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Monthly Climate Summary - September 2015

National Weather Service, Springfield, MO

Monthly Climate Overview

September 2015 was one of the warmer and most dry Septembers on record. It was very dry across the eastern Ozarks, with both Vichy and West Plains in the top 10 driest on record.

Below are the specifics for our 4 automated climate stations. Click on the tabs above for additional information on the climate this month.

Springfield
Joplin
West Plains
Vichy
Highest Temperature of the Month
92
93
92
94
Average High Temperature
82.9
83.6
82.2
83.4
Lowest Temperature of the Month
49
48
44
42
Average Low Temperature
62.9
63.2
58.8
60.0
Average Mean Temperature
72.9
73.4
70.5
71.7
Depart from Normal
+ 3.9
+ 2.6
+ 1.6
+ 4.1
Rank
16th warmest / 128
12th warmest / 86
18th warmest / 68
10th warmest / 68
Days with highs of 90 degrees or warmer
5
5
2
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)
4.05
1.12
0.97
0.82
Depart from Normal
- 0.56
- 3.83
- 3.12
- 3.22
Rank
55th driest / 128
12th driest / 103
9th driest / 68
6th driest / 71
days of 0.01 or greater
5
6
3
6
days of 0.10 or greater
3
3
2
2
days of 0.50 or greater
3
1
0
0
days of 1.00 or greater
2
0
0
0
Monthly Snowfall
0.0

Monthly Climate Maps

September 2015 Precipitation Departure from Normal

September 2015 Precipitation Departure from Normal


September 2015 Average Temperature Departure from Normal

September 2015 Average Temperature Departure from Normal

Monthly Climate Records

List of September 2015 Records
Date
Station
Record
September 12th
Vichy/Rolla
Record low of 44 degrees tied the previous record set in 1902.

Monthly Climate Normals

Normal Conditions for the Upcoming 3 Months
 Springfield
 
High
Low
Precip.
Snowfall
October
69.0
46.5
3.59
0.0
November
56.7
35.4
4.22
0.7
December
44.9
25.0
3.04
4.9
Joplin 
 
High
Low
Precip.
Snowfall
October
71.3
48.3
4.03
0.0
November
58.9
37.9
3.78
0.4
December
47.0
27.5
2.82
2.8
 
West Plains
 
High
Low
Precip.
October
69.6
45.1
3.84
November
57.0
36.5
4.58
December
46.4
26.0
3.64
Vichy
 
High
Low
Precip.
October
67.4
45.8
3.51
November
55.3
35.1
3.87
December
43.0
24.4
2.64

