...A Very Warm and Consistent Start to June Across the Ozarks...

...VERY WARM AND CONSISTENT START TO JUNE ACROSS THE OZARKS...

DESPITE THE REPUTATION FOR HAVING SOME OF THE MOST VARIED WEATHER IN
THE MIDWEST...TEMPERATURES HAVE BEEN SURPRISINGLY CONSISTENT OVER
THE LAST SEVERAL DAYS ACROSS THE OZARKS. IN SPRINGFIELD...TEMPERATURES
HAVE TOPPED OUT AT 91 DEGREES FOR THE LAST 5 CONSECUTIVE DAYS.
THIS STREAK OF 5 DAYS OF THE SAME HIGH TEMPERATURE IS TIED FOR THE
SECOND LONGEST STRETCH OF CONSECUTIVE IDENTICAL HIGHS. HERE ARE
THE LONGEST STREAKS OF CONSECUTIVE DAYS WITH THE SAME HIGH
TEMPERATURE ON RECORD FOR SPRINGFIELD...

STARTING DATE/YEAR...DAYS...TEMPERATURE.

JUNE 24TH 1975......6 DAYS...90 DEGREES
JUNE 4TH 2011.......5 DAYS...91 DEGREES
OCT. 15TH 1953......5 DAYS...84 DEGREES

FOLLOWING THESE THREE STREAKS...THERE ARE NUMEROUS STRETCHES OF 4
OR LESS DAYS WITH THE SAME HIGH TEMPERATURE.

ALONG WITH THE NEAR RECORD CONSISTENCY...IT HAS ALSO BEEN A VERY
WARM START TO THE MONTH OF JUNE--THE THIRD WARMEST START ON
RECORD FOR SPRINGFIELD AND SECOND WARMEST FOR JOPLIN. BELOW ARE
THE TOP 5 WARMEST STARTS TO JUNE FOR BOTH SPRINGFIELD AND JOPLIN
(AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR JUNE 1-8).

SPRINGFIELD...

AVERAGE TEMPERATURE/YEAR...

79.8/1963
79.6/1911
79.4/2011
78.2/1934
77.5/1925

JOPLIN...

AVERAGE TEMPERATURE/YEAR...

84.8/1911
81.1/2011
79.6/1953 AND 1942
79.3/1980


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