...March 2009 Climate Summary...

March 2009 was considered warmer than normal across most of the Missouri Ozarks and southeast Kansas with generally below normal precipitation.  The only above normal precipitation was located over west central Missouri into southeast Kansas.

The most significant weather event occurred during the morning hours of March 8th in which a broken line of thunderstorms pushed east across the Missouri Ozarks and southeast Kansas producing mainly wind damge.

Station
Temperature (mean)
Precipitation (total)
 
Mean Temp.
Rank
Above/Below
Precip.
Rank
Above/Below
 
Springfield
48.4
35th warmest
+2.1
3.85
37th wettest
+0.03
Joplin
50.3
21st warmest
+2.1
2.35
43rd wettest
-1.27
West Plains
 
49.8
11th warmest
+4.3
2.85
15th driest
-1.95
Vichy
 
48.5
8th warmest
+3.5
2.45
17th driest
-1.06

 


March 2009 Precipitation Departure from Normal

March 2009 Precipitation Departure from Normal


March 2008 Average Temperature Departure from Normal

March 2009 Average Temperature Departure from Normal

List of March 2009 Records
Date
Station
Record
March 6th
West Plains
High Temperature of 84
Joplin
High Temperature of 82
March 17th
Joplin
High Temperature of 82

 

Normal Conditions for the Upcoming 3 Months
 Springfield
 
High
Low
Precip.
Snowfall
April
67.3
44.0
4.31
0.4
May
75.4
53.7
4.57
0.0
June
84.1
62.3
5.02
0.0
Joplin 
 
High
Low
Precip.
Snowfall
April
69.2
46.6
4.36
0.0
May
76.6
55.8
5.12
0.0
June
84.9
64.8
5.43
0.0
 West Plains
 
High
Low
Precip.
Snowfall
April
68.8
43.2
4.35
0.2
May
76.3
52.5
4.62
0.0
June
84.0
61.0
4.33
0.0
Vichy
 
High
Low
Precip.
Snowfall
April
67.0
45.2
4.20
0.6
May
74.5
54.7
4.47
0.0
June
82.6
63.3
3.81
0.0

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