Located on the western edge of Missouri, the Kansas City area enjoys each of the four seasons. Early spring brings a period of frequent and rapid fluctuations in weather, with the last frost generally occurring in early April. The summer season is characterized by warm days, periods of high heat and humidity, and mild nights. The fall season is normally mild with sunny days and cool nights. The first freeze usually occurs in late October. Winters can be cold. The January low averages 21 degrees. The area receives a yearly average of 37 inches of rain per year and around 18 inches of snow.

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We have weather reports and forecasts available from a few different sources.


Last updated: April 10, 2015

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223 North Main Street (Visitor Center)
Independence, MO 64050


(816) 254-2720

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