Monthly Climate Summary - May 2013

National Weather Service, Springfield, MO

Monthly Climate Overview

May 2013 was a month with extremely cold temperatures near the beginning of the month, where there was actually accumulating snowfall, but transitioned into a more typical pattern for the month for the second half of the month, where there were several rounds of heavy rain and severe storms.

Here are some links to events from the month of May 2013.

Historic May 3rd Snowfall for the Ozarks

Severe weather event from May 19th-20th.

Severe Storms and Flooding May 30th and 31st.

 

Springfield
Joplin
West Plains
Vichy
Highest Temperature of the Month
87
87
90
88
Average High Temperature
73.7
73.9
73.8
72.9
Lowest Temperature of the Month
32
32
34
33
Average Low Temperature
54.0
53.7
53.6
53.1
Average Mean Temperature
63.9
63.8
63.7
63.0
Depart from Normal
-0.9
-3.2
-1.7
-0.8
Rank
55th coldest / 126
16th coldest / 86
22nd coldest / 65
17th coldest / 67
Days with lows of 32 deg F or Lower
1
2
0
0
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
1
0
 
Precipitation (Inches)
7.97
7.89
5.54
7.13
Depart from Normal
+ 2.87
+ 2.18
+ 0.60
+ 2.09
Rank
11th wettest / 126
16th wettest / 101
18th wettest / 65
13th wettest / 69
days of 0.01 or greater
12
13
14
13
days of 0.10 or greater
8
12
8
8
days of 0.50 or greater
5
6
4
6
days of 1.00 or greater
3
2
1
2
Monthly Snowfall
1.4

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