... Below normal temperatures and near normal precipitation characterized Kansas City weather in December...


The average temperature at the Kansas City International airport was 28.7 degrees, which was 2.6 degrees below normal. The average high temperature was 40.4 degrees or 0.4 degrees above normal. The average low temperature was 17.1 degrees which was 5.4 degrees below normal. The highest temperature for the month was 66 degrees on the 26th, and this was also a new record for the date. The lowest temperature was three below zero on the 22nd.

Precipitation came in at 1.83 inches for the month, or 0.19 inches above normal. The greatest total in a 24 hour period was 1.34 inches on the 26th - 27th. Snowfall for the month was 6.2 inches, or 1.9 inches above normal. A new daily precipitation record was set on the 27th, with 1.26 inches.

 


 

... Much below normal temperatures and near normal precipitation characterized Saint Joseph weather in December...


At Saint Joseph, the average temperature was 24.8 degrees, which was 5.7 degrees below normal. The average high was 36.0 degrees which was 4.1 degrees below normal. The average low temperature was 13.7 degrees which was 7.1 degrees below normal. The highest temperature was 65 degrees on the 26th, and this was also a new record for the date. The lowest temperature was 11 degrees below zero on the 22nd.

Precipitation at Saint Joseph was 1.68 inches, or 0.24 inches above normal. The greatest total in a 24 hour period was 1.12 inches on the 26th - 27th. The 0.91 inches of precipitation on the 27th was a new record for the date. Snowfall for the month was 5.8 inches, or 2.8 inches above normal.

 


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