...October 2010 Climate Summary...

October 2010 can be categorized as a very dry month across the Missouri Ozarks and southeast Kansas with many locations having top 10 driest Octobers on record.  Temperatures were near normal across the region.

Severe storms impact the region on the night of October 25th-26th.

 

 
Springfield
Joplin
West Plains
Vichy
Avg. Max
71.6
73.9
73.4
72.0
Avg. Min
44.9
46.9
45.3
44.6
Avg. Mean
58.3
60.4
59.3
58.3
Depart from Normal
-0.1
+0.9
+2.3
+1.0
Rank
61st coolest/123
40th warmest / 80
13th warmst / 63
26th warmest / 57
Days with lows of 32 deg F or Lower
2
1
2
1
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)
1.01
1.21
0.34
0.42
Depart from Normal
-2.46
-2.73
-3.06
-2.84
Rank
14th driest / 123
14th driest / 97
4th driest / 63
3rd driest / 62
days of 0.01 or greater
4
6
2
2
days of 0.10 or greater
4
3
1
1
days of 0.50 or greater
0
1
0
0
days of 1.00 or greater
0
0
0
0


October 2010 Precipitation Departure from Normal


October 2010 Average Temperature Departure from Normal

List of October 2010 Records
Date
Station
Record
 
October 4th
 
Vichy-Rolla
 
Record low of 35 degrees.

 

Normal Conditions for the Upcoming 3 Months
 Springfield
 
High
Low
Precip.
Snowfall
November
56.4
35.3
4.46
1.6
December
45.5
25.9
3.17
4.0
January
41.6
21.8
2.11
6.6
Joplin 
 
High
Low
Precip.
Snowfall
November
56.6
36.9
4.06
0.6
December
46.0
27.4
2.96
2.8
January
42.4
23.7
1.84
4.5
 
West Plains
 
High
Low
Precip.
Snowfall
November
57.0
33.3
4.91
0.7
December
46.2
24.3
3.97
2.0
January
42.8
20.0
2.60
3.6
Vichy
 
High
Low
Precip.
Snowfall
November
53.9
35.8
4.10
1.7
December
42.9
25.1
2.88
2.7
January
39.0
20.8
1.69
5.6

 


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