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Missouri Climate & Weather

Missouri Climate and Weather


The Missouri climate is generally continental, but there are regional variations. For instance, the southeast tends to be warmer than the northwest. Summers are long and hot and winters are long and cold, with spring and autumn brief but pleasant transitional seasons. Kansas City has an average temperature range of between 26°F (-3°C) in January and 79°F (26°C) in July. There have been recorded extremes of heat and cold in the state, with the lowest ever temperature plunging to -40°F (-40°C) and the highest ever temperature reaching 118°F (48°C). Snowfall is experienced throughout the state in winter, with the most snowfall in the north, and the southeast experiencing the heaviest precipitation. Tornadoes are common in spring. Rainfall is possible year-round.


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