Autumn 2009 temperatures were near average in Kansas City, with below average precipitation

The average temperature at the Kansas City International Airport for the autumn 2009 season (September-November) was 55.8 degrees, which is 0.1 degrees below the 30-year average. Based on the longer term historical 120 year record from various Kansas City observation points, autumn 2009 was the 37th coolest on record. The average high temperature for the season was 64.8 degrees, which is 1.4 degrees below normal, while the average low temperature was 46.8 degrees, which is 1.3 degrees above normal. The highest temperature of season was 86 degrees recorded on September 27th, and the lowest temperature of 24 degrees occurred on November 30th.

The total precipitation at the Kansas City International Airport for the autumn 2009 season (September-November) was 7.93 inches, which is 2.34 inches below the 30-year average. This would rank autumn 2009 as the 53rd driest fall season in the longer term 120 year record in Kansas City. Snowfall was measured at 1.2 inches, which is 0.4 inches below the 30-year average of 1.6 inches for the autumn season.

Autumn 2009 Kansas City graph
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL MO
735 AM CST TUE DEC 1 2009

.........................................................................................................

...THE KANSAS CITY INTERNATIONAL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
9/1/2009 TO 11/30/2009...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1971 TO 2000
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 TO 2009

WEATHER         OBSERVED                  NORMAL  DEPART    LAST YEAR`S
                                 VALUE   DATE(S)      VALUE      FROM              VALUE  DATE(S)
                                                                                       NORMAL
........................................................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
HIGH                      109        09/03/1947
LOW                            1       11/08/1991
                                              11/28/1976
HIGHEST                  86              09/27         93              -7                    92    09/01
LOWEST                   24              11/30         16               8                    14    11/21
AVG. MAXIMUM     64.8                                66.2           -1.4                64.7
AVG. MINIMUM      46.8                                45.5            1.3                45.5
MEAN                      55.8                                55.9          -0.1                55.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                   4.0            -4.0                   1
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                   2.0            -2.0                   1
DAYS MIN <= 32       5                                 16.0         -11.0                 18
DAYS MIN <= 0         0                                   0.0             0.0                   0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
MAXIMUM              22.08         1914
MINIMUM                 2.16         1891
TOTALS                   7.93                            10.27           -2.34                15.42
DAILY AVG.             0.09                              0.11           -0.02                   0.17
DAYS >= .01            29                                24.0               5.0                     29
DAYS >= .10            17                                16.0               1.0                     18
DAYS >= .50             8                                   7.0                1.0                     10
DAYS >= 1.00           0                                  3.0               -3.0                       4
GREATEST
24 HR. TOTAL    1.00   11/16 TO 11/17
                                         10/21 TO 10/22

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
TOTAL                       13.2   1898
TOTALS                      1.2                             1.6                 -0.4                   0.9
SINCE 7/1                  1.2                             1.6                 -0.4                   0.9
DAYS >= TRACE        2                               1.0                  1.0                      3
DAYS >= 1.0               1                                0.0                  1.0                      0
GREATEST
SNOW DEPTH         1   11/17
24 HR TOTAL        1.2   11/17 TO 11/17

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      924                             995                -71                 1012
COOLING TOTAL     102                             163                -61                   132
.................................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/230    DATE  10/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    41/220    DATE  10/30

SKY COVER

NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR                 16
NUMBER OF DAYS PC                    45
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         30

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     74

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              8     MIXED PRECIP                    0
HEAVY RAIN                         4     RAIN                                     14
LIGHT RAIN                        43     FREEZING RAIN                  0
LT FREEZING RAIN            0     HAIL                                        0
HEAVY SNOW                      0     SNOW                                    1
LIGHT SNOW                       2     SLEET                                    1
FOG                                      53     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                                    28

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.


