...Autumn Begins on Monday...

Summer of 2008 will come to an end at 10:43 AM Monday with the Autumnal Equinox

Most of the Missouri Ozarks had above normal precipitation during the Summer Months (Jun-Aug).  During the first part of September, Springfield, MO moved into the top 10 precipitation totals for a full year as as of the first day of Autumn is only 9.10 from reaching the most precipitation ever recorded in a year for Springfield.

Here are some statistics for the Summer months... 

Station
Mean Temp (Jun-Aug)
# of days 90 and above
Precip.
Depart. from Normal
Springfield (SGF)
75.7
15
16.67 in
+4.72
Joplin (JLN)
77.9
27
18.14 in.
+5.35
West Plains (UNO)
75.2
14
12.35 in.
+1.73
Vichy (VIH)
74.3
15
11.22 in.
+0.56

Precipitation departure for Summer
                Precipitation departure for last 90 days ending Sep 21, 2008

Here are links to Monthly Climate Summaries for the Summer Months...

June
July 
August

 

 



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