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The most pleasant months of the year for South West are May, September and June. In South West, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. August is the hottest month for South West with an average high temperature of 90.2°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Missouri. January is the snowiest month in South West with 3.6 inches of snow, and 4 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 - South West, MO

7 AM PST

Sunny

82°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
TodaySunny99° / 78°SW 15 mph
TuesdayPartly Sunny then Isolated Showers And Thunderstorms97° / 71°SW 10 mph
WednesdayScattered Showers And Thunderstorms then Chance Showers And Thunderstorms83° / 65°N 8 mph
ThursdayIsolated Showers And Thunderstorms then Sunny84° / 60°NE 6 to 9 mph
FridaySunny84° / 62°E 6 mph
SaturdayMostly Sunny86° / 64°SE 6 mph
SundayIsolated Showers And Thunderstorms then Scattered Showers And Thunderstorms83° / 65°E 2 to 6 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 89 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 23
Rain: averages 46 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 11 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the South West area is 6.9 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Missouri.

6.9 / 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)
HighLow
January43° 23°
February48° 27°
March58° 35°
April68° 45°
May76° 56°
June85° 64°
July89° 69°
August90° 67°
September82° 58°
October70° 46°
November58° 36°
December45° 25°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: South West
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January02562
February02061
March01191
April0290
May00110
June40100
July15070
August16060
September4070
October0180
November01170
December02462

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.

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