N WBAN 3.52
MO MANSFIELD 3.7 SSE CoCoRaHS 3.51
MO WEST PLAINS 8.3 NNE CoCoRaHS 3.50
MO CONWAY 8.9 SW CoCoRaHS 3.50
MO WHEATLAND 2.7 S CoCoRaHS 3.49
KS GIRARD COOP 3.48
MO APPLETON CITY COOP 3.47
MO ISABELLA COOP 3.47
KS FORT SCOTT 8.2 SW CoCoRaHS 3.46
MO STARK CITY 5.5 ENE CoCoRaHS 3.46
MO BOLIVAR 9.0 N CoCoRaHS 3.46
MO TABLE ROCK DAM COOP 3.45
MO PURDY 4.8 SSW CoCoRaHS 3.44
KS FT SCOTT COOP 3.43
MO MILLER 1 E COOP 3.43
MO EL DORADO SPRINGS 12.0 NE CoCoRaHS 3.43
MO GOODSON 0.5 NNW CoCoRaHS 3.41
MO FAIR PLAY 1.3 E CoCoRaHS 3.41
MO LEBANON 7.5 WNW CoCoRaHS 3.40
MO NIXA 4.6 SW CoCoRaHS 3.37
KS FARLINGTON 0.8 NNE CoCoRaHS 3.37
MO PROTEM CoCoRaHS 3.37
MO STOCKTON 2.5 NNE CoCoRaHS 3.36
MO ASH GROVE 4S COOP 3.35
MO LEBANON 2.4 SE CoCoRaHS 3.34
MO AVA 13.6 SSE CoCoRaHS 3.34
KS GARLAND 2.7 SW CoCoRaHS 3.33
MO NEVADA 3.4 NE CoCoRaHS 3.33
MO HURLEY 3.5 NNE CoCoRaHS 3.31
MO FAIR GROVE 4.7 SSW CoCoRaHS 3.31
MO SPRINGFIELD 4.8 WSW CoCoRaHS 3.30
MO EMERALD BEACH 5.5 E CoCoRaHS 3.29
MO COLE CAMP 3NW COOP 3.29
MO MOUNTAIN GROVE 14.0 S CoCoRaHS 3.28
MO STOCKTON 0.2 NW CoCoRaHS 3.26
MO VERSAILLES COOP 3.24
MO ST. JAMES 1.2 SE CoCoRaHS 3.23
MO SPRINGFIELD 0.7 ENE CoCoRaHS 3.21
MO NEVADA WTP COOP 3.21
MO SPRINGFIELD RGNL AP WBAN 3.19
MO VERONA 4.0 WNW CoCoRaHS 3.19
MO HOUSTON 4.5 ESE CoCoRaHS 3.19
MO ISABELLA 2.0 NNW CoCoRaHS 3.17
MO MONETT 1.8 N CoCoRaHS 3.14
MO VIENNA 4.3 NNW CoCoRaHS 3.13
MO VERSAILLES 0.2 SE CoCoRaHS 3.12
MO UMBER VIEW HEIGHTS 0.1 WSW CoCoRaHS 3.09
MO BOLIVAR 2.7 NE CoCoRaHS 3.07
MO LINCOLN 0.4 NNE CoCoRaHS 3.07
MO MONTAUK SP COOP 2.97
MO MARSHFIELD 3.6 S CoCoRaHS 2.97
MO WINONA FOREST RS COOP 2.94
MO POMME DE TERRE DAM COOP 2.93
MO NIXA 2.7 SSW CoCoRaHS 2.90
MO LEBANON 0.6 N CoCoRaHS 2.87
MO RAYMONDVILLE 3.5 SE CoCoRaHS 2.87
MO ELDON COOP 2.86
MO MARSHFIELD 0.9 SE CoCoRaHS 2.86
MO AVA 6W COOP 2.81
MO CONWAY 9.0 E CoCoRaHS 2.79
MO AVA 6.0 NW CoCoRaHS 2.75
MO WAYNESVILLE 2 W COOP 2.69
MO MANSFIELD COOP 2.68
MO LEBANON 1.3 E CoCoRaHS 2.62
MO ELDON 3.8 NW CoCoRaHS 2.62
MO HOUSTON COOP 2.62
MO AVA 0.8 NNW CoCoRaHS 2.60
MO JOPLIN 5.2 SSW CoCoRaHS 2.59
