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Monthly Climate Summary - November 2015

National Weather Service, Springfield, MO

 
 
 
 
 

 

Monthly Climate Overview

November 2015 was one of the warmest and wettest Novembers on record across the Missouri Ozarks and extreme southeast Kansas. The area had to major storm systems, each bringing several inches of rain across the area, along with some flooding.

 

 

 
Springfield
Joplin
West Plains
Vichy
Highest Temperature of the Month
74
78
72
74
Average High Temperature
60.4
61.1
60.1
59.0
Lowest Temperature of the Month
21
23
18
20
Average Low Temperature
39.5
39.8
40.2
39.2
Average Mean Temperature
50.0
50.5
50.2
49.1
Depart from Normal
+ 3.9
+ 2.1
+ 3.4
+ 3.9
Rank
13th warmest / 128
21st warmest / 87
7th warmest / 68
10th warmest / 67
Days with highs of 90 degrees or warmer
0
0
0
0
Days with highs of 32 degrees or lower
5
3
7
7
Days with lows of 32 deg F or lower
0
0
0
0
Days with lows of 0 deg F or lower
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Precipitation (Inches)
7.23
8.11
10.88
10.11
Depart from Normal
+ 3.01
+ 4.33
+ 6.30
+ 6.24
Rank
10th wettest / 128
4th wettest / 103
2nd wettest / 68
wettest / 70
days of 0.01 or greater
10
10
9
9
days of 0.10 or greater
6
8
7
8
days of 0.50 or greater
3
4
4
4
days of 1.00 or greater
3
2
4
4
Monthly Snowfall
Trace
 
 
 
Climate Graphs for November 2015

 

Monthly Climate Maps

November 2015 Precipitation Departure from Normal

 

November 2015 Precipitation Departure from Normal


November 2015 Average Temperature Departure from Normal

November 2015 Average Temperature Departure from Normal

 

Monthly Climate Records

 

List of November 2015 Records
Date
Station
Record
Novemer 16th
Vichy
Record daily rainfall of 1.14 inches breaks the old record of 0.94 set in 1958.
November 17th
 
 
 
Springfield
Record daily rainfall of 3.05 breaks the old record of 1.47 set in 1991.
Joplin
Record daily rainfall of 3.34 breaks the old record of 1.50 inches set in 1971.
Vichy
Record daily rainfall of 5.11 inches breaks the old record of 1.13 set in 1957.
West Plains
Record daily rainfall of 3.84 inches breaks the old record of 1.95 inches set in 2003.
November 27th
 
 
 
Springfield
Record daily rainfall of 2.13 inches breaks the old record of 1.49 set in 1917.
Joplin
Record daily rainfall of 2.16 inches breaks the old record of 1.10 set in 1913.
West Plains
Record daily rainfall of 2.02 inches breaks the old record of 1.46 set in 1990.
Vichy
Record daily rainfall of 1.84 inches breaks the old record of 1.51 set in 1964 and 1990.
Monthly
Vichy
Record monthly rainfall of 10.11 inches breaks the old monthly record of 9.06 set in 1972.

 

Monthly Climate Normals

 

Normal Conditions for the Upcoming 3 Months
 Springfield
 
High
Low
Precip.
Snowfall
December
44.9
25.0
3.04
4.9
January
42.9
22.4
2.47
5.4
February
48.2
26.1
2.52
3.6
Joplin 
 
High
Low
Precip.
Snowfall
December
47.0
27.5
2.82
2.8
January
44.9
25.0
2.03
4.7
February
50.5
29.2
2.32
3.5
 
West Plains
 
High
Low
Precip.
 
December
46.4
26.0
3.64
January
44.6
23.5
2.72
February
49.2
26.5
2.84
Vichy
 
High
Low
Precip.
 
December
43.0
24.4
2.64
January
40.7
21.5
2.17
February
45.8
25.5
1.93

 

Precipitation Report

 

 

