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Fire Weather in the West; Strong to Severe Storms in Southern Mid-Atlantic; Tropics off Florida and Southeast

Critical fire weather conditions will continue across the Inter-mountain West through the upcoming weekend, as Red Flag Warnings and Fire Weather Watches are in effect. Meanwhile, strong to severe storms w/ damaging winds and heavy rain likely in North Carolina and southern Virginia. Finally, the National Hurricane Center is monitoring a broad area of low pressure in the Bahamas for development. Read More >

May 2019 was a month with well above normal precipitation for much of the area including some records and in the top 3 wettest. Temperatures were mostly above normal with the exception being far western Missouri and extreme southeast Kansas which had some of the highest precipitation totals.

May 20th-22nd Tornadoes and Flooding

Climate Graphs

 

Springfield Temperature Plot for May 2019
Springfield Precipitation Plot for May 2019
Joplin Temperature Plot for May 2019
Joplin Precipitation Plot for May 2019
West Plains Temperature Plot for May 2019
West Plains Precipitation Plot for May 2019
Vichy Temperature Plot for May 2019
Vichy Precipitation Plot for May 2019

Monthly Climate Maps

May 2019 Precipitation Departure from Normal

May 2019 Precipitation Departure from Normal


May 2019 Average Temperature Departure from Normal

May 2019 Average Temperature Departure from Normal

Monthly Climate Normals

Normal Conditions for the Upcoming 3 Months
 Springfield
 
High
Low
Precip.
Snowfall
June
83.8
63.1
4.85
0.0
July
88.8
67.6
3.68
0.0
August
89.0
66.6
3.55
0.0
Joplin 
 
High
Low
Precip.
Snowfall
June
85.8
65.1
5.86
0.0
July
90.6
69.9
3.81
0.0
August
91.0
68.4
3.35
0.0
West Plains
 
High
Low
Precip.
June
84.2
63.2
4.02
July
89.5
66.6
3.55
August
89.4
65.0
3.23
Vichy
 
High
Low
Precip.
June
82.6
62.1
4.63
July
88.1
66.5
4.44
August
87.6
65.0
3.67