St. Louis, Missouri is located near the center of the United States. It is called "Crossroads of the U.S." due to the fact that it used to be a main factor in westward expansion. It was one of the first U.S. cities. St. Louis is the second largest city in Missouri. Carson City, the capital, is the largest city. One of the main attractions is the famous Gateway Arch. The Arch is located next to the Mississippi. In fact you can see the river from atop the Arch, along with a view into Busch Stadium, the cardinals baseball stadium.
St. Louis has an average temperature in July of 78 degrees Fahrenheit, which makes for a toasty summer. The hottest temperature recorded in St. Louis is 115 degrees Fahrenheit. In the winter the temperature may very. The average temperature is 28 degrees Fahrenheit. It ranges from 40 degrees to the negatives though. Precipitation is a moderate 34 in. Overall the weather conditions in St. Louis is better than most places. St. Louis attracts many people due to its mild temperatures.