Kansas City Climate & Weather
Kansas City Climate and Weather
Due to the location of Kansas City, which lies at the confluence of the Missouri River and the Kansas River, the climate is a humid continental one. Experiencing extremes of hot and cold, summer weather in Kansas City can be very humid, with moist air riding up from the Gulf of Mexico. July and August are the hottest months when temperatures can reach as high as 100F (38C). During the winter months from November to February, the days can be anything from mild to bitterly cold. Located in 'Tornado Alley', Kansas City has had many severe outbreaks of tornados as well as ice storms. During the winter months, Kansas City and its outlying areas are also subject to flooding and travellers should visit either during spring or autumn when temperatures and weather conditions are more bearable.
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