...September 2009 Climate Summary...

September 2009 was another month of below normal temperatures for much of the area, with many locations having average temperatures 2 to 2.5 degrees below normal.  It was also slightly wetter than normal for much of the area with the most significant rainfall occurring along the Missouri Arkansas border, over extreme southeast Kansas into far western Missouri, and an area from Vichy to near Salem. (See map below).

Heavy rain and flooding occur late on the 19th into the 20th of September

Station
Temperature (mean)
Precipitation (total)
 
Mean Temp.
Rank
Above/Below
Precip.
Rank
Above/Below
SGF
67.1
22nd coolest
-2.2
5.63
28th wettest
+0.80
JLN
67.7
11th coolest
-2.4
6.31
24th wettest
+1.09
UNO
68.6
26th coolest
+0.6
3.59
30th wettest
-0.43
VIH
67.6
20th coolest
-0.4
6.62
9th wettest
+3.14

  

September 2009 Precipitation Departure from Normal

September 2009 Precipitation Departure from Normal


September 2009 Average Temperature Departure from Normal

September 2009 Average Temperature Departure from Normal

List of September 2009 Records
Date
Station
Record
 September 9th
Springfield
1.74 inches
 September 20th
Vichy-Rolla
1.83 inches
September 24th
Vichy-Rolla
2.59 inches

 

Normal Conditions for the Upcoming 3 Months
 Springfield
 
High
Low
Precip.
Snowfall
October
70.6
46.1
3.47
0.0
November
56.4
35.3
4.46
1.7
December
45.5
25.9
3.17
4.0
Joplin 
 
High
Low
Precip.
Snowfall
October
70.9
48.1
3.94
0.0
November
56.6
36.9
4.06
0.6
December
46.0
27.4
2.96
2.8
 
West Plains
 
High
Low
Precip.
Snowfall
October
70.8
43.2
3.40
0.1
November
57.0
33.3
4.91
0.7
December
46.2
24.3
3.97
2.0
Vichy
 
High
Low
Precip.
Snowfall
October
67.9
46.7
3.26
0.0
November
53.9
35.8
4.10
1.7
December
42.9
25.1
2.88
2.7

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