...November 2007 Climate Summary...

...November 2007 Monthly Climate Summary...

November 2007 was rather dry with some locations in the Ozarks receiving as much as 4" below normal precipitation for the month.  All of the Missouri Ozarks and southeast Kansas received below normal precipitation for the month of November. (see Missouri departure from normal precipitation map below) 

Station
Temperature
Precipitation
 
Springfield
47.0
1.22
31st warmest
21st driest
Joplin
49.4
0.70
23rd warmest
15th driest
West Plains
 
47.2
1.07
15th warmest
7th driest
Vichy
 
44.9
1.21
26th warmest
34th driest

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List of November 2007 Records for (Springfield, Joplin, West Plains and Vichy)
Date
Station
Record 
Nov 6th Vichy-Rolla Low
Nov 20th Joplin High

 

Normal Conditions for the Upcoming 3 Months
 Springfield
 
High
Low
Precip.
Snowfall
December
45.5
25.9
3.17
4.0
January
41.6
21.8
2.11
6.6
February
47.7
26.4
2.28
4.4
Joplin 
 
High
Low
Precip.
Snowfall
December
46.0
27.4
2.96
2.3
January
42.4
23.7
1.84
3.9
February
49.0
28.8
2.25
3.0
 West Plains
 
High
Low
Precip.
Snowfall
December
46.9
25.4
3.97
2.1
January
43.9
21.9
2.60
3.1
February
49.4
25.9
3.00
3.1
Vichy
 
High
Low
Precip.
Snowfall
December
43.7
25.8
2.88
2.4
January
39.0
21.1
1.69
4.6
February
44.9
24.8
1.93
3.5

 


What can be expected for the next 30 days?

The 30 day forecast for December from the Climate Prediction Center indicated Near normal temperatures for extreme southwest Missouri and southeast Kansas and Near normal  precipitation.

 


Winter- Monthly Normals for Springfield

  December January February
Precipitation 3.17" 2.11" 2.28"
Avg High 45.5 41.6 47.7
Avg Low 25.9 21.8 26.4









Winter
- Monthly records
for Springfield

  December
January February
Precipitation 8.84" in 1982
9.31" in 1916 5.68" in 1990
Record Avg High 51.9 in 1889
44.3 in 1933 46.8 in 1930
Record Avg Low 21.5 in 1983
13.6 in 1963 22.9 in 1899

Winter- Average Wind Direction for Springfield

              
    December                                   January                              February


What can be expected this Winter? The Climate Prediction Center (CPC) has issued their latest forecast for the Winter season.


                      Temperature                                                      Precipitation

For information about local climate forecasts, the National Weather Service issues Local 3-Month Temperature Outlooks based off of the CPC forecasts.

For the latest local climate outlook go to the Springfield L3MTO outlook page.



For information concerning Ag weather in Missouri go to the Missouri Ag Weather web page from the University of Missouri.



For additional information concerning:

The Winter Solstice visit the U.S. Naval Observatory.

Upcoming monthly normals and records: Local Climatology for the Missouri Ozarks and southeast Kansas

This months Climate Calendar from the Midwest Regional Climate Center.



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