The climate in Missouri State is mostly temperate with hot, humid summers and cold winters. The average temperature in summer months ranges from the mid 80s Fahrenheit (around 29°C) to the low 90s (around 33°C). Winter temperatures usually stay between 20-30°F (-7 to -1°C). Rainfall is fairly consistent throughout the year with an average of 36-40 inches (91-102 cm). Snowfall amounts vary widely across the state depending on elevation, but generally range from 3 to 8 inches (7.6 - 20 cm) annually. Missouri receives more thunderstorms than any other US state outside of Florida and averages approximately 53 days of thunderstorms per year.
Missouri, Missouri gets 43 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Missouri averages 13 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 206 sunny days per year in Missouri. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Missouri 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.
Summer High: the July high is around 88 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 20
Rain: averages 43 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 13 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
Missouri's annual BestPlaces Comfort Index of 7.2 (10=best) indicates it is more comfortable than most states in the United States.
7.7 / 5.7
Summer / Winter
September, May and June are the most pleasant months in the state of Missouri, while January and December are the least comfortable months.