Monthly Data for November 2015 for Springfield MO NWS CWA
State
Name
Station Type
Total Precipitation
MO EDGAR SPRINGS 2.2 SSW CoCoRaHS 11.92
MO DIAMOND 2 W COOP 11.69
MO MOUNTAIN GROVE 14.0 S CoCoRaHS 11.35
MO ROLLA 6.4 NNW CoCoRaHS 11.20
MO WINONA FOREST RS COOP 11.13
MO WEST PLAINS MUNI AP WBAN 10.88
MO ROLLA UNI OF MISSOURI COOP 10.86
MO ROLLA 3.0 WSW CoCoRaHS 10.82
MO DORA 1N COOP 10.66
MO TECUMSEH COOP 10.64
MO WAYNESVILLE 2 W COOP 10.64
MO NEWBURG 9.6 SSW CoCoRaHS 10.60
MO ROLLA 1.3 NE CoCoRaHS 10.56
MO MOUNTAIN VIEW 7.9 W CoCoRaHS 10.55
MO ROLLA 6.4 SE CoCoRaHS 10.55
MO VERSAILLES COOP 10.41
MO DORA 2.6 NNW CoCoRaHS 10.30
MO HOUSTON 6.3 ESE CoCoRaHS 10.26
MO HOUSTON 4.5 ESE CoCoRaHS 10.21
MO IRON GATES 0.9 S CoCoRaHS 10.19
MO MOUNTAIN VIEW 2.7 SSW CoCoRaHS 10.12
MO VICHY ROLLA NATIONAL AP WBAN 10.11
MO ROLLA 8.2 SSE CoCoRaHS 10.09
MO ELDON COOP 10.08
MO MILLER 6.2 WNW CoCoRaHS 9.99
MO MTN GROVE 2 N COOP 9.87
MO WEST PLAINS 10.6 S CoCoRaHS 9.87
MO CARTHAGE 3.8 SW CoCoRaHS 9.85
MO ELDORADO SPRINGS COOP 9.85
MO FORT LEONARD WOOD 5.4 SE CoCoRaHS 9.83
MO HOUSTON 0.3 SE CoCoRaHS 9.80
MO ROLLA 0.9 SE CoCoRaHS 9.79
MO WEST PLAINS 1.3 SE CoCoRaHS 9.69
MO ROLLA 1.3 S CoCoRaHS 9.66
MO BUFFALO COOP 9.62
MO HAZELGREEN 1 W COOP 9.56
MO AVA 6.0 NW CoCoRaHS 9.37
MO SALEM 10 W WBAN 9.37
MO PROTEM 4 NE COOP 9.31
MO COLE CAMP 3NW COOP 9.26
MO MONETT 1.8 N CoCoRaHS 9.24
MO LICKING 4N COOP 9.19
MO MOUNTAIN VIEW 7.0 NE CoCoRaHS 9.18
MO MANSFIELD 3.7 SSE CoCoRaHS 9.17
MO NEOSHO COOP 9.12
MO ANDERSON 3W COOP 9.08
MO ELDON 3.8 NW CoCoRaHS 9.08
MO MOUNT VERNON 0.2 E CoCoRaHS 9.08
MO ASH GROVE 4S COOP 9.06
MO FT LEONARD WOOD COOP 9.02
MO EMINENCE 1 N COOP 8.99
MO SHOAL CREEK ESTATES 0.2 SE CoCoRaHS 8.97
MO WEST PLAINS 8.3 NNE CoCoRaHS 8.97
MO WEST PLAINS 2.2 NNW CoCoRaHS 8.89
MO CARTHAGE 1.5 S CoCoRaHS 8.88
MO LEBANON 2.4 SE CoCoRaHS 8.88
MO LOCKWOOD COOP 8.85
MO FAIR PLAY 1.3 E CoCoRaHS 8.84
MO CARTHAGE 0.8 S CoCoRaHS 8.82
MO ANDERSON 6.8 W CoCoRaHS 8.75
MO ALTON 1.7 NNW CoCoRaHS 8.75
MO GOLDEN 1.7 NE CoCoRaHS 8.70
MO SARCOXIE 1.0 W CoCoRaHS 8.68
MO NEVADA WTP COOP 8.67
MO HOLLISTER 3.5 SW CoCoRaHS 8.67
MO FLEMINGTON COOP 8.67
MO SALEM COOP 8.65
MO SALEM 1.8 NW CoCoRaHS 8.65
MO CARL JUNCTION 3.4 WSW CoCoRaHS 8.64
MO ALDRICH 5.0 ESE CoCoRaHS 8.64
MO WILLARD 2.6 W CoCoRaHS 8.59
MO ST. JAMES 1.2 SE CoCoRaHS 8.59
MO MARSHFIELD 3.6 S CoCoRaHS 8.55
MO WASHBURN 5 W COOP 8.54
MO HOLLISTER 3.8 SW CoCoRaHS 8.53
