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Monthly Climate Summary - October 2015

National Weather Service, Springfield, MO

 
 
 
 
 

 

Monthly Climate Overview

October 2015 was another month with above normal temperatures and below normal precipitation across the Missouri Ozarks and extreme southeast Kansas. The specifics for our 4 ASOS sites are listed below, with more detailed information contained within the links above.

 

 

 
Springfield
Joplin
West Plains
Vichy
Highest Temperature of the Month
85
86
86
84
Average High Temperature
71.1
72.1
71.3
69.5
Lowest Temperature of the Month
33
33
31
34
Average Low Temperature
48.4
48.8
47.8
47.2
Average Mean Temperature
59.7
60.5
59.6
58.4
Depart from Normal
+ 1.9
+ 0.7
+ 2.2
+ 1.8
Rank
36th warmest / 128
39th warmest / 86
13th warmest / 68
26th warmest / 65
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
0
0
0
0
Days with lows of 0 deg F or lower
0
0
0
0
 
 
 
 
 
Precipitation (Inches)
1.51
0.70
1.25
1.84
Depart from Normal
- 2.08
- 3.33
- 2.59
- 1.67
Rank
28th driest / 128
10th driest / 103
17th driest / 68
21st driest / 68
days of 0.01 or greater
8
7
6
7
days of 0.10 or greater
5
1
4
4
days of 0.50 or greater
1
0
0
2
days of 1.00 or greater
0
0
0
0
Monthly Snowfall
0.0
 
 
 
Climate Graphs for October 2015

 

Monthly Climate Maps

October 2015 Precipitation Departure from Normal

 

October 2015 Precipitation Departure from Normal


October 2015 Average Temperature Departure from Normal

October 2015 Average Temperature Departure from Normal

 

Monthly Climate Records

 

List of October 2015 Records
Date
Station
Record
No Records were set in October 2015
 
 
 

 

Monthly Climate Normals

 

Normal Conditions for the Upcoming 3 Months
 Springfield
 
High
Low
Precip.
Snowfall
November
56.7
35.4
4.22
0.7
December
44.9
25.0
3.04
4.9
January
42.9
22.4
2.47
5.4
Joplin 
 
High
Low
Precip.
Snowfall
November
58.9
37.9
3.78
0.4
December
47.0
27.5
2.82
2.8
January
44.9
25.0
2.03
4.7
 
West Plains
 
High
Low
Precip.
 
November
57.0
36.5
4.58
December
46.4
26.0
3.64
January
44.6
23.5
2.72
Vichy
 
High
Low
Precip.
 
November
55.3
35.1
3.87
December
43.0
24.4
2.64
January
40.7
21.5
2.17

 

Precipitation Report

 

 

