Average Annual Precipitation for Missouri





The tables below give yearly averages for rainfall plus snowfall at cities, towns and lakes in Missouri.

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives in a year. There is also a count of the number of days with wet weather, when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The annual precipitation totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1991 to 2020 for the US National Centers for Environmental Information.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: South, Central and North Missouri.

South Missouri

Average yearly precipitation
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
116 Cape Girardeau 47.9 1217
106 Caruthersville 55.3 1404
98 Clearwater Lake Dam 48.7 1238
106 Joplin 45.6 1158
94 Ozark Beach 45.7 1160
106 Poplar Bluff 52.2 1327
110 Springfield 44.7 1136
103 Stockton Lake Dam 44.9 1140

Central Missouri

Annual averages for rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
102 Clinton 43.3 1101
111 Columbia 41.4 1052
111 Farmington 45.2 1147
110 Jefferson City 43.6 1107
104 Kansas City 39.3 998
99 Lake Ozark, Lakeside 42.6 1081
103 Lees Summit 38.3 974
102 Nevada 46.5 1180
120 Rolla 47.4 1203
101 St Charles 45.7 1161
114 St Louis 41.7 1059

North Missouri

Average amount of rain and snow a year
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
110 Hannibal 41.3 1049
104 Kirksville 42.5 1079
97 Maryville 38.4 975
101 Moberly 42.7 1085
99 St Joseph 34.8 883
100 Trenton 40.1 1018
Reference

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Climate Normals.

Missouri Precipitation
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