Spring 2010 temperatures were above average in Kansas City, with slightly above average precipitation

The average temperature at the Kansas City International Airport for the spring 2010 season (March-May) was 56.6 degrees, which is 2.4 degrees above the 30-year average. Based on the longer term historical 121 year record from various Kansas City observation points, spring 2010 has tied for the 23rd warmest on record. The average high temperature for the season was 66.3 degrees, which is 1.6 degrees above normal, while the average low temperature was 47.0 degrees, which is 3.5 degrees above normal. The highest temperature of season was 88 degrees recorded on May 24th and May 30th, and the lowest temperature of 21 degrees occurred on March 2nd and 3rd. The last sub-freezing day of the 2009-2010 cold season occurred on March 22nd, one of the earliest dates on record for Kansas City. 

The total precipitation at the Kansas City International Airport for the spring 2010 season (March-May) was 13.16 inches, which is 1.95 inches above the 30-year average. This ranks spring 2010 as the 31st wettest spring season in the longer term 121 year record in Kansas City. Snowfall was measured at 8.8 inches, which is 5.4 inches above the 30-year average of 3.4 inches for the spring season. This places the spring of 2010 as the 17th snowiest spring in the 121 year history of Kansas City observations.

Spring 2010 Kansas City graph
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL MO
605 PM CDT TUE JUN 1 2010

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

...THE KANSAS CITY INTERNATIONAL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
3/1/2010 TO 5/31/2010...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1971 TO 2000
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 TO 2010

WEATHER           OBSERVED              NORMAL      DEPART           LAST YEAR`S
                                 VALUE    DATE(S)  VALUE           FROM                    VALUE    DATE(S)
                                                                                         NORMAL
................................................................................................................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
HIGH                      103       05/30/1934
LOW                        -10       03/04/1978
HIGHEST                 88            05/30          88                    0                              89  05/29
                                                   05/24
LOWEST                  21            03/03          13                    8                                7  03/01
                                                    03/02
AVG. MAXIMUM          66.3                          64.7                1.6                           64.5
AVG. MINIMUM           47.0                          43.5                3.5                           44.2
MEAN                           56.6                         54.2                 2.4                           54.3
DAYS MAX >= 90            0                            1.0                -1.0                               0
DAYS MAX <= 32            1                            2.0                -1.0                               3
DAYS MIN <= 32             9                          18.0                -9.0                             18
DAYS MIN <= 0               0                            0.0                  0.0                               0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
MAXIMUM                     22.90   1904
MINIMUM                        5.02   1928
TOTALS                        13.16                    11.21                1.95                        14.60
DAILY AVG.                    0.14                       0.12                0.02                          0.16
DAYS >= .01                    33                         33.0                 0.0                             31
DAYS >= .10                    22                         21.0                 1.0                             22
DAYS >= .50                    11                           8.0                  3.0                             13
DAYS >= 1.00                    2                           3.0                 -1.0                              4
GREATEST
24 HR. TOTAL               2.59 

 
SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
TOTAL                     40.2   1912
TOTALS                     8.8                                 3.4                  5.4                            1.3
SINCE 7/1              44.3                               20.1                24.2                          14.5
DAYS >= TRACE        3                                 3.0                   0.0                               3
DAYS >= 1.0                2                                 1.0                  1.0                                1
GREATEST
SNOW DEPTH           8   03/21
24 HR TOTAL           7.3  


DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       905                           1113               -208                        1072
COOLING TOTAL      153                             113                  40                           115
.................................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED               10.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    47/260    DATE  04/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    62/250    DATE  04/02

SKY COVER

NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR                 23
NUMBER OF DAYS PC                    37
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         32

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)      70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             17     MIXED PRECIP                   0
HEAVY RAIN                        11     RAIN                                    22
LIGHT RAIN                         40     FREEZING RAIN                 1
LT FREEZING RAIN             1     HAIL                                       7
HEAVY SNOW                       2     SNOW                                   2
LIGHT SNOW                        3     SLEET                                   1
FOG                                       50    FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                                     13

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


Spring 2010 temperatures were slightly above average in St Joseph, with slightly above average precipitation

The average temperature at St Joseph Rosecrans Memorial airport for the spring 2010 season (March-May) was 54.9 degrees, which is 0.8 degrees above the 30-year average. Based on the longer term historical 110 year record from various St Joseph observation points, spring 2010 was tied for the 28th warmest on record. The average high temperature for the season was 65.5 degrees, which is 0.2 degrees below normal, while the average low temperature was 44.4 degrees, which is 1.8 degrees above normal. The highest temperature of the season was 89 degrees recorded on May 24th, and the lowest temperature of 13 degrees occurred on March 3rd.

The total precipitation at St Joseph Rosecrans Memorial airport for the spring 2010 season (March-May) was 11.77 inches, which is 1.23 inches above the 30-year average. This would rank spring 2010 as the 32nd wettest spring season in the longer term 110 year record in St Joseph. Snowfall was measured at 4.0 inches, which is 1.5 inches above the 30-year average for the spring season.

