Overview

Monthly Climate Summary - January 2012

 
 
 
 

January 2012 was a very warm and generally dry month across the Missouri Ozarks and southeast Kansas.  How warm was it?  3 of the 4 ASOS stations were in the top 10 warmest on record for average daily temperature.  Average temperatures for the month were +6 to +8 degrees above normal for this time of year.  Here are the specifics...

 
Springfield
Joplin
West Plains
Vichy
Highest Temperature of the Month
69
69
66
68
Average High Temperature
50.1
52.6
49.6
48.3
Lowest Temperature of the Month
11
12
12
12
Average Low Temperature
26.1
27.8
28.6
25.9
Average Mean Temperature
38.1
40.2
39.2
37.2
Depart from Normal
+6.4
+7.1
+7.8
+7.3
Rank
12th warmest / 125
6th warmest /83
6th warmest / 64
2nd warmest / 58
Days with lows of 32 deg F or Lower
24
22
20
25
Days with lows of 0 deg F or Lower
0
0
0
0
Days with highs of 32 degrees or lower
2
1
1
3
Days with highs of 90 degrees or warmer
0
0
0
0
 
 
 
 
 
Precipitation (Inches)
0.95
0.16
2.58
1.13
Depart from Normal
-1.16
-1.68
-0.02
-0.56
Rank
27th driest / 125
5th driest / 101
27th wettest / 64
26th driest / 62
days of 0.01 or greater
4
2
6
6
days of 0.10 or greater
1
1
3
2
days of 0.50 or greater
1
0
2
1
days of 1.00 or greater
0
0
1
0
Monthly Snowfall
0.7
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