Autumn 2009 temperatures were below average in St Joseph, with near average precipitation

The average temperature at St Joseph Rosecrans Memorial airport for the autumn 2009 season (September-November) was 53.6 degrees, which is 2.0 degrees below the 30-year average. Based on the longer term historical 110 year record from various St Joseph observation points, autumn 2009 was the 11th coolest on record. The average high temperature for the season was 64.2 degrees, which is 3.7 degrees below normal, while the average low temperature was 43.1 degrees, which is 0.1 degrees below normal. The highest temperature of the season was 85 degrees recorded on September 27th, and the lowest temperature of 22 degrees occurred on November 30th.

The total precipitation at St Joseph Rosecrans Memorial airport for the autumn 2009 season (September-November) was 9.21 inches, which is 0.14 inches below the 30-year average. This would rank autumn 2009 as the 43rd wettest fall season in the longer term 110 year record in St Joseph. A rainfall record was set on October 22nd, where 0.91 inches eclipsed the previous record of 0.84 inches set in 2008. Snowfall was measured at a trace, which is 1.0 inch below the 30-year average for the autumn season.

 St Joseph Autumn 2009 graph
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 CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL MO
735 AM CST TUE DEC 1 2009

...............................................................................................................

...THE ST. JOSEPH CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
9/1/2009 TO 11/30/2009...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1971 TO 2000
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 TO 2009

WEATHER         OBSERVED               NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                                  VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE      FROM           VALUE    DATE(S)
                                                                                    NORMAL
..............................................................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
HIGH                           107   09/03/1947
LOW                               -5   11/08/1991
HIGHEST                      85   09/27            92                -7                   88    09/01
LOWEST                       22   11/30            15                 7                   10    11/21
AVG. MAXIMUM          64.2                     67.9             -3.7                 65.1
AVG. MINIMUM           43.1                     43.2             -0.1                42.2
MEAN                          53.6                     55.6              -2.0                53.6
DAYS MAX >= 90           0                         4.0              -4.0                   0
DAYS MAX <= 32           0                         1.0              -1.0                   0
DAYS MIN <= 32          17                       21.0             -4.0                  23
DAYS MIN <= 0              0                          0.0              0.0                   0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
MAXIMUM                 19.63   1986
MINIMUM                    2.44   1917
TOTALS                      9.21                       9.35            -0.14               11.44
DAILY AVG.                0.10                        0.10             0.00                 0.13
DAYS >= .01                 25                        20.0               5.0                    31
DAYS >= .10                 16                        14.0               2.0                    20
DAYS >= .50                   5                           7.0             -2.0                      8
DAYS >= 1.00                 3                           3.0              0.0                      2
GREATEST
24 HR. TOTAL      2.25   10/21 TO 10/22

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS                           T                          1.0               -1.0                  0.9
SINCE 7/1                       T                          1.0               -1.0                  0.9
DAYS >= TRACE           2                           1.0                1.0                     3
DAYS >= 1.0                   0                           0.0                0.0                    0
GREATEST
SNOW DEPTH              0   11/17
24 HR TOTAL             0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL        1087                    1015                 72               1119
COOLING TOTAL          68                        153                -85                 107
.................................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/280    DATE  10/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/280    DATE  10/02

SKY COVER

NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR                 41
NUMBER OF DAYS PC                    30
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         20

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             10     MIXED PRECIP                     0
HEAVY RAIN                          7     RAIN                                      16
LIGHT RAIN                         35     FREEZING RAIN                   0
LT FREEZING RAIN             0     HAIL                                         0
HEAVY SNOW                       0     SNOW                                     1
LIGHT SNOW                        2     SLEET                                     0
FOG                                       59     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     24
HAZE                                     35

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.


 Autumn 2009 temperatures were near average in Kirksville, with above average precipitation

The average temperature at the Kirksville Regional airport for the autumn 2009 season (September-November) was 52.4 degrees, which is 0.5 degrees below the 30-year average. The average high temperature for the season was 62.1 degrees, which is 1.6 degrees below normal, while the average low temperature was 42.7 degrees, which is 0.6 degrees above normal. The highest temperature of the season was 82 degrees recorded on September 27th, and the lowest temperature of 25 degrees occurred on November 5th and November 27th. The total precipitation at the Kirksville Regional airport for the autumn 2009 season (September-November) was 15.15 inches, which is 5.27 inches above the 30-year average.