Monthly Data for October 2015 for Springfield MO NWS CWA
State
Name
Station Type
Total Precipitation
MO NEVADA WTP COOP 2.13
MO WASHBURN 5 W COOP 2.06
MO BOLIVAR 1 NE COOP 2.02
MO BUFFALO COOP 2.00
MO APPLETON CITY COOP 1.96
KS UNIONTOWN COOP 1.95
MO FAIR GROVE 4.7 SSW CoCoRaHS 1.91
MO CONWAY 8.9 SW CoCoRaHS 1.87
KS PITTSBURG COOP 1.82
MO EL DORADO SPRINGS 12.0 NE CoCoRaHS 1.75
MO MARSHFIELD 1.4 W CoCoRaHS 1.72
MO BOLIVAR 2.7 NE CoCoRaHS 1.72
MO ISABELLA COOP 1.72
MO ROLLA UNI OF MISSOURI COOP 1.71
MO BOLIVAR 1.0 ENE CoCoRaHS 1.70
MO ROLLA 8.2 SSE CoCoRaHS 1.70
KS FORT SCOTT 3.7 ENE CoCoRaHS 1.69
MO FAIR PLAY 1.3 E CoCoRaHS 1.67
MO LEBANON 7.5 WNW CoCoRaHS 1.65
MO AVA 6W COOP 1.65
MO ROLLA 6.4 SE CoCoRaHS 1.65
MO ROLLA 1.3 NE CoCoRaHS 1.64
MO TABLE ROCK DAM COOP 1.63
MO BUFFALO 1.0 SW CoCoRaHS 1.61
MO WILLARD 2.6 W CoCoRaHS 1.61
MO MARSHFIELD 2E COOP 1.59
MO ANDERSON 3W COOP 1.59
MO NEVADA 0.2 W CoCoRaHS 1.58
MO PROTEM 4 NE COOP 1.57
MO BOLIVAR 2.7 E CoCoRaHS 1.55
MO EDGAR SPRINGS 2.2 SSW CoCoRaHS 1.54
MO HOUSTON 0.3 SE CoCoRaHS 1.54
MO SPRINGFIELD 4.0 SW CoCoRaHS 1.53
MO LOWRY CITY 3.8 ESE CoCoRaHS 1.53
MO NEVADA 3.4 NE CoCoRaHS 1.51
MO BATTLEFIELD 3.3 E CoCoRaHS 1.50
KS COLUMBUS COOP 1.48
MO GOLDEN 1.7 NE CoCoRaHS 1.48
MO CASSVILLE 4.8 SSE CoCoRaHS 1.48
MO TECUMSEH COOP 1.48
MO UMBER VIEW HEIGHTS 0.1 WSW CoCoRaHS 1.46
MO DORA 1N COOP 1.46
MO STOCKTON 2.5 NNE CoCoRaHS 1.45
MO SELIGMAN 3.0 N CoCoRaHS 1.44
MO ST. JAMES 1.2 SE CoCoRaHS 1.44
MO WINONA FOREST RS COOP 1.44
MO IBERIA COOP 1.43
MO COLE CAMP 3NW COOP 1.43
MO LICKING 4N COOP 1.43
MO ROLLA 0.9 SE CoCoRaHS 1.43
MO MILLER 1 E COOP 1.40
MO FLEMINGTON COOP 1.39
MO ROUND SPRING COOP 1.39
MO HOUSTON 4.5 WSW CoCoRaHS 1.39
MO SPRINGFIELD WFO COOP 1.38
MO HAZELGREEN 1 W COOP 1.38
MO MONTAUK SP COOP 1.38
MO GALENA COOP 1.37
MO SPRINGFIELD 5.5 SSW CoCoRaHS 1.37
MO MARSHFIELD 3.6 S CoCoRaHS 1.37
MO BELLE 4.4 SSE CoCoRaHS 1.36
MO MANSFIELD COOP 1.34
MO GOODSON 0.5 NNW CoCoRaHS 1.33
MO VICHY ROLLA NATIONAL AP WBAN 1.33
MO NEOSHO COOP 1.32
MO WILLARD 5.8 NNE CoCoRaHS 1.32
MO WEST PLAINS 8.3 NNE CoCoRaHS 1.32
MO ROLLA 1.3 S CoCoRaHS 1.32
MO EMERALD BEACH 3.0 S CoCoRaHS 1.31
MO ASH GROVE 4S COOP 1.31
MO LEBANON 2.4 SE CoCoRaHS 1.30
MO LEBANON 0.6 N CoCoRaHS 1.30
MO JERICO SPRINGS 3 S COOP 1.30
MO FORSYTH 0.9 S CoCoRaHS 1.29
