record http://kbia.org en 2012 was record warm year in much of Missouri http://kbia.org/post/2012-was-record-warm-year-much-missouri <p></p><p>If you're a Missourian and felt hot under the collar last year, there is good reason.</p><p>The National Weather Service says 2012 was the warmest year on record in St. Louis and Columbia, and was among the warmest in other cities.</p><p>St. Louis recorded an average temperature of 61.2 degrees for last year, a full 1.1 degrees higher than the previous mark set in 1921.</p><p>In Columbia, the average temperature of 59.4 degrees topped the 1938 record.</p> Tue, 08 Jan 2013 23:01:49 +0000 Associated Press 26991 at http://kbia.org 2012 was record warm year in much of Missouri