West Plains, Missouri 

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Weather in West Plains, Missouri

The most pleasant months of the year for West Plains are May, September and June. In West Plains, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. August is the hottest month for West Plains with an average high temperature of 89.0°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Missouri. February is the snowiest month in West Plains with 2.6 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 - West Plains, MO

9 PM PST

Cloudy

47°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
TonightCloudy42° / 47°N 7 mph
Monday NightRain37° / 48°NE 9 mph
Tuesday NightSlight Chance Light Rain then Mostly Cloudy40° / 61°NE 6 mph
Wednesday NightChance Showers And Thunderstorms then Showers And Thunderstorms Likely45° / 55°NE 7 mph
Thursday NightChance Rain Showers36° / 57°N 6 to 9 mph
Friday NightMostly Clear34° / 61°NE 5 mph
Saturday NightPartly Cloudy38° / 63°S 1 to 5 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 89 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 22
Rain: averages 47 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 8 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the West Plains area is 7.4 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Missouri.

7.4 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7. 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
January45° 22°
February50° 26°
March59° 34°
April69° 44°
May76° 53°
June84° 61°
July89° 66°
August89° 64°
September81° 56°
October70° 44°
November58° 35°
December46° 25°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: West Plains
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January02661
February02161
March01480
April0480
May00100
June4080
July14070
August14060
September3060
October0470
November01280
December02481

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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Reviews for West Plains    6 Reviews
Ok to live - 1/7/2013
Nice place to live, though jobs are hard to come by (have to know someone). Relocated here 2 1/2 years ago, still haven't gotten a good paying job. Cost of living is low... Read More

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Just wondering - 2/4/2010
I'm thinking of moving to West Plains Missouri. I currently live in California and have a possible job opportunity teaching at the college in West Plains. I believe I'd... Read More

Air Quality only 43% - 5/22/2009
We choose to live in Alton, MO because of the air quality of 75% The reason AQ in West Plains, MO is only 43 % A company there makes charcoal and a very big... Read More


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