August Cooler, Drier Than Normal in Hannibal
The month of August has a reputation for extreme heat. That was not the case in Hannibal in August of 2017.
According to numbers from the National Weather Service official reporting station at the Hannibal Filter Plant, we did not have a single day in the 90s last month.
The highs for the month were 89 degrees on the 15th and the 19th, and 88 degrees on the 20th.
In fact, there were 12 days in August where the high temperature didn’t get out of the 70s.
August precipitation came up a little short, with 3.58 inches of rain recorded at the Filter Plant, about a half inch less that the average August.
About half that total came on the 21st, when 1.77 inches of precip fell in America’s Hometown.