...July 2009 Climate Summary...

July 2009 can be categorized as one of the coolest July's on record as all 4 ASOS stations within the region were within the top 10 coolest July's.  Much of July was dominated by a northwest flow in the upper atmosphere which brought showers and thunderstorms every couple to few days along with a cooler air mass behind the front.  Many record lows occurred during the month and several record lowest daily high temperatures.

Here are the specifics...

Station
Temperature (mean)
Precipitation (total)
 
Mean Temp.
Rank
Above/Below
Precip.
Rank
Above/Below
 
Springfield
74.2
7th coolest
-4.3
3.70
46th wettest
+0.14
Joplin
75.9
4th coolest
-4.0
3.58
35th wettest
+0.03
West Plains
 
74.1
2nd coolest (tie)
-3.0
5.10
14th wettest
+1.97
Vichy
 
72.7
Coolest on Record
-5.1
5.34
10th wettest
+1.44

 


July 2009 Precipitation Departure from Normal

July 2009 Precipitation Departure from Normal


July 2009 Average Temperature Departure from Normal

July 2009 Average Temperature Departure from Normal

List of July 2009 Records
Date
Station
Record
July 11th
Vichy
Rainfall - 1.87 inches
July 13th
Joplin
Rainfall 1.35 inches
July 14th
Vichy
Rainfall - 1.15 inches
July 18th
 
 
 
 
Joplin
Low Temperature - 54 degrees
Vichy
Low Temperature - 58 degrees
West Plains
Low Temperature - 54 degrees
Vichy
Low Maximum Temperature - 73 degrees
West Plains
Low Maximum Temperature - 79 degrees
July 19th
 
 
 
Joplin
Low Temperature - 56 degrees
West Plains
Low Temperature - 54 degrees
Springfield
Low Temperature - 57 degrees
Vichy
Low Temperature - 56 degrees
July 20th
West Plains
Low Temperature - 57 degrees
July 21st
West Plalins
Low Maximum Temperature - 71 degrees
July 28th
West Plains
Rainfall - 1.66 inches
July 30th
West Plains
Rainfall - 0.34 inches
Month of July
Vichy
Lowest Monthly Average Temperature on Record for July - 72.7 degrees

 

Normal Conditions for the Upcoming 3 Months
 Springfield
 
High
Low
Precip.
Snowfall
August
89.5
65.6
3.37
0.0
September
81.2
57.4
4.83
0.0
October
70.6
46.1
3.47
0.0
Joplin 
 
High
Low
Precip.
Snowfall
August
89.5
67.5
3.82
0.0
September
81.0
59.2
5.22
0.0
October
70.9
48.1
3.94
0.0
 
West Plains
 
High
Low
Precip.
Snowfall
August
88.7
63.0
3.16
0.0
September
80.6
55.3
4.02
0.0
October
70.8
43.2
3.40
0.1
Vichy
 
High
Low
Precip.
Snowfall
August
86.7
65.3
3.67
0.0
September
78.5
57.4
3.48
0.0
October
67.9
46.7
3.26
0.0

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