...First Half of August and Summer 2010 On Track to Be in Top 10 Warmest...


WITH A REPRIEVE FROM THE VERY WARM TEMPERATURES THAT HAVE
DOMINATED MUCH OF THE SUMMER THUS FAR UPON US...AN EXAMINATION OF
THE RECORD BOOKS INDICATES THAT BOTH THE FIRST HALF OF AUGUST...AS
WELL AS METEOROLOGICAL SUMMER 2010 THROUGH AUGUST 15...ARE WELL ON
THE WAY TO BEING WITHIN THE TOP 10 WARMEST ON RECORD.


...AUGUST 1-AUGUST 15...

FOR SPRINGFIELD...

AVG TEMPS..84.2. RANK...3RD WARMEST (TIED WITH 2006)
HIGHS......95.3. RANK...6TH WARMEST (TIED WITH 1987)
LOWS.......73.2. RANK...3RD WARMEST


FOR JOPLIN...

AVG TEMPS..85.5. RANK...6TH WARMEST (TIED WITH 1944)
HIGHS......96.5. RANK...8TH WARMEST
LOWS.......74.5. RANK...7TH WARMEST (TIED WITH 1956)




...JUNE 1-AUGUST 15...

FOR SPRINGFIELD...

AVG TEMPS..80.2. RANK...5TH WARMEST (TIED WITH 1901)
HIGHS......89.8. RANK..10TH WARMEST
LOWS.......70.5. RANK...2ND WARMEST


FOR JOPLIN...

AVG TEMPS..81.4. RANK...7TH WARMEST
HIGHS......90.9. RANK...7TH WARMEST (TIED WITH 2005)
LOWS.......71.8. RANK...5TH WARMEST (TIED WITH 1944)


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