...Easter Weather Climatology...

This Easter looks as though it will be rather cool as cold Canadian air filters into the Ozarks.  Temperatures for Easter morning are forecast to be in the upper teens to low 20s with afternoon highs climbing into the mid to upper 40s. The cold temperatures will likely break records over the weekend, but how does this compare to Easter conditions in the past.

The average high for Easter over the past 35 years is 66.9 with the average low at 44.5.

The average amount of precipitation for Easter over the past 35 years is around 0.10 inches. Precipitation has only occurred 12 times in the previous 35 years.

The Following are records for Springfield for Easter since 1971. The 1975 reading of 22 degrees may be surpassed Easter morning with the low forecast to be around 20 degrees.

 Since 1971
Year Reading
Warmest 1987 89
Coldest 1975 22
Wettest 1973 1.08"

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