...August 2009 Climate Summary...

The cool trend of the summer continued during the month of August 2009 with 3 of the 4 stations dropping into the top 10 coolest Augusts on record.  There were scattered areas with above normal precipitation, however most locations had normal or below normal precipitation amounts during August 2009. (see maps below). 

Significant Events from August 2009:

Heavy rainfall from August 19th, 20th, 2009

Station
Temperature (mean)
Precipitation (total)
 
Mean Temp.
Rank
Above/Below
Precip.
Rank
Above/Below
SGF
73.8
12th coolest(tied)
-3.8
4.51
40th wettest
+1.14
JLN
75.6
8th coolest
-2.9
6.42
13th wettest
+2.60
UNO
73.9
7th coolest (tied)
-2.0
2.74
26th driest
-0.42
VIH
73.2
5th coolest
-2.8
1.83
11th driest
-1.84

August 2009 Precipitation Departure from Normal

August 2009 Precipitation Departure from Normal


August 2008 Average Temperature Departure from Normal

August 2009 Average Temperature Departure from Normal

List of August 2009 Records
Date
Station
Record
August 2nd, 2009
Vichy
Low Temperature - 56 degrees.
August 4th, 2009
West Plains
Rainfall - 0.70 inches.
August 10th, 2009
Springfield
Rainfall - 2.58 inches.
August 19th, 2009
Joplin
Rainfall - 3.13
August 20th, 2009
Joplin
Low Temperature - 53 degrees.
August 22nd, 2009
Joplin
Low Temperature - 53 degrees.
Vichy
Low Temperature - 51 degrees.
August 30th, 2009
Vichy
Low Temperature - 50 degrees.
August 31st, 2009
Springfield
Low Temperature - 48 degrees.
West Plains
Low Temperature - 50 degrees.
Joplin
Low Temperature - 49 degrees.

 

Normal Conditions for the Upcoming 3 Months
 Springfield
 
High
Low
Precip.
Snowfall
September
81.2
57.4
4.83
0.0
October
70.6
46.1
3.47
 T
November
56.4
35.3
4.46
1.7
Joplin 
 
High
Low
Precip.
Snowfall
September
81.0
59.2
5.22
0.0
October
70.9
48.1
3.94
0.0
November
56.6
36.9
4.06
0.6
 
West Plains
 
High
Low
Precip.
Snowfall
September
80.6
55.3
4.02
0.0
October
70.8
43.2
3.40
0.1
November
57.0
33.3
4.91
0.7
Vichy
 
High
Low
Precip.
Snowfall
September
78.5
57.4
3.48
0.0
October
67.9
46.7
3.26
0.0
November
53.9
35.8
4.10
1.7

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