Overview

Monthly Climate Summary - April 2012

 
 
 
 

The trend of above normal temperatures continued for the month of April 2012. There was a wide range in precipitation across the region however with western Missouri into southeast Kansas receiving much above normal precipitation, while areas in south central Missouri were in the top 10 driest April's on record. Here are links to other stories for the month of April 2012.

26 day streak of above normal low temperatures ends at Springfield

Heat burst occurred around the Springfield area on the night of April 24th (early morning April 25th)

Early morning brief EF-0 tornado touchdown in southern Hickory county on April 30th

 
Springfield
Joplin
West Plains
Vichy
Highest Temperature of the Month
86
88
88
89
Average High Temperature
70.5
72.5
72.2
69.6
Lowest Temperature of the Month
32
35
30
33
Average Low Temperature
48.8
51.5
48.4
46.8
Average Mean Temperature
59.7
62.0
60.3
58.2
Depart from Normal
+4.1
+4.3
+5.3
+2.9
Rank
17th warmest / 125
12th warmest / 85
8th warmest / 64
15th warmest / 64
Days with lows of 32 deg F or Lower
1
0
1
0
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)
4.42
6.26
1.81
4.92
Depart from Normal
+0.11
+1.94
-2.54
+1.02
Rank
42nd wettest / 125
21st wettest / 101
6th driest / 64
15th wettest / 65
days of 0.01 or greater
8
12
5
10
days of 0.10 or greater
7
8
3
5
days of 0.50 or greater
4
5
1
3
days of 1.00 or greater
2
3
1
2
Monthly Snowfall
0.0
0.0
 
 

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