Precipitation Report

Monthly Data for September 2015 for Springfield MO NWS CWA
State
Name
Station Type
Total Precipitation
MO CASSVILLE 4.8 SSE CoCoRaHS 5.90
MO MYRTLE 0.3 E CoCoRaHS 5.26
MO APPLETON CITY COOP 4.98
MO SPRINGFIELD WFO COOP 4.93
MO BRANSON 3.8 E CoCoRaHS 4.60
MO BRANSON AP COOP 4.49
MO WHEATLAND 5.0 SE CoCoRaHS 4.37
MO HOLLISTER 3.8 SW CoCoRaHS 4.36
MO POMME DE TERRE DAM COOP 4.09
MO WHEATLAND 2.7 S CoCoRaHS 4.07
MO LIBERAL 0.7 SSE CoCoRaHS 4.06
MO SPRINGFIELD RGNL AP WBAN 4.05
MO BOLIVAR 9.0 N CoCoRaHS 4.02
MO BOLIVAR 2.7 E CoCoRaHS 3.91
MO HERMITAGE 0.5 ESE CoCoRaHS 3.90
MO BROOKLINE 2.3 NNW CoCoRaHS 3.88
MO WASHBURN 5 W COOP 3.87
MO MOUNT VERNON 0.2 E CoCoRaHS 3.83
MO BOLIVAR 1.0 ENE CoCoRaHS 3.81
MO BOLIVAR 1 NE COOP 3.79
MO SELIGMAN 3.0 N CoCoRaHS 3.79
MO FAIR PLAY 1.3 E CoCoRaHS 3.69
MO HOLLISTER 3.5 SW CoCoRaHS 3.64
MO MILLER 1 E COOP 3.54
MO GOLDEN CITY 6 S COOP 3.53
MO WALNUT GROVE 2.8 NNE CoCoRaHS 3.47
MO HORTON COOP 3.42
MO FLEMINGTON COOP 3.36
MO GREENFIELD 0.8 SSW CoCoRaHS 3.36
KS WALNUT 3 S COOP 3.34
MO LOCKWOOD COOP 3.30
MO ALDRICH 5.0 ESE CoCoRaHS 3.24
MO BOLIVAR 2.7 NE CoCoRaHS 3.21
KS PITTSBURG 4.9 WSW CoCoRaHS 3.19
KS GARLAND 2.7 SW CoCoRaHS 3.18
KS PITTSBURG 0.7 WSW CoCoRaHS 3.12
MO ISABELLA COOP 3.06
MO HALLTOWN 5 NW COOP 3.05
MO BUFFALO COOP 3.00
MO MONETT WBAN 2.98
MO EL DORADO SPRINGS 12.0 NE CoCoRaHS 2.93
MO TECUMSEH COOP 2.91
MO MILLER 6.2 WNW CoCoRaHS 2.89
MO CONWAY 5.7 W CoCoRaHS 2.87
KS GIRARD COOP 2.86
MO MILLER 9.2 WNW CoCoRaHS 2.85
MO IRON GATES 0.9 S CoCoRaHS 2.83
MO PROTEM CoCoRaHS 2.82
MO GOLDEN 1.7 NE CoCoRaHS 2.82
KS PITTSBURG COOP 2.81
MO WILLARD 2.6 W CoCoRaHS 2.79
MO PROTEM 4 NE COOP 2.78
MO MORRISVILLE 2SW COOP 2.77
MO SPRINGFIELD 4.8 WSW CoCoRaHS 2.76
MO DUNNEGAN 2.4 NNW CoCoRaHS 2.76
MO MOUNT VERNON 1.3 NNW CoCoRaHS 2.72
KS MCCUNE 1.6 NW CoCoRaHS 2.70
MO UMBER VIEW HEIGHTS 0.1 WSW CoCoRaHS 2.68
MO VERONA 4.0 WNW CoCoRaHS 2.67
MO MARSHFIELD 1.4 W CoCoRaHS 2.64
MO JOPLIN 24 N WBAN 2.59
MO BATTLEFIELD 3.3 E CoCoRaHS 2.58
MO CASSVILLE 0.5 SW CoCoRaHS 2.57
MO NEOSHO COOP 2.55
KS CHEROKEE 0.3 N CoCoRaHS 2.55
KS FORT SCOTT 3.7 ENE CoCoRaHS 2.54
MO PURDY 4.8 SSW CoCoRaHS 2.54
MO NOEL 3.7 NNW CoCoRaHS 2.52
MO SPRINGFIELD 4.0 SW CoCoRaHS 2.50
MO ISABELLA 2.0 NNW CoCoRaHS 2.50
MO TABLE ROCK DAM COOP 2.48
MO SPRINGFIELD 0.7 ENE CoCoRaHS 2.47
MO LOWRY CITY 3.8 ESE CoCoRaHS 2.43
MO EL DORADO SPRINGS 0.6 NNW CoCoRaHS 2.42
MO ASH GROVE 4S COOP 2.40
