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. Most locations also have information on the number of days with wet weather. That includes the days when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The annual precipitation totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010 for the NOAA National Climatic Data Center.

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
114 Cape Girardeau 46.8 1189
108 Caruthersville 51.6 1310
84 Cassville 47.0 1193
99 Clearwater Lake Dam 47.6 1208
108 Joplin 46.6 1182
87 Ozark Beach 43.7 1110
103 Poplar Bluff 48.0 1218
111 Springfield 45.6 1157
100 Stockton Lake Dam 45.9 1167
Wappapello Lake Dam 48.6 1235

Central Missouri

Annual averages for rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
Clinton 45.0 1143
111 Columbia 46.3 1176
107 Jefferson City 43.1 1095
91 Kansas City 39.1 992
99 Lake Ozark, Lakeside 43.2 1098
103 Lees Summit 43.3 1101
100 Nevada 46.5 1180
Pomme De Terre Lake Dam 44.7 1135
120 Rolla 48.2 1225
99 St Charles 43.1 1095
113 St Louis 41.0 1040

North Missouri

Average amount of rain and snow a year
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
112 Hannibal 41.4 1051
95 Kirksville 40.7 1033
96 Maryville 37.3 946
100 Moberly 43.2 1098
108 St Joseph 35.6 904
98 Trenton 39.9 1013
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.

Missouri Precipitation
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