...April 2010 Climate Summary...

April brought much above normal temperatures to the Missouri Ozarks and southeast Kansas with West Plains and Vichy reaching the top 10 warmest Aprils on record. Precipitation was on the lower side (see map below) with most areas experiencing below normal precipitaiton for the month. A couple of severe weather events with tornadoes impacted parts of the Missouri Ozarks during the later part of the month -- on April 24th and April 30th.

 

 
Springfield
Joplin
West Plains
Vichy
Avg. Max
71.9
73.2
72.9
72.2
Avg. Min
48.5
50.9
47.7
48.9
Avg. Mean
60.2
62.0
60.3
60.5
Depart from Normal
+4.6
+4.3
+5.3
+5.2
Rank
14th warmest/123
11th warmest/81
8th warmest/62
7th warmest/58
Days with lows of 32 deg F or Lower
0
0
0
0
Days with lows of 0 deg F or Lower
0
0
0
0
Days with highs of 32 degrees or lower
0
0
0
0
Days with highs of 90 degrees or warmer
0
0
0
0
 
 
 
 
 
Precipitation
3.99
1.94
4.69
3.50
Depart from Normal
-0.32
-2.38
+0.34
-0.40
Rank
51st wettest/123
8th driest/97
24th wettest/62
28th driest/61
 
 
 
 
 
Snow
0.0
0.0
 
 

 


April 2010 Precipitation Departure from Normal

April 2010 Precipitation Departure from Normal


April 2010 Average Temperature Departure from Normal

April 2010 Average Temperature Departure from Normal

List of April 2010 Records
Date
Station
Record
Apr 1 2010
Vichy
High Temperature of 86
Apr 2 2010
Vichy
Daily Rainfall of 1.56
Apr 4 2010
 
Vichy
High Temperature of 81

 

Normal Conditions for the Upcoming 3 Months
 Springfield
 
High
Low
Precip.
Snowfall
May
75.4
53.7
4.57
0.0
June
84.1
62.3
5.02
0.0
July
89.9
67.1
3.56
0.0
Joplin 
 
High
Low
Precip.
Snowfall
May
76.6
55.8
5.12
0.0
June
84.9
64.8
5.43
0.0
July
90.4
69.4
3.55
0.0
 
West Plains
 
High
Low
Precip.
Snowfall
May
76.3
52.5
4.62
0.0
June
84.0
61.0
4.33
0.0
July
89.5
64.7
3.13
0.0
Vichy
 
High
Low
Precip.
Snowfall
May
74.5
54.7
4.47
0.0
June
82.6
63.3
3.81
0.0
July
88.0
67.5
3.90
0.0

 


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