Weather forecast accuracy details for Kansas City, Missouri

These are the one- to three-day out accuracy percentages for high temperature, low temperature, icon forecast precipitation (both rain and snow), and text forecast precipitation (both rain and snow). Temperature accuracy is the percentage of forecasts within three degrees. Precipitation accuracy is the percentage of correct forecasts. The forecasts are collected in the evening.

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Weather Forecast Accuracy Data Last Month (September)

Provider High Temp Low Temp Icon Precip Text Precip Overall
AccuWeather   78.89% 85.56% 83.33% 82.22% 82.50%
Weather Underground   76.67% 80.00% 85.56% 85.56% 81.94%
The Weather Channel   76.67% 80.00% 83.33% 83.33% 80.83%
Wetter   77.78% 70.00% 86.67% 86.67% 80.28%
AerisWeather   82.22% 76.67% 81.11% 81.11% 80.28%
NWS Digital Forecast   80.00% 74.44% 82.22% 82.22% 79.72%
Foreca/Vaisala   73.33% 63.33% 87.78% 87.78% 78.06%
OpenWeather   47.78% 42.22% 76.67% 76.67% 60.83%
Persistence   42.65% 33.80% 72.06% 72.06% 55.14%
Weather News   51.11% 72.22% 83.33% 0.00% 51.67%
World Weather Online   11.11% 52.22% 70.00% 70.00% 50.83%

Weather Forecast Accuracy Data Last Year (2020)

Provider High Temp Low Temp Icon Precip Text Precip Overall
Weather Underground   73.26% 76.69% 86.91% 86.91% 80.94%
The Weather Channel   73.44% 76.60% 86.26% 86.26% 80.64%
Foreca/Vaisala   71.03% 72.79% 85.61% 85.61% 78.76%
AccuWeather   71.77% 73.91% 84.59% 84.12% 78.60%
AerisWeather   66.67% 67.41% 80.78% 80.78% 73.91%
NWS Digital Forecast   66.38% 70.87% 76.27% 76.27% 72.45%
Wetter   53.50% 66.76% 80.02% 80.02% 70.07%
World Weather Online   53.82% 59.31% 74.49% 74.49% 65.53%
OpenWeather   47.63% 43.27% 77.25% 77.25% 61.35%
Persistence   32.35% 28.90% 65.58% 65.58% 48.10%
Weather News   56.30% 56.23% 73.45% 0.00% 46.49%

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