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Monthly Climate Summary - March 2015

National Weather Service, Springfield, MO

Monthly Climate Overview

March 2015 was a month with near normal temperatures and precipitation across the area. Here are some links to events that occurred.

March 4th - Snow and Sleet

March 24th - Severe Storms

March 25th - Severe Storms and Flooding

Springfield
Joplin
West Plains
Vichy
Highest Temperature of the Month
77
79
79
76
Average High Temperature
58.9
59.9
57.9
56.2
Lowest Temperature of the Month
12
13
12
7
Average Low Temperature
35.3
38.0
35.5
33.8
Average Mean Temperature
47.1
49.0
46.7
45.0
Depart from Normal
+ 0.8
+ 0.1
- 0.8
- 0.3
Rank
46th warmest / 128
37th warmest / 87
33rd warmest / 67
32nd warmest / 67
Days with highs of 90 degrees or warmer
0
0
0
0
Days with highs of 32 degrees or lower
0
0
1
2
Days with lows of 32 deg F or lower
8
6
9
8
Days with lows of 0 deg F or lower
0
0
0
0
 
Precipitation (Inches)
3.38
1.83
4.03
3.02
Depart from Normal
- 0.24
- 1.59
- 0.26
- 0.43
Rank
50th warmest / 128
31st driest / 104
31st wettest / 67
34th driest / 68
days of 0.01 or greater
11
11
16
13
days of 0.10 or greater
6
5
10
5
days of 0.50 or greater
2
0
2
2
days of 1.00 or greater
2
0
1
0
Monthly Snowfall
1.2

Climate Graphs for March 2015

Monthly Climate Maps

March 2015 Precipitation Departure from Normal

March 2015 Precipitation Departure from Normal


March 2015 Average Temperature Departure from Normal

March 2015 Average Temperature Departure from Normal

Monthly Climate Records

List of March 2015 Records
Date
Station
Record
March 6th
West Plains
Record low of 12 degrees tied the old record back in 1967.

Monthly Climate Normals

Normal Conditions for the Upcoming 3 Months
 Springfield
 
High
Low
Precip.
Snowfall
April
67.2
44.3
4.32
0.0
May
75.3
54.4
5.10
0.0
June
83.8
63.1
4.85
0.0
Joplin 
 
High
Low
Precip.
Snowfall
April
70.0
46.9
4.47
0.0
May
77.7
56.2
5.71
0.0
June
85.8
65.1
5.86
0.0
 West Plains
 
High
Low
Precip.
April
69.7
45.1
4.48
May
76.7
54.2
4.94
June
84.2
63.2
4.02
Vichy
 
