Missouri Climate & Weather

Missouri Climate and Weather

The Missouri climate is generally continental, but differs quite largely in its different regions. The southeast tends to be warmer than the northwest. Kansas City has an average temperature range of between 26°F (-3°C) in January to 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, with a higher average in the north, and the southeast experiencing the heaviest precipitation. Tornadoes are common in spring.

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