Overview

Monthly Climate Summary - April 2011

 
 
 
 

April 2011 will be remembered for the week long heavy rainfall which affected mainly areas south and east of the Interstate 44 corridor where some locations received 12 to 15 inches of rain.  The month was above normal to much above normal in both temperatures and precipitation (see normal departure maps link above).

April 22-27th Flooding Event
Severe Thunderstorms April 10th-11th

 

 
Springfield
Joplin
West Plains
Vichy
Highest Temperature of the Month
86
88
87
89
Average High Temperature
70.1
71.2
71.6
70.6
Lowest Temperature of the Month
26
30
29
25
Average Low Temperature
46.3
48.6
47.3
46.5
Average Mean Temperature
58.2
59.9
59.5
58.5
Depart from Normal
+2.6
+2.2
+4.5
+3.2
Rank
29th warmest / 124
28th wamest / 82
10th warmest / 63
13th warmest / 59
Days with lows of 32 deg F or Lower
1
1
1
2
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 (Inches)
7.89
6.37
15.78
5.43
Depart from Normal
+3.58
+2.05
+11.43
+1.53
Rank
8th wettest / 124
19th wettest / 98
wettest on record / 63
12th wettest / 62
days of 0.01 or greater
13
12
12
14
days of 0.10 or greater
10
8
12
10
days of 0.50 or greater
5
5
10
4
days of 1.00 or greater
3
3
8
1
Monthly Snowfall
0.0
0.0
 
 

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