MO BRUMLEY 5.6 SW CoCoRaHS 1.29
MO NEWBURG 9.6 SSW CoCoRaHS 1.29
MO SPRINGFIELD 0.7 ENE CoCoRaHS 1.28
MO HOUSTON 4.5 ESE CoCoRaHS 1.28
MO EMINENCE 1 N COOP 1.28
MO BRANSON AP COOP 1.27
MO SPRINGFIELD RGNL AP WBAN 1.27
MO ALTON 1.7 NNW CoCoRaHS 1.26
KS FT SCOTT COOP 1.26
MO AURORA 2.7 S CoCoRaHS 1.26
MO GAINESVILLE 6.2 ENE CoCoRaHS 1.26
MO CASSVILLE 0.5 SW CoCoRaHS 1.25
MO EL DORADO SPRINGS 0.6 NNW CoCoRaHS 1.25
MO SPRINGFIELD 4.9 SE CoCoRaHS 1.24
MO MILLER 6.2 WNW CoCoRaHS 1.23
MO HOUSTON 6.3 ESE CoCoRaHS 1.23
MO LOCKWOOD COOP 1.22
MO MOUNTAIN VIEW 7.0 NE CoCoRaHS 1.21
MO OSCEOLA 0.3 SW CoCoRaHS 1.20
MO WEST PLAINS 10.6 S CoCoRaHS 1.19
MO BOLIVAR 9.0 N CoCoRaHS 1.19
MO MOUNTAIN GROVE 14.0 S CoCoRaHS 1.19
MO MOUNTAIN VIEW 7.9 W CoCoRaHS 1.19
MO BROOKLINE 2.3 NNW CoCoRaHS 1.18
MO NOEL 3.7 NNW CoCoRaHS 1.18
MO WALNUT GROVE 5.2 SE CoCoRaHS 1.18
MO WHEATLAND 2.7 S CoCoRaHS 1.16
MO ROLLA 3.0 WSW CoCoRaHS 1.16
MO ANDERSON 6.8 W CoCoRaHS 1.15
MO FT LEONARD WOOD COOP 1.15
KS DEVON 0.1 SE CoCoRaHS 1.14
KS FORT SCOTT 9.3 NNE CoCoRaHS 1.13
MO ALDRICH 5.0 ESE CoCoRaHS 1.13
MO RAYMONDVILLE 3.5 SE CoCoRaHS 1.13
MO WEST PLAINS 2.2 NNW CoCoRaHS 1.11
MO NOEL 3.8 NNE CoCoRaHS 1.10
MO JOPLIN 24 N WBAN 1.10
MO WEST PLAINS 1.0 W CoCoRaHS 1.10
MO FORT LEONARD WOOD 5.4 SE CoCoRaHS 1.10
KS PITTSBURG 0.7 WSW CoCoRaHS 1.09
MO ISABELLA 2.0 NNW CoCoRaHS 1.08
MO EMERALD BEACH 5.5 E CoCoRaHS 1.08
MO MONETT 1.8 N CoCoRaHS 1.08
MO HOUSTON COOP 1.08
MO WEST PLAINS MUNI AP WBAN 1.07
MO WEST PLAINS 1.3 SE CoCoRaHS 1.07
MO SALEM 10 W WBAN 1.07
MO VIENNA 4.3 NNW CoCoRaHS 1.07
KS FORT SCOTT 0.6 SW CoCoRaHS 1.06
MO BRANSON 3.8 E CoCoRaHS 1.04
MO HOLLISTER 3.8 SW CoCoRaHS 1.04
MO ELDON COOP 1.04
MO MOUNTAIN VIEW 2.7 SSW CoCoRaHS 1.04
MO STOCKTON 0.2 NW CoCoRaHS 1.02
MO ANDERSON 3.2 NNW CoCoRaHS 1.01
KS PITTSBURG 4.9 WSW CoCoRaHS 1.01
MO ELDORADO SPRINGS COOP 1.00
MO MORRISVILLE 2SW COOP 0.98
MO PURDY 4.8 SSW CoCoRaHS 0.98
MO WAYNESVILLE 2 W COOP 0.97
MO LAMAR 0.3 ESE CoCoRaHS 0.97
MO LINCOLN 0.4 NNE CoCoRaHS 0.97
KS CHEROKEE 0.3 N CoCoRaHS 0.96
MO AVA 6.0 NW CoCoRaHS 0.96
MO ROLLA 6.4 NNW CoCoRaHS 0.95
MO MILLER 9.2 WNW CoCoRaHS 0.94
MO CONWAY 5.7 W CoCoRaHS 0.94
MO SALEM 14.9 E CoCoRaHS 0.93
MO SHELL KNOB 5.6 ESE CoCoRaHS 0.92
MO OZARK 1.6 SE CoCoRaHS 0.90
MO NEOSHO 3.9 WNW CoCoRaHS 0.90
MO MOUNT VERNON 0.2 E CoCoRaHS 0.90
