Autumn 2008 temperatures were near average in Kansas City, with above average precipitation

The average temperature at the Kansas City International airport for the autumn 2008 season (September-November) was 55.1 degrees, which is 0.8 degrees below the 30-year average (just within the near normal range). Based on the longer term historical 120 year record from various Kansas City observation points, autumn 2008 was the 22nd coolest on record. The average high temperature for the season was 64.7 degrees, which is 1.5 degrees below normal, while the average low temperature was 45.5 degrees, which is exactly normal for the autumn season. A record low temperature of 46 degrees tied the previous record set in 1943 on September 9th. The highest temperature of season was 92 degrees recorded on September 1st, and the lowest temperature of 14 degrees occurred on November 21st.

The total precipitation at the Kansas City International airport for the autumn 2008 season (September-November) was 15.42 inches, which is 5.15 inches above the 30-year average. This would rank autumn 2008 as the 11th wettest fall season in the longer term 120 year record in Kansas City. Snowfall was measured at 0.9 inches, which is slightly below the 30-year average of 1.6 inches for the autumn season.

Autumn 2008 Kansas City graph
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CXUS53 KEAX 011048
CLSMCI

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL MO
450 AM CST MON DEC 1 2008

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

...THE KANSAS CITY INTERNATIONAL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON FROM
9/1/2008 TO 11/30/2008...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1971 TO 2000
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 TO 2008

WEATHER   OBSERVED                     NORMAL  DEPART
                          VALUE       DATE(S)     VALUE      FROM
                                                                                    NORMAL
......................................................................................................

TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
HIGH                  109      09/03/1947
LOW                       1       11/08/1991
                                         11/28/1976
HIGHEST            92   09/01                      72            20
LOWEST             14   11/21                      41           -27
AVG. MAXIMUM     64.7                          66.2          -1.5
AVG. MINIMUM     45.5                          45.5            0.0
MEAN                     55.1                          55.9          -0.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      1                             4.0           -3.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      1                             2.0           -1.0
DAYS MIN <= 32     18                          15.0            3.0
DAYS MIN <= 0         0                             0.0           0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
MAXIMUM        22.08   1914
MINIMUM           2.16   1891
TOTALS          15.42                             10.27        5.15
DAILY AVG.       0.17                               0.11        0.06
DAYS >= .01        29                               24.0          5.0
DAYS >= .10        18                               16.0          2.0
DAYS >= .50        10                                 7.0          3.0
DAYS >= 1.00        4                                 3.0          1.0
GREATEST
24 HR. TOTAL    3.86   09/12 TO 09/13

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
TOTAL             13.2   1898
TOTALS            0.9                                    1.6        -0.7
SINCE 7/1        0.9                                    1.6        -0.7
DAYS >= TRACE       3                             1.0         2.0
DAYS >= 1.0               0                             0.0        0.0
GREATEST
SNOW DEPTH         1   11/30
24 HR TOTAL        0.7   11/30 TO 11/30

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1012                        995        17
COOLING TOTAL     132                        163       -31
.............................................................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/340    DATE  11/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/320    DATE  10/26


NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR                 40
NUMBER OF DAYS PC                    26
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         25

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)              68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              9            MIXED PRECIP                     0
HEAVY RAIN                       10            RAIN                                     15
LIGHT RAIN                        33            FREEZING RAIN                   0
LT FREEZING RAIN            0            HAIL                                         0
HEAVY SNOW                      0            SNOW                                     0
LIGHT SNOW                       3            SLEET                                     1
FOG                                      39            FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     11
HAZE                                    32

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


 

Autumn 2008 temperatures were below average in St Joseph, with above average precipitation

The average temperature at St Joseph Rosecrans Memorial airport for the autumn 2008 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 2008 was the 14th coolest on record. The average high temperature for the season was 65.1 degrees, which is 2.8 degrees below normal, while the average low temperature was 42.2 degrees, which is 1.0 degree below normal. A record low temperature of 42 degrees was set on September 9th, which eclipsed the old record of 46 set in 1999. The highest temperature of the season was 88 degrees recorded on September 1st, and the lowest temperature of 10 degrees occurred on November 21st.

The total precipitation at St Joseph Rosecrans Memorial airport for the autumn 2008 season (September-November) was 11.44 inches, which is 2.09 inches above the 30-year average. This would rank autumn 2008 as the 17th wettest fall season in the longer term 110 year record in St Joseph. Snowfall was measured at 0.9 inches, which is very near the 30-year average of 1.0 inches for the autumn season.

