The most pleasant months of the year for Kansas City are September, May and June. In Kansas City, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Kansas City with an average high temperature of 88.7°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Missouri. December is the snowiest month in Kansas City with 4.3 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall. July is the most humid month, though humidity is low for most of the year.
Today's Weather - Kansas City, MO
6 PM PST
Slight Chance Light Rain then Partly Cloudy
|7 DAY FORECAST||DESCRIPTION||HIGH/LOW||WIND|
|Tonight||Slight Chance Light Rain then Partly Cloudy||35° / 44°||WSW 9 to 14 mph|
|Tuesday Night||Mostly Clear||27° / 50°||W 3 to 8 mph|
|Wednesday Night||Clear||42° / 63°||SSW 14 to 18 mph|
|Thursday Night||Mostly Clear||46° / 59°||SSW 12 to 18 mph|
|Friday Night||Chance Light Rain||38° / 45°||NNE 9 to 15 mph|
|Saturday Night||Slight Chance Rain And Snow then Partly Cloudy||28° / 43°||NNW 20 mph|
|Sunday Night||Mostly Clear||30° / 48°||WSW 10 to 14 mph|
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 the Kansas City area is 7.5 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Missouri.
7.5 / 10
A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7.8. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.
Average Monthly High and Low (°F)
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Kansas City
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.