Kirksville Autumn 2009 climate graph
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL MO
735 AM CST TUE DEC 1 2009

..........................................................................................................

...THE KIRKSVILLE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
9/1/2009 TO 11/30/2009...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1971 TO 2000
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 9999 TO 9999

WEATHER         OBSERVED                  NORMAL   DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                                  VALUE   DATE(S)     VALUE        FROM          VALUE  DATE(S)
                                                                                         NORMAL
.........................................................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST                      82     09/27              90                 -8              88   09/01
LOWEST                       25    11/27               13                12              12   11/21
                                                11/05
AVG. MAXIMUM          62.1                           63.7             -1.6            62.1
AVG. MINIMUM          42.7                           42.1               0.6            41.9
MEAN                          52.4                           52.9             -0.5            52.0
DAYS MAX >= 90          0                              2.0               -2.0               0
DAYS MAX <= 32          0                              2.0               -2.0               1
DAYS MIN <= 32         15                            21.0              -6.0             22
DAYS MIN <= 0             0                              0.0                0.0               0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS                       15.15                        9.88              5.27          16.73
DAILY AVG.                   0.17                         0.11              0.06            0.19
DAYS >= .01                   30                          22.0                8.0              31
DAYS >= .10                   19                          16.0                3.0              23
DAYS >= .50                     8                            7.0                1.0                9
DAYS >= 1.00                  4                             3.0                1.0                5
GREATEST
24 HR. TOTAL          3.38       09/24 TO 09/25

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      1161                          1204               -43            1227
COOLING TOTAL         30                            105                -75                71
.................................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/230    DATE  10/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/240    DATE  10/30

SKY COVER

NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR                 44
NUMBER OF DAYS PC                    24
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         23

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     77

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             10     MIXED PRECIP                    0
HEAVY RAIN                          8     RAIN                                     13
LIGHT RAIN                         32     FREEZING RAIN                  0
LT FREEZING RAIN             0     HAIL                                        0
HEAVY SNOW                       0     SNOW                                    0
LIGHT SNOW                        2     SLEET                                    0
FOG                                      63     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     17
HAZE                                    14

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.
 


 Autumn 2009 temperatures were above average in Sedalia, with above average precipitation

The average temperature at the Sedalia Memorial airport for the autumn 2009 season (September-November) was 57.2 degrees, which is 1.6 degrees above the 30-year average. The average high temperature for the season was 66.0 degrees, which is 1.0 degrees below normal, while the average low temperature was 48.5 degrees, which is 4.4 degrees above normal. The highest temperature of the season was 86 degrees recorded on September 27th, and the lowest temperature of 27 degrees occurred on November 30th. The total precipitation at the Sedalia Memorial airport for the autumn 2009 season (September-November) was 13.93 inches, which is 2.86 inches above the 30-year average.

Sedalia Autumn 2009 climate graph
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL MO
735 AM CST TUE DEC 1 2009

................................................................................................................

...THE SEDALIA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
9/1/2009 TO 11/30/2009...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1971 TO 2000
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 9999 TO 9999

WEATHER          OBSERVED                   NORMAL   DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                                  VALUE   DATE(S)       VALUE       FROM           VALUE  DATE(S)
                                                                                          NORMAL
................................................................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST                    86    09/27                     93              -7                 90  09/01
LOWEST                     27    11/30                     16             11                 15  11/21
AVG. MAXIMUM        66.0                                67.0          -1.0              65.8
AVG. MINIMUM        48.5                                44.1            4.4              46.1
MEAN                        57.2                                55.6            1.6              56.0
DAYS MAX >= 90       0                                      5.0          -5.0                  1
DAYS MAX <= 32       0                                      1.0          -1.0                  0
DAYS MIN <= 32       4                                     23.0       -19.0                15
DAYS MIN <= 0         0                                       0.0           0.0                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS                  13.93                              11.07        2.86           11.31
DAILY AVG.              0.15                                 0.12        0.03             0.13
DAYS >= .01              23                                  25.0         -2.0                20
DAYS >= .10             18                                   17.0          1.0                10
DAYS >= .50               7                                     7.0           0.0                  7
DAYS >= 1.00            3                                      3.0           0.0                  5
GREATEST
24 HR. TOTAL           4.35   10/08 TO 10/08