 St Joseph Autumn 2008 graph
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CXUS53 KEAX 011308
CLSSTJ

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL MO
450 AM CST MON DEC 1 2008

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

...THE ST. JOSEPH CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON FROM
9/1/2008 TO 11/30/2008...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1971 TO 2000
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 TO 2008

WEATHER  OBSERVED                 NORMAL  DEPART
                         VALUE   DATE(S)                        FROM
                                                                              NORMAL
................................................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
HIGH               107   09/03/1947
LOW                   -5   11/08/1991
HIGHEST            88   09/01                    72          16
LOWEST             10   11/21                    38         -28
AVG. MAXIMUM     65.1                        67.9        -2.8
AVG. MINIMUM     42.2                         43.2       -1.0
MEAN                     53.6                         55.6       -2.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                            5.0        -5.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                            2.0        -2.0
DAYS MIN <= 32     23                         22.0         1.0
DAYS MIN <= 0         0                            0.0         0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
MAXIMUM        19.63   1986
MINIMUM           2.44   1917
TOTALS           11.44                            9.35      2.09
DAILY AVG.        0.13                            0.10      0.03
DAYS >= .01         31                            20.0      11.0
DAYS >= .10         20                            14.0        6.0
DAYS >= .50           8                              7.0        1.0
DAYS >= 1.00         2                              3.0       -1.0
GREATEST
24 HR. TOTAL    2.92   09/12 TO 09/13

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS              0.9                               1.0     -0.1
SINCE 7/1          0.9                               1.0     -0.1
DAYS >= TRACE       3                          1.0      2.0
DAYS >= 1.0              0                           0.0      0.0
GREATEST
SNOW DEPTH         1   11/30

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1119                 1015     104
COOLING TOTAL     107                    153     -46
......................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/340    DATE  11/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/320    DATE  10/26


NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR                 52
NUMBER OF DAYS PC                    23
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         16

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)             70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM         11     MIXED PRECIP                    0
HEAVY RAIN                    12     RAIN                                     16
LIGHT RAIN                     33     FREEZING RAIN                  0
LT FREEZING RAIN         0     HAIL                                        0
HEAVY SNOW                   0     SNOW                                     3
LIGHT SNOW                    3     SLEET                                     0
FOG                                   52     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     18
HAZE                                 21

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


 Autumn 2008 temperatures were slightly below average in Kirksville, with above average precipitation

The average temperature at the Kirksville Regional airport for the autumn 2008 season (September-November) was 52.0 degrees, which is 0.9 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 41.9 degrees, which is 0.2 degrees below normal. The highest temperature of the season was 88 degrees recorded on September 1st, and the lowest temperature of 12 degrees occurred on November 21st. The total precipitation at the Kirksville Regional airport for the autumn 2008 season (September-November) was 16.73 inches, which is 6.85 inches above the 30-year average.

Kirksville Autumn 2008 climate graph
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 CXUS53 KEAX 011051
CLSIRK

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL MO
450 AM CST MON DEC 1 2008

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

...THE KIRKSVILLE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON FROM
9/1/2008 TO 11/30/2008...

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

WEATHER   OBSERVED                 NORMAL  DEPART
                          VALUE   DATE(S)      VALUE      FROM
                                                                                NORMAL
..........................................................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST             88         09/01             69            19
LOWEST              12         11/21             38           -26
AVG. MAXIMUM     62.1                        63.7          -1.6
AVG. MINIMUM     41.9                         42.1          -0.2
MEAN                     52.0                         52.9         -0.9
DAYS MAX >= 90       0                            2.0         -2.0
DAYS MAX <= 32       1                            2.0         -1.0
DAYS MIN <= 32      22                         21.0          1.0
DAYS MIN <= 0          0                            0.0          0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS            16.73                            9.88        6.85
DAILY AVG.         0.19                            0.11        0.08
DAYS >= .01          31                            22.0          9.0
DAYS >= .10          23                            16.0          7.0
DAYS >= .50            9                               7.0          2.0
DAYS >= 1.00         5                               3.0          2.0
GREATEST
24 HR. TOTAL    4.31   09/12 TO 09/13

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1227                      1204        23
COOLING TOTAL      71                          105       -34
......................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/300    DATE  10/26
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/300    DATE  10/26


NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR                 54
NUMBER OF DAYS PC                    19
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         18

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)              73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              8     MIXED PRECIP                    0
HEAVY RAIN                       10     RAIN                                     19
LIGHT RAIN                        30     FREEZING RAIN                  0
LT FREEZING RAIN            0     HAIL                                         0
HEAVY SNOW                      0     SNOW                                     0
LIGHT SNOW                       5     SLEET                                     0
FOG                                      58     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     13
HAZE                                    21

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


 Autumn 2008 temperatures were near average in Sedalia, with near average precipitation

The average temperature at the Sedalia Memorial airport for the autumn 2008 season (September-November) was 56.0 degrees, which is 0.4 degrees above the 30-year average (well within the near normal range). The average high temperature for the season was 65.8 degrees, which is 1.2 degrees below normal, while the average low temperature was 46.1 degrees, which is 2.0 degrees above normal. The highest temperature of the season was 90 degrees recorded on September 1st, and the lowest temperature of 15 degrees occurred on November 21st. The total precipitation at the Sedalia Memorial airport for the autumn 2008 season (September-November) was 11.31 inches, which is 0.24 inches above the 30-year average.