MO BUFFALO 1.0 SW CoCoRaHS 2.38
MO ANDERSON 6.8 W CoCoRaHS 2.36
MO LINCOLN 0.4 NNE CoCoRaHS 2.35
MO JERICO SPRINGS 3 S COOP 2.35
MO STOCKTON 5.6 S CoCoRaHS 2.30
MO GOODSON 0.5 NNW CoCoRaHS 2.27
MO WALNUT GROVE 5.2 SE CoCoRaHS 2.24
MO OSCEOLA 0.3 SW CoCoRaHS 2.24
MO ELDORADO SPRINGS COOP 2.23
MO SPRINGFIELD 4.9 SE CoCoRaHS 2.20
MO MOUNTAIN GROVE 14.0 S CoCoRaHS 2.18
MO SPRINGFIELD 5.3 SSW CoCoRaHS 2.17
MO GALENA COOP 2.15
MO SPRINGFIELD 5.5 SSW CoCoRaHS 2.15
MO WILLARD 5.8 NNE CoCoRaHS 2.15
MO STARK CITY 5.5 ENE CoCoRaHS 2.13
MO NOEL 3.8 NNE CoCoRaHS 2.12
MO MARSHFIELD 2E COOP 2.11
MO CARTHAGE 1.5 S CoCoRaHS 2.10
MO WINONA FOREST RS COOP 2.10
MO SALEM 4.3 S CoCoRaHS 2.06
MO FORSYTH 0.9 S CoCoRaHS 2.05
MO STOCKTON 2.5 NNE CoCoRaHS 2.04
KS COLUMBUS COOP 2.03
MO SHOAL CREEK ESTATES 0.2 SE CoCoRaHS 2.01
KS FORT SCOTT 8.2 SW CoCoRaHS 2.01
MO STOCKTON 0.2 NW CoCoRaHS 2.01
KS FORT SCOTT 9.3 NNE CoCoRaHS 1.99
MO WEST PLAINS 2.2 NNW CoCoRaHS 1.97
MO DIAMOND 2 W COOP 1.95
MO ANDERSON 3W COOP 1.95
MO LAKESIDE COOP 1.95
MO HOUSTON 4.5 WSW CoCoRaHS 1.92
MO ANDERSON 3.2 NNW CoCoRaHS 1.91
MO SPRINGFIELD 5.2 SW CoCoRaHS 1.89
MO FAIR GROVE 4.7 SSW CoCoRaHS 1.88
MO COLE CAMP 3NW COOP 1.84
MO CARTHAGE 0.8 S CoCoRaHS 1.83
MO SHELL KNOB 5.6 ESE CoCoRaHS 1.79
MO MOUNTAIN VIEW 7.9 W CoCoRaHS 1.79
MO MARSHFIELD 0.9 SE CoCoRaHS 1.76
MO CARTHAGE 3.8 SW CoCoRaHS 1.73
MO NIXA 2.7 SSW CoCoRaHS 1.73
KS FT SCOTT COOP 1.72
MO CONWAY 8.9 SW CoCoRaHS 1.72
MO GAINESVILLE 6.2 ENE CoCoRaHS 1.71
MO HALLTOWN 1.6 SSE CoCoRaHS 1.70
MO NEOSHO 3.9 WNW CoCoRaHS 1.69
MO ALTON 1.7 NNW CoCoRaHS 1.68
MO BIRCH TREE 10.1 SSW CoCoRaHS 1.67
MO SALEM 10 W WBAN 1.66
KS UNIONTOWN COOP 1.65
MO LAMAR 0.3 ESE CoCoRaHS 1.65
MO NEVADA 3.4 NE CoCoRaHS 1.64
MO AVA 12 SW COOP 1.63
MO NEVADA 0.2 W CoCoRaHS 1.62
MO MONTAUK SP COOP 1.60
MO HURLEY 3.5 NNE CoCoRaHS 1.55
MO OZARK 1.6 SE CoCoRaHS 1.54
MO LEBANON 2.4 SE CoCoRaHS 1.54
MO WEST PLAINS 1.0 W CoCoRaHS 1.54
MO VERSAILLES 0.2 SE CoCoRaHS 1.53
MO EMERALD BEACH 3.0 S CoCoRaHS 1.53
KS DEVON 0.1 SE CoCoRaHS 1.51
KS UNIONTOWN 4.7 WSW CoCoRaHS 1.50
MO MARSHFIELD 3.6 S CoCoRaHS 1.50
MO ELDON COOP 1.50
MO LAURIE 4.2 SSW CoCoRaHS 1.48
MO MANSFIELD 3.7 SSE CoCoRaHS 1.47
MO AVA 0.8 NNW CoCoRaHS 1.47
MO SPARTA 6.3 E CoCoRaHS 1.45
MO DORA 1N COOP 1.44
MO AVA 6.0 NW CoCoRaHS 1.44
MO KIMBERLING CITY 1.5 WNW CoCoRaHS 1.40
MO JOPLIN 4.2 SW CoCoRaHS 1.39
MO MTN GROVE 2 N COOP 1.39
