Overview

Monthly Climate Summary - October 2011

 
 
 
 

October 2011 was a very dry month across the Missouri Ozarks and southeast Kansas with Joplin recording the 9th driest October on record.  Temperatures were near normal for most of the area.

 
Springfield
Joplin
West Plains
Vichy
Highest Temperature of the Month
83
87
86
83
Average High Temperature
70.1
73.1
69.8
69.1
Lowest Temperature of the Month
28
28
29
29
Average Low Temperature
44.9
46.7
44.7
44.6
Average Mean Temperature
57.5
59.9
57.3
56.9
Depart from Normal
-0.3
+0.1
-0.1
+0.3
Rank
47th coldest / 124
35th coldest / 81
31st coldest / 64
22nd coldest / 58
Days with lows of 32 deg F or Lower
4
4
2
4
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)
1.28
0.67
1.40
1.89
Depart from Normal
-2.31
-3.36
-2.44
-1.62
Rank
23rd driest / 124
9th driest / 98
17th driest / 64
20th driest / 63
days of 0.01 or greater
6
3
5
6
days of 0.10 or greater
4
2
3
3
days of 0.50 or greater
0
0
1
3
days of 1.00 or greater
0
0
0
0
Monthly Snowfall
0.0
0.0
 
 

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