 St Joseph Spring 2010 graph
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL MO
605 PM CDT TUE JUN 1 2010

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

...THE ST. JOSEPH CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
3/1/2010 TO 5/31/2010...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1971 TO 2000
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 TO 2010

WEATHER         OBSERVED                     NORMAL     DEPART          LAST YEAR`S
                                  VALUE   DATE(S)       VALUE           FROM                    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                                                                              NORMAL
.............................................................................................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
HIGH                           103    05/30/1934
LOW                             -13    03/04/1978
HIGHEST                      89       05/24               90                    -1                           89  05/30
                                                    05/29
LOWEST                       13       03/03               12                     1                            -1  03/02
AVG. MAXIMUM          65.5                             65.7                 -0.2                       64.1
AVG. MINIMUM           44.4                            42.6                   1.8                       41.1
MEAN                           54.9                            54.1                   0.8                       52.6
DAYS MAX >= 90           0                                 3.0                  -3.0                          0
DAYS MAX <= 32           1                                 2.0                  -1.0                          3
DAYS MIN <= 32          15                              22.0                  -7.0                        28
DAYS MIN <= 0              0                                 0.0                    0.0                         1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
MAXIMUM                  19.06   1944
MINIMUM                     2.67   1966
TOTALS                     11.77                             10.54               1.23                  11.81
DAILY AVG.                  0.13                               0.11                0.02                    0.13
DAYS >= .01                 32                                 29.0                  3.0                        28
DAYS >= .10                 22                                 19.0                  3.0                        20
DAYS >= .50                   6                                   7.0                 -1.0                          7
DAYS >= 1.00                 3                                   2.0                  1.0                          4
GREATEST
24 HR. TOTAL    1.94  


SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS                         4.0                                  2.5                   1.5                           0.5
SINCE 7/1                   38.7                               14.9                 23.8                         12.2
DAYS >= TRACE           2                                    1.0                   1.0                             3
DAYS >= 1.0                   2                                    1.0                   1.0                             0
GREATEST
SNOW DEPTH              4    03/20
24 HR TOTAL                3.0 

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       1038                              1124                   -86                     1209
COOLING TOTAL        133                                 123                    10                         90
.................................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    40/280    DATE  04/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/280    DATE  04/02

SKY COVER

NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR                 46
NUMBER OF DAYS PC                    23
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         23

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)         66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             14     MIXED PRECIP                     0
HEAVY RAIN                        14     RAIN                                      18
LIGHT RAIN                         37     FREEZING RAIN                   0
LT FREEZING RAIN             1     HAIL                                         0
HEAVY SNOW                       1     SNOW                                     2
LIGHT SNOW                        2     SLEET                                     0
FOG                                       55     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     10
HAZE                                     37

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


 Spring 2010 temperatures were above average in Kirksville, with above average precipitation

The average temperature at the Kirksville Regional airport for the spring 2010 season (March-May) was 53.1 degrees, which is 2.6 degrees above the 30-year average. The average high temperature for the season was 63.8 degrees, which is 2.6 degrees above normal, while the average low temperature was 42.4 degrees, which is also 2.6 degrees above normal. The highest temperature of the season was 88 degrees recorded on May 24th, and the lowest temperature of 10 degrees occurred on March 4th. The total precipitation at the Kirksville Regional airport for the spring 2010 season (March-May) was 13.51 inches, which is 2.74 inches above the 30-year average.

Kirksville Spring 2010 climate graph
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL MO
605 PM CDT TUE JUN 1 2010

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

...THE KIRKSVILLE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
3/1/2010 TO 5/31/2010...

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                       88   05/24                 85                     3                    85  05/23
LOWEST                        10   03/04                 11                    -1                    13  03/12
AVG. MAXIMUM            63.8                          61.2                  2.6                 61.8       
AVG. MINIMUM            42.4                           39.8                  2.6                 39.9
MEAN                            53.1                          50.5                  2.6                  50.8
DAYS MAX >= 90           0                               0.0                   0.0                     0
DAYS MAX <= 32           0                               2.0                  -2.0                     4
DAYS MIN <= 32          21                            24.0                  -3.0                    24
DAYS MIN <= 0             0                                0.0                   0.0                      0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS                     13.51                         10.77                 2.74                  15.93
DAILY AVG.                 0.15                            0.12                 0.03                    0.17
DAYS >= .01                 37                             29.0                   8.0                      34
DAYS >= .10                 25                             20.0                   5.0                      26
DAYS >= .50                   9                                8.0                  1.0                      10
DAYS >= 1.00                 3                               3.0                   0.0                       4
GREATEST
24 HR. TOTAL    2.08   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       1160                         1402                 -242                  1318
COOLING TOTAL         83                               67                    16                       39
.................................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/190    DATE  04/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    41/180    DATE  04/29

SKY COVER

NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR                 50
NUMBER OF DAYS PC                    25
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         17

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)      73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             14     MIXED PRECIP                    0
HEAVY RAIN                        14     RAIN                                     18
LIGHT RAIN                         36     FREEZING RAIN                  0
LT FREEZING RAIN             0     HAIL                                        0
HEAVY SNOW                       0     SNOW                                    1
LIGHT SNOW                        2     SLEET                                    0
FOG                                      57     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     10
HAZE                                    14

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


 Spring 2010 temperatures were much above average in Sedalia, with below average precipitation

The average temperature at the Sedalia Memorial airport for the spring 2010 season (March-May) was 58.6 degrees, which is 5.3 degrees above the 30-year average. The average high temperature for the season was 68.4 degrees, which is 3.8 degrees above normal, while the average low temperature was 48.8 degrees, which is 6.9 degrees above normal. The highest temperature of the season was 90 degrees recorded on May 24th, and the lowest temperature of 23 degrees occurred on March 4th. The total precipitation at the Sedalia Memorial airport for the spring 2010 season (March-May) was 8.98 inches, which is 3.29 inches below the 30-year average.

