Below are some statistics concerning the heat for some locations across the Missouri Ozarks and extreme southeast Kansas for July 2011.

Number of days with highs at or above 100 degrees in July 2011...
Springfield   8 days
Joplin       19 days
Pittsburg KS 15 days
 
Number of days with highs at or above 95 degrees in July 2011...
Springfield      21 days
Joplin             27 days
Pittsburg KS   26 days
Vichy/Rolla     11 days
West Plains    11 days
 
Record average temperature and ranking for the month of July 2011...
Location         Avg temp       Ranking    Highest Temp/Year
Springfield         84.6               3rd           85.5 1934
Joplin                87.7               3rd           89.4 1954
Pittsburg KS      87.0               1st           86.0 1954 (previous record)
Vichy/Rolla        82.1               4th           86.0 1980
West Plains       81.4               5th           83.1 1980
 
Monthly rainfall totals and monthly ranking for July 2011...
Location         Avg temp     Ranking      Driest Year
Springfield            1.71         28th driest     0.33 1953
Joplin                   0.83         10th driest     0.00 1946
Pittsburg KS         1.00          6th driest     0.37 1970
Vichy/Rolla           2.02         15th driest     0.85 2007
West Plains          2.79         31st driest     0.38 1953

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