MO IBERIA 5.6 NE CoCoRaHS 2.54
MO SALEM 1.8 NW CoCoRaHS 2.53
MO MOUNTAIN VIEW 2.7 SSW CoCoRaHS 2.52
MO GOLDEN CITY 6 S COOP 2.51
MO BRUMLEY 5.6 SW CoCoRaHS 2.50
MO IBERIA COOP 2.49
MO GREENFIELD 0.8 SSW CoCoRaHS 2.48
MO FT LEONARD WOOD COOP 2.47
MO CARL JUNCTION 3.4 WSW CoCoRaHS 2.45
MO MANSFIELD 5.4 NNE CoCoRaHS 2.43
MO RICHLAND 3.6 NNE CoCoRaHS 2.42
MO MTN GROVE 2 N COOP 2.40
MO LINN CREEK 9.4 SE CoCoRaHS 2.39
MO WAYNESVILLE 3.9 NNW CoCoRaHS 2.34
MO FLEMINGTON COOP 2.33
MO STOCKTON DAM COOP 2.32
MO MARSHFIELD 1.4 W CoCoRaHS 2.28
MO HAZELGREEN 1 W COOP 2.25
MO SPRINGFIELD WFO COOP 2.24
MO SALEM 4.3 S CoCoRaHS 2.24
MO CASSVILLE 0.5 SW CoCoRaHS 2.23
MO HARTVILLE 0.5 SSE CoCoRaHS 2.21
MO JERICO SPRINGS 3 S COOP 2.20
MO ROLLA 0.9 SE CoCoRaHS 2.20
MO MOUNTAIN GROVE 13.0 NNW CoCoRaHS 2.19
MO ROLLA 1.3 NE CoCoRaHS 2.13
MO VICHY ROLLA NATIONAL AP WBAN 2.12
MO ROLLA UNI OF MISSOURI COOP 2.11
MO STOCKTON 5.6 S CoCoRaHS 2.09
MO SALEM 10 W WBAN 2.07
MO WALNUT GROVE 5.2 SE CoCoRaHS 2.04
MO BROOKLINE 2.3 NNW CoCoRaHS 1.95
MO BIRCH TREE 10.1 SSW CoCoRaHS 1.93
MO HARTVILLE COOP 1.92
MO HARTVILLE 0.8 WSW CoCoRaHS 1.92
MO POTTERSVILLE 0.7 NNW CoCoRaHS 1.87
MO EDGAR SPRINGS 2.2 SSW CoCoRaHS 1.87
MO GRAVOIS MILLS 3.7 SE CoCoRaHS 1.82
MO KIMBERLING CITY 1.5 WNW CoCoRaHS 1.80
MO AVA 10.5 SSW CoCoRaHS 1.78
MO LICKING 4N COOP 1.74
MO NEWBURG 9.6 SSW CoCoRaHS 1.69
KS FORT SCOTT 4.0 ESE CoCoRaHS 1.67
MO STRAFFORD 2.4 SSW CoCoRaHS 1.65
MO ROLLA 6.4 SE CoCoRaHS 1.59
MO ROLLA 6.4 NNW CoCoRaHS 1.59
MO SPRINGFIELD 5.2 SW CoCoRaHS 1.55
MO SALEM 14.9 E CoCoRaHS 1.52
MO ROLLA 8.1 S CoCoRaHS 1.51
MO ROLLA 1.3 S CoCoRaHS 1.47
MO ST. JAMES 1.3 NE CoCoRaHS 1.42
MO HOUSTON 2.0 S CoCoRaHS 1.41
MO ROLLA 8.2 SSE CoCoRaHS 1.41
MO WEST PLAINS MUNI AP WBAN 1.33
MO HOUSTON 6.3 ESE CoCoRaHS 1.32
MO EL DORADO SPRINGS 0.9 SSW CoCoRaHS 1.04
MO POMONA 2.4 NW CoCoRaHS 0.94
MO FORT LEONARD WOOD 5.4 SE CoCoRaHS 0.91
MO CASSVILLE RS COOP 0.85
KS UNIONTOWN 4.7 WSW CoCoRaHS 0.81
MO HOUSTON 4.5 WSW CoCoRaHS 0.20
MO HARTVILLE 0.9 WSW CoCoRaHS 0.01
MO JOPLIN 2.8 SSW CoCoRaHS 0.00