MO SPRINGFIELD 4.9 SE CoCoRaHS 8.52
MO POTTERSVILLE 0.7 NNW CoCoRaHS 8.51
MO BOLIVAR 2.7 NE CoCoRaHS 8.50
MO STOCKTON 2.5 NNE CoCoRaHS 8.48
MO SALEM 14.9 E CoCoRaHS 8.45
MO GOODSON 0.5 NNW CoCoRaHS 8.44
MO ISABELLA COOP 8.42
MO MORRISVILLE 2SW COOP 8.37
MO HERMITAGE 0.5 ESE CoCoRaHS 8.37
MO BOLIVAR 2.7 E CoCoRaHS 8.36
MO BOLIVAR 1 NE COOP 8.35
MO KIMBERLING CITY 1.5 WNW CoCoRaHS 8.32
MO WILLARD 5.8 NNE CoCoRaHS 8.32
MO ISABELLA 2.0 NNW CoCoRaHS 8.32
MO MANSFIELD 5.4 NNE CoCoRaHS 8.31
MO BRUMLEY 5.6 SW CoCoRaHS 8.31
MO EMERALD BEACH 5.5 E CoCoRaHS 8.30
MO WHEATLAND 2.7 S CoCoRaHS 8.29
MO WHITE CHURCH COOP 8.25
MO ROLLA 8.1 S CoCoRaHS 8.25
MO ROLLA 3.3 WSW CoCoRaHS 8.25
MO SPRINGFIELD 4.0 SW CoCoRaHS 8.23
MO HOUSTON COOP 8.21
MO LIBERAL 0.7 SSE CoCoRaHS 8.18
MO CONWAY 8.9 SW CoCoRaHS 8.18
MO TABLE ROCK DAM COOP 8.17
MO SHELL KNOB 5.6 ESE CoCoRaHS 8.17
MO MANSFIELD COOP 8.15
MO STOCKTON 0.2 NW CoCoRaHS 8.15
MO JOPLIN REGIONAL AIRPORT WBAN 8.11
MO VERONA 4.0 WNW CoCoRaHS 8.10
MO BATTLEFIELD 3.3 E CoCoRaHS 8.09
MO LEBANON 0.6 N CoCoRaHS 8.06
MO STOCKTON DAM COOP 8.06
MO MARSHFIELD 2E COOP 8.01
MO MOUNTAIN GROVE 13.0 NNW CoCoRaHS 8.00
MO JERICO SPRINGS 3 S COOP 7.90
MO LEBANON 7.5 WNW CoCoRaHS 7.89
MO GAINESVILLE 6.2 ENE CoCoRaHS 7.86
MO SALEM 4.3 S CoCoRaHS 7.86
MO EL DORADO SPRINGS 0.6 NNW CoCoRaHS 7.85
MO LAURIE 4.2 SSW CoCoRaHS 7.81
MO LEBANON 2 W COOP 7.80
MO BOLIVAR 1.0 ENE CoCoRaHS 7.79
MO APPLETON CITY COOP 7.77
MO IBERIA COOP 7.74
MO UMBER VIEW HEIGHTS 0.1 WSW CoCoRaHS 7.65
KS PITTSBURG COOP 7.64
MO SPRINGFIELD WFO COOP 7.59
KS PITTSBURG 0.7 WSW CoCoRaHS 7.57
MO CASSVILLE 4.8 SSE CoCoRaHS 7.52
KS CHEROKEE 0.3 N CoCoRaHS 7.51
MO GREENFIELD 0.8 SSW CoCoRaHS 7.51
MO BIRCH TREE 10.1 SSW CoCoRaHS 7.51
KS GIRARD COOP 7.42
MO GOLDEN CITY 6 S COOP 7.42
MO DUNNEGAN 2.4 NNW CoCoRaHS 7.42
MO RICHLAND 3.6 NNE CoCoRaHS 7.40
MO RAYMONDVILLE 3.5 SE CoCoRaHS 7.38
MO SPRINGFIELD 5.2 SW CoCoRaHS 7.29
MO SPRINGFIELD RGNL AP WBAN 7.23
MO PURDY 4.8 SSW CoCoRaHS 7.22
KS COLUMBUS COOP 7.18
MO JOPLIN 24 N WBAN 7.16
MO NEVADA 0.2 W CoCoRaHS 7.16
KS DEVON 0.1 SE CoCoRaHS 7.12
MO EMINENCE 0.1 SSE CoCoRaHS 7.10
MO SPRINGFIELD 0.7 ENE CoCoRaHS 7.06
KS FORT SCOTT 9.3 NNE CoCoRaHS 6.93
MO STOCKTON 5.6 S CoCoRaHS 6.91
MO LEBANON 1.3 E CoCoRaHS 6.90
MO POMME DE TERRE DAM COOP 6.89
MO MARSHFIELD 0.9 SE CoCoRaHS 6.89
MO NOEL 3.8 NNE CoCoRaHS 6.88
MO HOUSTON 2.0 S CoCoRaHS 6.85