High
Low
Precip.
April
66.7
43.8
4.22
May
74.5
53.2
5.04
June
82.6
62.1
4.63

Precipitation Report

Monthly Data for March 2015 for Springfield, MO NWS CWA
State
Name
Station Type
Total Precipitation
MO MOUNTAIN GROVE 14.0 S CoCoRaHS 8.48
MO BRANSON AP COOP 8.33
MO WEST PLAINS 10.6 S CoCoRaHS 7.95
MO EMINENCE 1 N COOP 7.72
MO THEODOSIA 6.2 SW CoCoRaHS 7.50
MO ELDORADO SPRINGS COOP 7.19
MO FORSYTH 0.9 S CoCoRaHS 6.85
MO PROTEM CoCoRaHS 6.83
MO HOLLISTER 3.5 SW CoCoRaHS 6.71
MO ROUND SPRING COOP 6.68
MO AVA 6W COOP 6.58
MO HOLLISTER 3.8 SW CoCoRaHS 6.54
MO PROTEM 4 NE COOP 6.52
MO WEST PLAINS 1.3 SE CoCoRaHS 6.48
MO EMINENCE 0.1 SSE CoCoRaHS 6.44
MO NOEL 3.8 NNE CoCoRaHS 6.43
MO MANSFIELD COOP 6.33
MO MOUNTAIN VIEW 7.0 NE CoCoRaHS 6.26
MO NIXA 2.7 SSW CoCoRaHS 6.25
MO MANSFIELD 3.7 SSE CoCoRaHS 6.21
MO BRANSON 3.8 E CoCoRaHS 6.14
MO OZARK 1.6 SE CoCoRaHS 6.08
MO WINONA FOREST RS COOP 6.07
MO SELIGMAN 3.0 N CoCoRaHS 5.93
MO SHELL KNOB 5.6 ESE CoCoRaHS 5.74
MO CASSVILLE 4.8 SSE CoCoRaHS 5.74
MO EMERALD BEACH 3.0 S CoCoRaHS 5.73
MO MOUNTAIN VIEW 7.9 W CoCoRaHS 5.64
MO TABLE ROCK DAM COOP 5.59
MO NIXA 4.6 SW CoCoRaHS 5.53
MO AVA 6.0 NW CoCoRaHS 5.46
MO HURLEY 3.5 NNE CoCoRaHS 5.39
MO NEVADA WTP COOP 5.36
MO EMERALD BEACH 5.5 E CoCoRaHS 5.30
MO HOUSTON 4.5 ESE CoCoRaHS 5.27
MO MILLER 6.2 WNW CoCoRaHS 5.14
MO DORA 1N COOP 5.06
MO MONETT 1.8 N CoCoRaHS 5.05
MO VERONA 4.0 WNW CoCoRaHS 4.91
MO MOUNT VERNON 1.3 NNW CoCoRaHS 4.78
MO DORA 2.6 NNW CoCoRaHS 4.76
MO BIRCH TREE 10.1 SSW CoCoRaHS 4.70
MO STARK CITY 5.5 ENE CoCoRaHS 4.69
MO GAINESVILLE 6.2 ENE CoCoRaHS 4.66
MO MOUNTAIN GROVE 13.0 NNW CoCoRaHS 4.66
MO HOUSTON 0.3 SE CoCoRaHS 4.59
MO WEST PLAINS 1.0 W CoCoRaHS 4.57
MO ANDERSON 3W COOP 4.56
MO EDGAR SPRINGS 2.2 SSW CoCoRaHS 4.47
MO WAYNESVILLE 2 W COOP 4.44
MO PURDY 4.8 SSW CoCoRaHS 4.43
MO RAYMONDVILLE 3.5 SE CoCoRaHS 4.43
MO CLEVER 4.0 ENE CoCoRaHS 4.42
MO LEBANON 0.6 N CoCoRaHS 4.40
MO MTN GROVE 2 N COOP 4.39
MO HOUSTON COOP 4.36
MO MARSHFIELD 3.6 S CoCoRaHS 4.35
MO ROLLA 1.3 S CoCoRaHS 4.35
MO ROLLA UNI OF MISSOURI COOP 4.34
MO MOUNTAIN VIEW 2.7 SSW CoCoRaHS 4.33
MO AURORA 2.7 S CoCoRaHS 4.32
MO MONTAUK SP COOP 4.32
MO AVA 0.8 NNW CoCoRaHS 4.29
MO BATTLEFIELD 3.3 E CoCoRaHS 4.27
MO ROLLA 1.3 NE CoCoRaHS 4.27
MO WAYNESVILLE 3.9 NNW CoCoRaHS 4.26
MO ALTON 1.7 NNW CoCoRaHS 4.25
MO SPRINGFIELD 4.9 SE CoCoRaHS 4.25
MO SPRINGFIELD 4.0 SW CoCoRaHS 4.25
MO ROLLA 6.4 NNW CoCoRaHS 4.20