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      799                              1015        -216               933
COOLING TOTAL     113                                156          -43               130
.................................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/210    DATE  10/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/240    DATE  10/30

SKY COVER

NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR                 44
NUMBER OF DAYS PC                    21
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         26

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              9     MIXED PRECIP                   0
HEAVY RAIN                       16     RAIN                                   18
LIGHT RAIN                        36     FREEZING RAIN                0
LT FREEZING RAIN            0     HAIL                                       0
HEAVY SNOW                      0     SNOW                                   0
LIGHT SNOW                       0     SLEET                                   0
FOG                                     57     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      7
HAZE                                   38

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.
 


 Autumn 2009 temperatures were below average in Olathe, with below average precipitation

The average temperature at the Johnson County Executive airport in Olathe for the autumn 2009 season (September-November) was 55.3 degrees, which is 2.0 degrees below the 30-year average. The average high temperature for the season was 64.0 degrees, which is 3.8 degrees below normal, while the average low temperature was 46.7 degrees, which is 0.1 degrees below normal. The highest temperature of the season was 87 degrees recorded on September 27th, and the lowest temperature of 25 degrees occurred on November 30th. The total precipitation at the Johnson County Executive airport in Olathe for the autumn 2009 season (September-November) was 8.37 inches, which is 2.77 inches below the 30-year average.

 

Olathe Autumn 2009 climate graph
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL MO
735 AM CST TUE DEC 1 2009

...........................................................................................................................

...THE JOHNSON COUNTY EXECUTIVE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
9/1/2009 TO 11/30/2009...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1971 TO 2000
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 9999 TO 9999

WEATHER          OBSERVED                    NORMAL   DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                                    VALUE   DATE(S)      VALUE       FROM           VALUE  DATE(S)
                                                                                           NORMAL
...............................................................................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST                       87   09/27                    92               -5                  90  09/02
                                                                                                                              09/01
LOWEST                        25   11/30                    17                 8                 17  11/21
AVG. MAXIMUM           64.0                             67.8              -3.8              64.5
AVG. MINIMUM           46.7                              46.8              -0.1              45.8
MEAN                           55.3                              57.3              -2.0              55.1
DAYS MAX >= 90            0                                4.0                -4.0                 2
DAYS MAX <= 32            0                                1.0                -1.0                 1
DAYS MIN <= 32             5                              14.0               -9.0                18
DAYS MIN <= 0               0                                 0.0                0.0                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS                        8.37                           11.14             -2.77            9.30
DAILY AVG.                  0.09                              0.12             -0.03           0.10
DAYS >= .01                  27                               23.0                4.0               27
DAYS >= .10                  16                               16.0                0.0               15
DAYS >= .50                    5                                 7.0                -2.0                5
DAYS >= 1.00                 3                                  3.0                0.0                 2
GREATEST
24 HR. TOTAL    1.83   10/08 TO 10/08

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       956                                893                 63               988
COOLING TOTAL        95                                190                -95               117
.................................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/170    DATE  10/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    39/MM     DATE  10/01

SKY COVER

NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR                 42
NUMBER OF DAYS PC                    31
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         18

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     75

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             11     MIXED PRECIP                    0
HEAVY RAIN                          3     RAIN                                     13
LIGHT RAIN                         33     FREEZING RAIN                  0
LT FREEZING RAIN             0     HAIL                                        0
HEAVY SNOW                       0     SNOW                                    0
LIGHT SNOW                        1     SLEET                                    0
FOG                                       47     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                                     13
 
-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.


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