KS FORT SCOTT 3.7 ENE CoCoRaHS 6.84
MO CASSVILLE 0.5 SW CoCoRaHS 6.75
KS UNIONTOWN COOP 6.69
MO CLEVER 4.0 ENE CoCoRaHS 6.65
MO BUFFALO 1.0 SW CoCoRaHS 6.56
MO GRAVOIS MILLS 3.7 SE CoCoRaHS 6.56
MO AVA 6W COOP 6.54
MO FAIR GROVE 4.7 SSW CoCoRaHS 6.51
MO MONTAUK SP COOP 6.49
KS WALNUT 3 S COOP 6.43
MO HURLEY 3.5 NNE CoCoRaHS 6.40
MO IBERIA 5.6 NE CoCoRaHS 6.40
MO WALNUT GROVE 5.2 SE CoCoRaHS 6.37
MO VERSAILLES 0.2 SE CoCoRaHS 6.34
MO OZARK 1.6 SE CoCoRaHS 6.31
KS PITTSBURG 4.9 WSW CoCoRaHS 6.30
MO BROOKLINE 2.3 NNW CoCoRaHS 6.28
MO MILLER 9.2 WNW CoCoRaHS 6.27
MO WHEATLAND 5.0 SE CoCoRaHS 6.19
MO LOWRY CITY 3.8 ESE CoCoRaHS 6.16
MO MARSHFIELD 1.4 W CoCoRaHS 6.10
MO SELIGMAN 3.0 N CoCoRaHS 6.09
MO BOLIVAR 9.0 N CoCoRaHS 6.08
MO FORSYTH 0.9 S CoCoRaHS 6.03
KS FARLINGTON 0.8 NNE CoCoRaHS 5.95
MO REPUBLIC 0.8 ESE CoCoRaHS 5.93
KS GARLAND 2.7 SW CoCoRaHS 5.89
MO BRANSON 3.8 E CoCoRaHS 5.87
MO STARK CITY 5.5 ENE CoCoRaHS 5.80
MO THAYER 1.9 NNW CoCoRaHS 5.76
MO EMERALD BEACH 3.0 S CoCoRaHS 5.68
MO ANDERSON 3.2 NNW CoCoRaHS 5.65
MO NEOSHO 3.9 WNW CoCoRaHS 5.63
MO LINN CREEK 9.4 SE CoCoRaHS 5.61
MO HARTVILLE 0.5 SSE CoCoRaHS 5.59
MO LINCOLN 0.4 NNE CoCoRaHS 5.44
MO NOEL 3.7 NNW CoCoRaHS 5.42
MO ROUND SPRING COOP 5.26
MO VIENNA 4.3 NNW CoCoRaHS 5.18
MO AVA 0.8 NNW CoCoRaHS 5.09
MO SPRINGFIELD 5.5 SSW CoCoRaHS 4.90
MO CLEVER 3.9 ENE CoCoRaHS 4.60
MO PROTEM CoCoRaHS 4.60
MO SPARTA 6.3 E CoCoRaHS 4.38
MO WEST PLAINS 1.0 W CoCoRaHS 4.23
MO GALENA COOP 4.17
KS MCCUNE 1.6 NW CoCoRaHS 4.06
MO JOPLIN 4.2 SW CoCoRaHS 3.98
MO LAMAR 0.3 ESE CoCoRaHS 3.85
MO WALNUT GROVE 2.8 NNE CoCoRaHS 3.72
MO EL DORADO SPRINGS 12.0 NE CoCoRaHS 3.71
MO NIXA 2.7 SSW CoCoRaHS 3.61
KS FT SCOTT COOP 3.60
MO MILLER 1 E COOP 3.60
MO BRANSON AP COOP 3.56
MO WAYNESVILLE 3.9 NNW CoCoRaHS 3.51
MO CONWAY 5.7 W CoCoRaHS 3.39
MO NEVADA 3.4 NE CoCoRaHS 3.31
KS FORT SCOTT 8.2 SW CoCoRaHS 3.29
MO STRAFFORD 2.4 SSW CoCoRaHS 3.26
MO HORTON COOP 3.20
MO POMONA 2.4 NW CoCoRaHS 2.87
MO BELLE 4.4 SSE CoCoRaHS 2.72
MO MYRTLE 0.3 E CoCoRaHS 2.61
MO EL DORADO SPRINGS 0.9 SSW CoCoRaHS 2.48
KS FORT SCOTT 4.0 ESE CoCoRaHS 2.44
MO HARTVILLE COOP 2.11
MO OSCEOLA 0.3 SW CoCoRaHS 1.80
MO SPRINGFIELD 5.3 SSW CoCoRaHS 1.44
MO MOUNT VERNON 1.3 NNW CoCoRaHS 1.16
KS FORT SCOTT 0.6 SW CoCoRaHS 0.85
MO SALEM 5.9 ESE CoCoRaHS 0.48
MO THEODOSIA 6.2 SW CoCoRaHS 0.18
MO AURORA 2.7 S CoCoRaHS 0.14
MO SPRINGFIELD 4.8 WSW CoCoRaHS 0.08
MO HALLTOWN 5 NW COOP 0.00