Kansas City, MO has a humid continental climate with four distinct seasons. Summers are usually hot and humid, with temperatures reaching into the 90's on some days. Winters are cold and typically bring snowfall throughout the season with temperatures averaging in the 20's-30's. Spring and fall tend to be milder, with temperatures ranging from cool to warm. Precipitation is abundant throughout the year, with rain and snowfall both occurring regularly during each season.
Kansas City, Missouri gets 42 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Kansas City averages 15 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 215 sunny days per year in Kansas City. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Kansas City gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 98 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.
Summer High: the July high is around 89 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 20
Rain: averages 42 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 15 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Kansas City is 7.2 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Missouri.
7.5 / 5.7
Summer / Winter
September, May and June are the most pleasant months in Kansas City, while January and December are the least comfortable months.