Overview

Monthly Climate Summary - October 2012

 
 
 
 

October 2012 was much cooler than normal and slightly wetter than normal across the Missouri Ozarks and southeast Kansas. Average temperatures were some 2.5 to almost 4 degrees below normal with individual stations ranking in the top 10 coolest Octobers on record.

 

 
Springfield
Joplin
West Plains
Vichy
Highest Temperature of the Month
80
82
80
81
Average High Temperature
64.9
67.3
65.8
64.1
Lowest Temperature of the Month
25
25
30
24
Average Low Temperature
43.1
45.6
43.9
42.4
Average Mean Temperature
54.0
56.5
54.8
53.3
Depart from Normal
-3.8
-3.3
-2.6
-3.3
Rank
10th coldest / 125
9th coldest / 83
12th coldest / 65
6th coldest / 62
Days with lows of 32 deg F or Lower
7
6
5
6
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)
4.29
4.63
3.14
3.10
Depart from Normal
+ 0.70
+0.60
- 0.70
- 0.41
Rank
31st wettest / 125
33rd wettest / 100
26th wettest / 65
27th wettest / 65
days of 0.01 or greater
10
5
9
7
days of 0.10 or greater
6
3
7
6
days of 0.50 or greater
2
3
3
2
days of 1.00 or greater
1
2
0
1
Monthly Snowfall
0
0
 
 

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