Springfield, Missouri 

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Climate in Springfield, Missouri

Springfield, Missouri gets 45 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Springfield averages 14 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 210 sunny days per year in Springfield. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Springfield gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 97 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.


Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 89 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 21
Rain: averages 45 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 14 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Springfield is 7.2 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Missouri.

7.2 / 10
September, May and June are the most pleasant months in Springfield, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Springfield, MissouriUnited States
  45.1 in.38.1 in.
  13.6 in.27.8 in.
  97.2 days106.2 days
  210 days205 days
  88.5°85.8°
  20.8°21.7°
  7.27
  4.84.3
  1299 ft.2443 ft.
CLIMATE

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


August is the hottest month for Springfield with an average high temperature of 88.7°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Missouri. In Springfield, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Springfield are September, May and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Springfield with an average of 20.8°. This is about average compared to other places in Missouri.


In Springfield, there are 34.0 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Missouri.


In Springfield, there are 109.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Missouri.


In Springfield, there are 3.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Missouri.


May is the wettest month in Springfield with 4.9 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 2.4 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 28% of yearly precipitation and 17% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 45.1 inches in Springfield means that it is wetter than most places in Missouri.


May is the rainiest month in Springfield with 10.7 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 6.5 rainy days. There are 97.2 rainy days annually in Springfield, which is about average compared to other places in Missouri. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 30% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 13.6 inches in Springfield means that it is about average compared to other places in Missouri. January is the snowiest month in Springfield with 4.7 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Springfield    67 Reviews
    Lovely scenery & good climate but poor politics - 5/22/2021
    We moved to Springfield in mid 2018 for a job in a neighboring small town, which lasted until the pandemic hit. He was laid off in June 2020. Generally, Springfield is a... Read More

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    Needs to be cleaned up! - 5/2/2021
    It’s a dump, downtown is absolutely invaded by homeless people. It’s not safe to go down there even during the day now. I wish the mayor would get off his lazy bum and... Read More

    Slum town - 4/5/2021
    Springfield is a slum town, especially downtown. I have never seen such a slummy dumpy town. At least half the commercial property sits empty; that tells you all you... Read More


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