MO WEST PLAINS 1.3 SE CoCoRaHS 1.39
MO STOCKTON DAM COOP 1.38
MO HOUSTON 2.0 S CoCoRaHS 1.29
MO CARL JUNCTION 3.4 WSW CoCoRaHS 1.27
MO MOUNTAIN VIEW 7.0 NE CoCoRaHS 1.19
MO HOUSTON COOP 1.18
MO CLEVER 4.0 ENE CoCoRaHS 1.17
MO SALEM 14.9 E CoCoRaHS 1.17
MO POTTERSVILLE 0.7 NNW CoCoRaHS 1.17
MO DORA 2.6 NNW CoCoRaHS 1.15
MO LEBANON 1.3 E CoCoRaHS 1.13
MO SALEM 1.8 NW CoCoRaHS 1.13
MO EDGAR SPRINGS 2.2 SSW CoCoRaHS 1.13
MO HOUSTON 0.3 SE CoCoRaHS 1.13
MO JOPLIN REGIONAL AIRPORT WBAN 1.12
MO WEST PLAINS 10.6 S CoCoRaHS 1.12
MO SALEM COOP 1.11
MO IBERIA COOP 1.10
MO MANSFIELD COOP 1.09
MO LICKING 4N COOP 1.07
MO SARCOXIE 1.0 W CoCoRaHS 1.06
MO HAZELGREEN 1 W COOP 1.05
MO MOUNTAIN GROVE 13.0 NNW CoCoRaHS 1.04
MO ROUND SPRING COOP 1.04
MO IBERIA 5.6 NE CoCoRaHS 1.03
MO EMINENCE 0.1 SSE CoCoRaHS 1.02
MO LEBANON 2 W COOP 1.00
MO WEST PLAINS MUNI AP WBAN 0.97
MO HOUSTON 4.5 ESE CoCoRaHS 0.95
MO BRUMLEY 5.6 SW CoCoRaHS 0.93
MO LEBANON 7.5 WNW CoCoRaHS 0.90
MO FT LEONARD WOOD COOP 0.89
MO WAYNESVILLE 2 W COOP 0.83
MO WEST PLAINS 8.3 NNE CoCoRaHS 0.83
MO VICHY ROLLA NATIONAL AP WBAN 0.82
MO NEVADA WTP COOP 0.80
MO RICHLAND 3.6 NNE CoCoRaHS 0.78
MO LEBANON 0.6 N CoCoRaHS 0.76
MO FORT LEONARD WOOD 5.4 SE CoCoRaHS 0.76
MO POMONA 2.4 NW CoCoRaHS 0.75
MO ROLLA 3.0 WSW CoCoRaHS 0.72
MO REPUBLIC 0.8 ESE CoCoRaHS 0.69
MO LINN CREEK 9.4 SE CoCoRaHS 0.68
MO ST. JAMES 1.2 SE CoCoRaHS 0.68
MO RAYMONDVILLE 3.5 SE CoCoRaHS 0.65
MO ROLLA 0.9 SE CoCoRaHS 0.64
MO EMINENCE 1 N COOP 0.64
MO CONWAY 9.0 E CoCoRaHS 0.63
MO NEWBURG 9.6 SSW CoCoRaHS 0.63
MO CLEVER 3.9 ENE CoCoRaHS 0.62
MO ROLLA 1.3 S CoCoRaHS 0.60
MO HARTVILLE 0.5 SSE CoCoRaHS 0.58
MO ROLLA UNI OF MISSOURI COOP 0.58
MO WAYNESVILLE 3.9 NNW CoCoRaHS 0.49
MO ROLLA 6.4 SE CoCoRaHS 0.48
MO ROLLA 8.1 S CoCoRaHS 0.47
MO VIENNA 4.3 NNW CoCoRaHS 0.47
MO ROLLA 6.4 NNW CoCoRaHS 0.47
MO ROLLA 8.2 SSE CoCoRaHS 0.46
KS FORT SCOTT 0.6 SW CoCoRaHS 0.35
MO HARTVILLE COOP 0.31
MO STRAFFORD 2.4 SSW CoCoRaHS 0.25
MO ROLLA 1.3 NE CoCoRaHS 0.18
MO MOUNTAIN VIEW 2.7 SSW CoCoRaHS 0.13
MO EMERALD BEACH 5.5 E CoCoRaHS 0.12
MO HOUSTON 6.3 ESE CoCoRaHS 0.12
MO MONETT 1.8 N CoCoRaHS 0.04
MO ELDON 3.8 NW CoCoRaHS 0.03
MO THAYER 1.9 NNW CoCoRaHS 0.02
MO BELLE 4.4 SSE CoCoRaHS 0.02
KS FARLINGTON 0.8 NNE CoCoRaHS T
MO AVA 6W COOP 0.00
MO HARTVILLE 0.9 WSW CoCoRaHS 0.00
MO HARTVILLE 0.8 WSW CoCoRaHS 0.00
MO GRAVOIS MILLS 3.7 SE CoCoRaHS 0.00
MO AURORA 2.7 S CoCoRaHS 0.00
MO ROLLA 3.3 WSW CoCoRaHS 0.00