Overview

Monthly Climate Summary - December 2011

 
 
 
 

December 2011 was generally warmer than normal across the Missouri Ozarks and extreme southeast Kansas, with the warmest temperatures across the Lake of the Ozarks region towards Rolla.  Precipitation was close to normal for this time of year in most locations with fairly wet conditions over south central Missouri.  Little to no snowfall occurred during the month.

 
Springfield
Joplin
West Plains
Vichy
Highest Temperature of the Month
65
66
62
61
Average High Temperature
47.6
49.2
48.8
47.6
Lowest Temperature of the Month
15
14
16
16
Average Low Temperature
28.9
30.4
29.3
29.4
Average Mean Temperature
38.2
39.8
39.0
38.5
Depart from Normal
+3.2
+2.6
+2.8
+4.8
Rank
43rd warmest / 124
25th warmest / 82
14th warmest / 64
9th warmest / 58
Days with lows of 32 deg F or Lower
21
21
21
24
Days with lows of 0 deg F or Lower
0
0
0
0
Days with highs of 32 degrees or lower
2
1
1
2
Days with highs of 90 degrees or warmer
0
0
0
0
 
 
 
 
 
Precipitation (Inches)
2.83
2.76
4.75
2.55
Depart from Normal
-0.21
-0.06
+1.11
-0.09
Rank
39th wettest / 123
29th wettest / 100
16th wettest / 64
23rd wettest / 62
days of 0.01 or greater
8
8
13
8
days of 0.10 or greater
6
5
9
6
days of 0.50 or greater
2
2
5
3
days of 1.00 or greater
0
1
1
0
Monthly Snowfall
0.4
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