Kansas City, MO Climate

Summary Graph

The summary climate graph for Kansas City, MO shows a selection of temperature, rainfall and snow minimum, mean and maximum measures over the course of a year. Click on each of the measures in the key to toggle them on and off.

Graph of average and extreme temperature ranges by day for Kansas City, MO.


The warmest month in Downtown, Kansas City, Missouri is July with an average high temperature of 90.5°F. The hottest day on record was August 2 2011 when the temperature hit 109.0°F. During January the overnight temperature drops to an average of 23.7°F with the lowest temperature of -9.4°F being recorded on January 28 1997.

Warmest Days

Warmest Months

Coldest Days

Coldest Months

The warmest days on record are:

2 Aug 2011109°F
29 Jul 2012107.1°F
29 Jul 1999106°F
28 Jun 2012106°F
6 Aug 2006105.1°F

The warmest months on average were:

July 2012100.5°F
July 201195.6°F
August 200794.8°F
July 199194.2°F
August 201293.5°F

The coldest days on record are:

28 Jan 1997-9.4°F
3 Feb 1996-8.1°F
3 Feb 2011-4°F
7 Jan 1996-3.1°F
30 Dec 1990-2.7°F

The coldest months on average were:

January 201117.8°F
January 201019.9°F
January 199120°F
January 199620.1°F
January 199720.7°F


The wettest month by average rainfall in Kansas City, MO is June with an average of 3.4 inches of rain falling on 4 to 5 days.Although in April it typically rains on more days with 2.2 inches falling in 5 to 6 days. The driest month in Kansas City, MO is January with an average of 0.6 inches of rain falling on 2 to 3 days.

Wettest Days

The wettest days on record are:

7 May 20073.9 inches
13 May 20051.8 inches
13 May 20101.8 inches
16 May 20091.8 inches
4 May 19991.7 inches

Wettest Months

The wettest months on record are:

June 199911.1 inches
September 19989.8 inches
July 19989.7 inches
September 20089.6 inches
June 19989.6 inches

Driest Months

The driest months on record are:

March 19900 inches
April 19900 inches
May 19900 inches
June 19900 inches
July 19900 inches