MO MARSHFIELD 2E COOP 4.16
MO RICHLAND 3.6 NNE CoCoRaHS 4.15
MO ROLLA 8.1 S CoCoRaHS 4.12
MO FAIR GROVE 4.7 SSW CoCoRaHS 4.05
MO AVA 13.6 SSE CoCoRaHS 4.05
MO CASSVILLE 0.5 SW CoCoRaHS 4.04
MO WEST PLAINS MUNI AP WBAN 4.03
MO ROLLA 6.4 SE CoCoRaHS 4.03
MO LEBANON 2.4 SE CoCoRaHS 4.02
MO ASH GROVE 4S COOP 4.00
MO GOLDEN 1.7 NE CoCoRaHS 3.98
MO SPRINGFIELD WFO COOP 3.93
MO CONWAY 9.0 E CoCoRaHS 3.91
MO LINN CREEK 9.4 SE CoCoRaHS 3.90
MO SPRINGFIELD 0.7 ENE CoCoRaHS 3.86
MO HARTVILLE COOP 3.85
MO HARTVILLE 0.8 WSW CoCoRaHS 3.85
MO KIMBERLING CITY 1.5 WNW CoCoRaHS 3.84
MO SALEM 1.8 NW CoCoRaHS 3.84
MO SPRINGFIELD 9.5 NNW CoCoRaHS 3.83
MO NEWBURG 9.6 SSW CoCoRaHS 3.80
MO ROLLA 8.2 SSE CoCoRaHS 3.79
MO IBERIA 5.6 NE CoCoRaHS 3.78
MO FT LEONARD WOOD COOP 3.72
MO ANDERSON 6.8 W CoCoRaHS 3.69
MO BOLIVAR 2.7 NE CoCoRaHS 3.69
MO HALLTOWN 5 NW COOP 3.68
MO HOUSTON 2.0 S CoCoRaHS 3.68
MO WILLARD 2.6 W CoCoRaHS 3.67
MO LEBANON 2 W COOP 3.66
MO CARTHAGE 0.8 S CoCoRaHS 3.61
MO HAZELGREEN 1 W COOP 3.60
MO LEBANON 7.5 WNW CoCoRaHS 3.60
MO BOLIVAR 1 NE COOP 3.60
MO WEST PLAINS 2.2 NNW CoCoRaHS 3.58
MO BOLIVAR 1.0 ENE CoCoRaHS 3.55
MO BUFFALO 1.0 SW CoCoRaHS 3.53
MO NEOSHO COOP 3.50
MO MOUNT VERNON 0.2 E CoCoRaHS 3.49
MO ROLLA 0.9 SE CoCoRaHS 3.49
MO NEOSHO 3.9 WNW CoCoRaHS 3.42
MO SPRINGFIELD RGNL AP WBAN 3.38
MO MARSHFIELD 1.4 W CoCoRaHS 3.37
MO AVA 10.5 SSW CoCoRaHS 3.37
MO BOLIVAR 9.0 N CoCoRaHS 3.36
MO WASHBURN 5 W COOP 3.35
MO WHEATLAND 5.0 SE CoCoRaHS 3.35
MO WHEATLAND 2.7 S CoCoRaHS 3.32
MO ST. JAMES 1.2 SE CoCoRaHS 3.32
MO MARSHFIELD 0.9 SE CoCoRaHS 3.31
MO GOLDEN CITY 6 S COOP 3.30
MO LOCKWOOD COOP 3.24
MO ISABELLA 2.0 NNW CoCoRaHS 3.18
MO CONWAY 5.7 W CoCoRaHS 3.17
MO SALEM 10 W WBAN 3.14
MO MYRTLE 0.3 E CoCoRaHS 3.11
MO DUNNEGAN 2.4 NNW CoCoRaHS 3.06
MO VIENNA 4.3 NNW CoCoRaHS 3.06
MO MANSFIELD 5.4 NNE CoCoRaHS 3.02
MO VICHY ROLLA NATIONAL AP WBAN 3.02
MO SENECA 5.8 SSE CoCoRaHS 3.01
MO POTTERSVILLE 0.7 NNW CoCoRaHS 3.01
MO WHITE CHURCH COOP 3.00
MO GREENFIELD 0.8 SSW CoCoRaHS 2.98
MO BUFFALO COOP 2.98
MO STOCKTON 2.5 NNE CoCoRaHS 2.95
MO FAIR PLAY 1.3 E CoCoRaHS 2.94
MO DIAMOND 2 W COOP 2.90
MO BOLIVAR 2.7 E CoCoRaHS 2.89
MO HOUSTON 6.3 ESE CoCoRaHS 2.89
MO MILLER 1 E COOP 2.88
MO POMONA 2.4 NW CoCoRaHS 2.85
MO FLEMINGTON COOP 2.84
MO CARTHAGE 1.5 S CoCoRaHS 2.82
MO LEBANON 1.3 E CoCoRaHS 2.76
MO CONWAY 8.9 SW CoCoRaHS 2.68
MO MILLER 9.2 WNW CoCoRaHS 2.67
