Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Kansas City/Pleasant Hill, MO
NOUS43 KEAX 011204
...AUGUST 2016 CLIMATE STATISTICS...
...NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND WELL ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION
CHARACTERIZED KANSAS CITY WEATHER IN AUGUST...
The average temperature at the Kansas City International Airport was
77.0 degrees, which was 0.1 degrees below normal. The average high
temperature was 86.6 degrees, or 0.8 degrees below normal. The
average low temperature was 67.5 degrees which was 0.7 degrees above
normal. The highest temperature for the month was 98 degrees on the
11th. The lowest temperature was 55 degrees on the 21st. This was
the 51st coolest August in Kansas City over the 128-year period of
Precipitation came in at 9.16 inches for the month, or 5.27 inches
above normal. The greatest total in a 24 hour period was 1.96 inches
on the 26th. This was the 3rd wettest August in Kansas City over the
128-year period of record.