Sedalia Spring 2010 climate graph
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL MO
605 PM CDT TUE JUN 1 2010

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

...THE SEDALIA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
3/1/2010 TO 5/31/2010...

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                      90    05/24                 87                   3                     89    05/30
LOWEST                       23    03/04                 13                  10                      9    03/02
                                                                                                                                   03/01
AVG. MAXIMUM            68.4                            64.6               3.8                 65.5
AVG. MINIMUM            48.8                             41.9               6.9                 45.4
MEAN                            58.6                             53.3               5.3                 55.4
DAYS MAX >= 90            1                                 0.0               1.0                    0
DAYS MAX <= 32            0                                 1.0              -1.0                    2
DAYS MIN <= 32             7                               24.0           -17.0                  13
DAYS MIN <= 0               0                                 0.0               0.0                    0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS                        8.98                           12.27            -3.29              11.82
DAILY AVG.                  0.10                             0.13             -0.03                0.13
DAYS >= .01                 26                               31.0               -5.0                   27
DAYS >= .10                 19                               21.0               -2.0                   17
DAYS >= .50                   6                                  8.0               -2.0                    9
DAYS >= 1.00                 1                                  3.0               -2.0                    4
GREATEST
24 HR. TOTAL    1.43  

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL        738                             1173             -435                  990
COOLING TOTAL       178                                 93                 85                  131
.................................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/190    DATE  04/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/200    DATE  04/29

SKY COVER

NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR                 50
NUMBER OF DAYS PC                    24
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         18

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)       65

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             20     MIXED PRECIP                    0
HEAVY RAIN                        12     RAIN                                     17
LIGHT RAIN                         34     FREEZING RAIN                  0
LT FREEZING RAIN             1     HAIL                                        0
HEAVY SNOW                       0     SNOW                                    1
LIGHT SNOW                        1     SLEET                                    0
FOG                                       43     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                                     22

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


 Spring 2010 temperatures were slightly above average in Olathe, with near average precipitation

The average temperature at the Johnson County Executive airport in Olathe for the spring 2010 season (March-May) was 56.1 degrees, which is 0.6 degrees above the 30-year average. The average high temperature for the season was 65.5 degrees, which is 0.6 degrees below normal, while the average low temperature was 46.7 degrees, which is 1.9 degrees above normal. The highest temperature of the season was 87 degrees recorded on May 28th, and the lowest temperature of 21 degrees occurred on March 3rd. The total precipitation at the Johnson County Executive airport in Olathe for the spring 2010 season (March-May) was 11.72 inches, which is 0.21 inches below the 30-year average.

 

Olathe Spring 2010 climate graph
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL MO
605 PM CDT TUE JUN 1 2010

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

...THE JOHNSON COUNTY EXECUTIVE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
3/1/2010 TO 5/31/2010...

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    05/28                   87                  0                       91   05/30
LOWEST                   21    03/03                   15                  6                         9   03/01
AVG. MAXIMUM       65.5                             66.1              -0.6                     64.5
AVG. MINIMUM        46.7                             44.8               1.9                     44.8
MEAN                     56.1                              55.5               0.6                     54.6
DAYS MAX >= 90       0                                 0.0               0.0                        1
DAYS MAX <= 32       1                                 1.0               0.0                        3
DAYS MIN <= 32        9                               17.0              -8.0                       17
DAYS MIN <= 0         0                                 0.0                0.0                        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS                  11.72                            11.93            -0.21                  13.08
DAILY AVG.             0.13                              0.13             0.00                    0.14
DAYS >= .01             30                               30.0               0.0                      36
DAYS >= .10             19                               21.0              -2.0                      25
DAYS >= .50             11                                9.0                2.0                      10
DAYS >= 1.00            2                                 3.0               -1.0                       3
GREATEST
24 HR. TOTAL    2.09  

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL        927                           1001                 -74                    1045
COOLING TOTAL       126                             122                    4                     119
.................................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/010    DATE  05/26
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    53/260    DATE  04/02

SKY COVER

NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR               47
NUMBER OF DAYS PC                  28
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         17

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             14     MIXED PRECIP                   0
HEAVY RAIN                    12     RAIN                                 15
LIGHT RAIN                      37     FREEZING RAIN                  1
LT FREEZING RAIN            0     HAIL                                    0
HEAVY SNOW                  1     SNOW                                 2
LIGHT SNOW                    2     SLEET                                 0
FOG                                43     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                              12

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


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