MO CASSVILLE RS COOP 2.62
MO STOCKTON 0.2 NW CoCoRaHS 2.58
MO TECUMSEH COOP 2.57
MO OSCEOLA 0.3 SW CoCoRaHS 2.55
MO CARTHAGE 3.8 SW CoCoRaHS 2.51
MO BROOKLINE 2.3 NNW CoCoRaHS 2.48
MO HARTVILLE 0.5 SSE CoCoRaHS 2.45
MO ELDON 3.8 NW CoCoRaHS 2.39
MO LICKING 4N COOP 2.37
MO IRON GATES 0.9 S CoCoRaHS 2.35
MO BRUMLEY 5.6 SW CoCoRaHS 2.35
MO MORRISVILLE 2SW COOP 2.35
MO POMME DE TERRE DAM COOP 2.35
MO FORT LEONARD WOOD 5.4 SE CoCoRaHS 2.35
MO WALNUT GROVE 5.2 SE CoCoRaHS 2.33
MO CARL JUNCTION 3.4 WSW CoCoRaHS 2.32
MO LAMAR 0.3 ESE CoCoRaHS 2.30
MO ALDRICH 5.0 ESE CoCoRaHS 2.28
MO SPARTA 6.3 E CoCoRaHS 2.19
MO LAKESIDE COOP 2.17
KS COLUMBUS COOP 2.13
MO HERMITAGE 0.5 ESE CoCoRaHS 2.11
MO LIBERAL 0.7 SSE CoCoRaHS 2.09
MO VERSAILLES 0.2 SE CoCoRaHS 2.08
MO UMBER VIEW HEIGHTS 0.1 WSW CoCoRaHS 2.07
KS FORT SCOTT 0.6 SW CoCoRaHS 2.04
KS GIRARD COOP 2.00
MO NEVADA 0.2 W CoCoRaHS 1.95
MO SHOAL CREEK ESTATES 0.2 SE CoCoRaHS 1.91
MO WEST PLAINS 8.3 NNE CoCoRaHS 1.91
KS CHEROKEE 0.3 N CoCoRaHS 1.89
MO SPRINGFIELD 5.3 SSW CoCoRaHS 1.88
MO ELDON COOP 1.84
MO JOPLIN REGIONAL AIRPORT WBAN 1.83
MO IBERIA COOP 1.77
KS PITTSBURG COOP 1.76
MO EL DORADO SPRINGS 12.0 NE CoCoRaHS 1.74
MO STOCKTON 5.6 S CoCoRaHS 1.72
KS PITTSBURG 0.7 WSW CoCoRaHS 1.70
MO LOWRY CITY 3.8 ESE CoCoRaHS 1.68
MO VERSAILLES COOP 1.65
MO SALEM 4.3 S CoCoRaHS 1.65
KS FT SCOTT COOP 1.59
KS FORT SCOTT 3.7 ENE CoCoRaHS 1.56
KS PITTSBURG 4.9 WSW CoCoRaHS 1.56
MO STOCKTON DAM COOP 1.56
MO GRAVOIS MILLS 3.7 SE CoCoRaHS 1.56
MO WILLARD 5.8 NNE CoCoRaHS 1.53
MO COLE CAMP 3NW COOP 1.53
KS FARLINGTON 0.8 NNE CoCoRaHS 1.52
KS MCCUNE 1.6 NW CoCoRaHS 1.51
MO LINCOLN 0.4 NNE CoCoRaHS 1.50
KS WALNUT 3 S COOP 1.49
MO JOPLIN 24 N WBAN 1.46
KS GARLAND 2.7 SW CoCoRaHS 1.34
MO STRAFFORD 2.4 SSW CoCoRaHS 1.34
KS FORT SCOTT 9.3 NNE CoCoRaHS 1.26
KS DEVON 0.1 SE CoCoRaHS 1.25
MO GOODSON 0.5 NNW CoCoRaHS 1.24
MO SALEM 14.9 E CoCoRaHS 1.24
MO SARCOXIE 1.0 W CoCoRaHS 1.18
MO JERICO SPRINGS 3 S COOP 1.18
MO ST. JAMES 1.3 NE CoCoRaHS 1.12
MO SPRINGFIELD 4.8 WSW CoCoRaHS 1.10
MO JOPLIN 5.2 SSW CoCoRaHS 1.07
MO NEVADA 3.4 NE CoCoRaHS 0.97
MO APPLETON CITY COOP 0.90
MO JOPLIN 4.2 SW CoCoRaHS 0.85
MO LAURIE 4.2 SSW CoCoRaHS 0.85
KS UNIONTOWN COOP 0.80
MO CLEVER 3.9 ENE CoCoRaHS 0.20
KS FORT SCOTT 8.2 SW CoCoRaHS 0.15
MO CARL JUNCTION 1.6 SE CoCoRaHS 0.00
MO JOPLIN 2.8 SSW CoCoRaHS 0.00
MO HARTVILLE 0.9 WSW CoCoRaHS 0.00
MO SPRINGFIELD 5.5 SSW CoCoRaHS 0.00