Overview

Monthly Climate Summary - February 2011

 
 
 
 

February 2011 was a roller coaster ride of weather extremes.  14 daily records from the 4 ASOS sites were established covering snowfall, rainfall and both highs and lows.  Average temperatures were typically normal to several degrees below normal for this time of year, while precipitation amounts were well above normal for this time of year.

Some of the more interesting events from the month are linked to below...

Snow and Ice Storm of February 1st, 2011

February 4th and 5th Snow Event

February 8th-9th Snow Event

February 10th - How Cold Was It? - "The Boiling Water to Instant Snow Demonstration"

Heavy Rain on February 24th

"Dirty Rain" falling in the Ozarks

Severe Weather Event - February 27th-28th

 
Springfield
Joplin
West Plains
Vichy
Max. Temperature
72
75
72
73
Avg. Max
44.7
46.2
48.2
44.4
Min. Temperature
-10
-11
-2
-9
Avg. Min
23.8
25.5
27.5
24.0
Avg. Mean
34.3
35.9
37.8
34.2
Depart from Normal
-2.8
-3.0
+0.9
-1.4
Rank
37th coldest / 124
24th coldest / 81
31st coldest / 62
24th coldest / 58
Days of 32 deg F or Lower
19
19
17
21
Days of 0 deg F or Lower
4
5
1
2
 
 
 
 
 
Precipitation
3.43
2.46
3.59
2.58
Depart from Normal
+1.15
+0.21
+0.59
+0.65
Rank
23rd wettest / 124
31st wettest / 100
18th wettest / 62
15th wettest / 62
 
 
 
 
 
Snow
14.9
20.3
 
 

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