Kansas City Temperatures: Averages by Month





The numbers here tell you how hot and cold the weather usually is in Kansas City, Missouri during each month of the year.

The average high and low temperatures are listed below monthly and annually for the city, in both degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius.

Maximums and minimums are only part of the temperature picture. To fill in the rest, there's information on how many days a month get above or below a given temperature.

To find out how often it rises over 70, 80 or 90 °F each month in Kansas City, scroll down farther. There are also monthly and yearly counts of days with cold weather.

The first set of high and low temperatures are averages for 2010 to 2019. Everything else here is based on 1981 to 2010 weather.

10-year temperature averages for Kansas City, 2010 to 2019
High °F Low °F   High °C Low °C
41 22 January 5 -6
44 25 February 7 -4
58 38 March 14 3
68 47 April 20 8
77 58 May 25 14
88 69 June 31 21
91 73 July 33 23
89 70 August 32 21
83 63 September 28 17
70 49 October 21 9
56 36 November 13 2
45 28 December 7 -2
67 48 Year 20 9
30-year temperature averages for Kansas City, 1981 to 2010
High °F Low °F   High °C Low °C
40 22 January 4 -5
45 26 February 7 -3
56 36 March 13 2
67 47 April 19 8
76 57 May 24 14
85 67 June 29 19
90 72 July 32 22
89 70 August 31 21
80 61 September 27 16
68 49 October 20 9
54 37 November 12 3
42 26 December 5 -4
66 48 Year 19 9

Days of Hot Weather in Kansas City

The hottest days at Kansas City have temperatures peaking in the 100s Fahrenheit (over 37 °C). But only three days a year on average have such heat. One-hundred degree weather can show up anytime in the summer months, but is most likely during August.

Temperatures in the 90s F commonly occur throughout summer. A daytime high of 90 °F or more is possible anytime from April to October.

Days per month in Kansas City of at least 70, 80 or 90 °F
  70 °F
21 °C
80 °F
27 °C
90 °F
32 °C
January 0 0 0
February 1 0 0
March 1 1 0
April 12 4 0
May 24 10 1
June 29 24 7
July 31 29 16
August 31 27 13
September 26 16 3
October 14 3 0
November 3 0 0
December 0 0 0
Year 176 115 41

How Often Kansas City Has Cold Temperatures

The coldest nights at Kansas City drop down to 0 °F (-18 °C) or lower. Two nights a winter on average get that chilly.

The city normally has 21 days a year when the thermometer never climbs above freezing. Crisp days happen from November to March, and are most common in January.

Days per month on average in Kansas City when the minimum temperature drops to 10, 20, or 32 °F or below
  10 °F
-12 °C
20 °F
-8 °C
32 °F
0 °C
January 5 11 26
February 3 7 19
March 0 2 11
April 0 0 2
May 0 0 0
June 0 0 0
July 0 0 0
August 0 0 0
September 0 0 0
October 0 0 1
November 0 1 10
December 3 9 22
Year 11 30 90
References

Jay Lawrimore, Ron Ray, Scott Applequist, Bryant Korzeniewski, Matthew Menne. 2016. Global Summary of the Month and Year, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information.

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 1981-2010 U.S. Climate Normals. (Data Access. FTP.)

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