KANSAS CITY, M.O.(WNAX)- The National Weather Service issued updated normals for temperature and precipitation this week.
Doug Kluck, Central Region Climate Services Director in Kansas City, says they roll the averages forward every ten years.
Kluck says the new numbers show a cooling trend across the northern plains.
Kluck says other parts of the country continue to show warming temperatures.
Kluck says they also see cooler temperatures lingering longer in the spring, with warmer temperatures pushing further into the fall.