...August 2008 Climate Summary...

It was another month of normal to below normal temperatures and generally normal to well below normal precipitation. This was the second consecutive month with below normal precipitation, although precipitation is still well above normal for the year. Springfield, MO had the 6th driest month on record with only 0.60 inches of rainfall, which is still 16.90 inches above normal for the year!

See our news article - "Going from Wet to Dry"

 

Station
Temperature (mean)
Precipitation (total)
 
Mean Temp.
Rank
Above/Below
Precip.
Rank
Above/Below
SGF
76.2
44th coolest
-1.4
0.60
6th driest
-2.77
JLN
77.4
23rd coolest
-1.1
4.01
31st wettest
0.19 above
UNO
74.7
15th coolest
-1.2
2.92
25th driest
-0.24
VIH
74.4
9th coolest
-1.6
3.55
23rd wettest
-0.12

 


August 2008 Precipitation Departure from Normal

August 2008 Precipitation Departure from Normal


August 2008 Average Temperature Departure from Normal

August 2008 Average Temperature Departure from Normal

List of August 2008 Records
Date
Station
Record
August 5th, 2008
Vichy
1.70 inches of rain
August 18th, 2008
Vichy
Record low of 56 degrees
August 20th, 2008
 
 
 
Springfield
Record minimum high temperature of 75
Joplin
Record minimum high temperature of 75
West Plains
Record minimum high temperature of 72
Vichy
Record minimum high temperature of 72

 

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
0.0
November
56.4
35.3
4.46
1.6
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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