MO ELDON 3.8 NW CoCoRaHS 0.89
MO STOCKTON DAM COOP 0.88
MO DUNNEGAN 2.4 NNW CoCoRaHS 0.88
MO DORA 2.6 NNW CoCoRaHS 0.88
MO WAYNESVILLE 3.9 NNW CoCoRaHS 0.87
MO BIRCH TREE 10.1 SSW CoCoRaHS 0.87
MO AVA 0.8 NNW CoCoRaHS 0.86
KS FORT SCOTT 8.2 SW CoCoRaHS 0.84
MO MARSHFIELD 0.9 SE CoCoRaHS 0.84
MO CLEVER 3.9 ENE CoCoRaHS 0.83
MO POMME DE TERRE DAM COOP 0.82
MO SALEM 1.8 NW CoCoRaHS 0.82
MO STARK CITY 5.5 ENE CoCoRaHS 0.81
MO POTTERSVILLE 0.7 NNW CoCoRaHS 0.81
MO KIMBERLING CITY 1.5 WNW CoCoRaHS 0.80
MO DIAMOND 2 W COOP 0.77
MO EMINENCE 0.1 SSE CoCoRaHS 0.76
KS GARLAND 2.7 SW CoCoRaHS 0.76
MO WHEATLAND 5.0 SE CoCoRaHS 0.76
MO SPRINGFIELD 5.3 SSW CoCoRaHS 0.75
MO MOUNTAIN GROVE 13.0 NNW CoCoRaHS 0.75
MO THAYER 1.9 NNW CoCoRaHS 0.74
MO MOUNT VERNON 1.3 NNW CoCoRaHS 0.74
MO LEBANON 1.3 E CoCoRaHS 0.72
MO CLEVER 4.0 ENE CoCoRaHS 0.71
MO STOCKTON 5.6 S CoCoRaHS 0.71
MO WALNUT GROVE 2.8 NNE CoCoRaHS 0.71
MO HOUSTON 2.0 S CoCoRaHS 0.71
MO NIXA 2.7 SSW CoCoRaHS 0.70
MO CARTHAGE 1.5 S CoCoRaHS 0.70
MO LIBERAL 0.7 SSE CoCoRaHS 0.69
MO SHOAL CREEK ESTATES 0.2 SE CoCoRaHS 0.68
MO JOPLIN REGIONAL AIRPORT WBAN 0.65
MO GOLDEN CITY 6 S COOP 0.65
KS MCCUNE 1.6 NW CoCoRaHS 0.63
MO VERSAILLES 0.2 SE CoCoRaHS 0.63
MO HARTVILLE 0.5 SSE CoCoRaHS 0.63
MO CARTHAGE 0.8 S CoCoRaHS 0.60
MO CARTHAGE 3.8 SW CoCoRaHS 0.60
MO MANSFIELD 3.7 SSE CoCoRaHS 0.60
MO HERMITAGE 0.5 ESE CoCoRaHS 0.59
MO IBERIA 5.6 NE CoCoRaHS 0.58
MO SALEM 4.3 S CoCoRaHS 0.58
MO MTN GROVE 2 N COOP 0.55
KS GIRARD COOP 0.54
MO VERSAILLES COOP 0.51
MO SPRINGFIELD 5.2 SW CoCoRaHS 0.50
MO STRAFFORD 2.4 SSW CoCoRaHS 0.49
MO MANSFIELD 5.4 NNE CoCoRaHS 0.49
MO JOPLIN 4.2 SW CoCoRaHS 0.43
MO VERONA 4.0 WNW CoCoRaHS 0.42
MO ROLLA 8.1 S CoCoRaHS 0.42
MO SPARTA 6.3 E CoCoRaHS 0.41
MO PROTEM CoCoRaHS 0.40
KS FARLINGTON 0.8 NNE CoCoRaHS 0.39
MO SPRINGFIELD 4.8 WSW CoCoRaHS 0.36
MO RICHLAND 3.6 NNE CoCoRaHS 0.35
MO LAURIE 4.2 SSW CoCoRaHS 0.35
MO GREENFIELD 0.8 SSW CoCoRaHS 0.33
MO LAKESIDE COOP 0.31
MO IRON GATES 0.9 S CoCoRaHS 0.28
MO GRAVOIS MILLS 3.7 SE CoCoRaHS 0.25
MO JOPLIN 5.2 SSW CoCoRaHS 0.25
MO LINN CREEK 9.4 SE CoCoRaHS 0.21
MO HOLLISTER 3.5 SW CoCoRaHS 0.18
MO HURLEY 3.5 NNE CoCoRaHS 0.15
MO MYRTLE 0.3 E CoCoRaHS 0.14
MO CARL JUNCTION 3.4 WSW CoCoRaHS 0.10
KS WALNUT 3 S COOP 0.08
MO CONWAY 9.0 E CoCoRaHS 0.00
MO HALLTOWN 5 NW COOP 0.00