Sedalia Autumn 2008 climate graph
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CXUS53 KEAX 011053
CLSDMO

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL MO
453 AM CST MON DEC 1 2008

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

...THE SEDALIA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON FROM
9/1/2008 TO 11/30/2008...

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

WEATHER   OBSERVED                 NORMAL  DEPART
                        VALUE   DATE(S)     VALUE     FROM
                                                                      NORMAL
..................................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            90        09/01             72           18
LOWEST            15        11/21             38          -23
AVG. MAXIMUM     65.8                    67.0          -1.2
AVG. MINIMUM      46.1                    44.1           2.0
MEAN                    56.0                    55.6           0.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      1                       5.0          -4.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                       1.0          -1.0
DAYS MIN <= 32      15                     23.0         -8.0
DAYS MIN <= 0         0                       0.0          0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           11.31                       11.07         0.24
DAILY AVG.       0.13                        0.12         0.01
DAYS >= .01        20                        25.0          -5.0
DAYS >= .10        10                        17.0          -7.0
DAYS >= .50         7                          7.0           0.0
DAYS >= 1.00       5                          3.0           2.0
GREATEST
24 HR. TOTAL    3.37   09/03 TO 09/04

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      933                  1015          -82
COOLING TOTAL     130                    156          -26
.................................................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/330    DATE  10/26
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    41/030    DATE  11/28


NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR               51
NUMBER OF DAYS PC                  18
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         22

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)             71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              6     MIXED PRECIP                    0
HEAVY RAIN                     9     RAIN                                  13
LIGHT RAIN                      28     FREEZING RAIN                  0
LT FREEZING RAIN            0     HAIL                                    0
HEAVY SNOW                  0     SNOW                                 0
LIGHT SNOW                    3     SLEET                                 0
FOG                                51     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     10
HAZE                               35

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


 Autumn 2008 temperatures were below average in Olathe, with below average precipitation

The average temperature at the Johnson County Executive airport in Olathe for the autumn 2008 season (September-November) was 55.1 degrees, which is 2.2 degrees below the 30-year average. The average high temperature for the season was 64.5 degrees, which is 3.3 degrees below normal, while the average low temperature was 45.8 degrees, which is 1.0 degree below normal. The highest temperature of the season was 90 degrees recorded on September 1st and 2nd, and the lowest temperature of 17 degrees occurred on November 21st. The total precipitation at the Johnson County Executive airport in Olathe for the autumn 2008 season (September-November) was 9.30 inches, which is 1.84 inches below the 30-year average.

 

Olathe Autumn 2008 climate graph
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CXUS53 KEAX 011054
CLSOJC

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL MO
455 AM CST MON DEC 1 2008

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

...THE JOHNSON COUNTY EXECUTIVE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON FROM
9/1/2008 TO 11/30/2008...

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

WEATHER     OBSERVED                    NORMAL  DEPART
                            VALUE   DATE(S)         VALUE     FROM
                                                                                    NORMAL
................................................................................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST              90         09/02                  73           17
                                             09/01
LOWEST               17         11/21                  42          -25
AVG. MAXIMUM     64.5                              67.8         -3.3
AVG. MINIMUM      45.8                              46.8         -1.0
MEAN                      55.1                              57.3         -2.2
DAYS MAX >= 90       2                                 4.0         -2.0
DAYS MAX <= 32       1                                 1.0          0.0
DAYS MIN <= 32      18                              14.0          4.0
DAYS MIN <= 0          0                                 0.0          0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS              9.30                                11.14      -1.84
DAILY AVG.        0.10                                   0.12      -0.02
DAYS >= .01         27                                   23.0         4.0
DAYS >= .10         15                                   16.0        -1.0
DAYS >= .50           5                                     7.0         -2.0
DAYS >= 1.00         2                                     3.0        -1.0
GREATEST
24 HR. TOTAL    3.17   09/12 TO 09/12

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       988                             893       95
COOLING TOTAL      117                             190      -73
.....................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/150    DATE  11/05
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/320    DATE  10/26


NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR                 55
NUMBER OF DAYS PC                    17
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         19

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)             70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             11     MIXED PRECIP                   0
HEAVY RAIN                          6     RAIN                                    15
LIGHT RAIN                         30     FREEZING RAIN                 0
LT FREEZING RAIN             0     HAIL                                       1
HEAVY SNOW                       0     SNOW                                    5
LIGHT SNOW                        4     SLEET                                    0
FOG                                       48     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                                     21

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

 


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