:. Mississippi Weather And Climate .:

Long, hot summers and short, mild winters are a standard part of Mississippi Weather. Winters are particularly mild near the Mississippi Sound, while summer is universally oppressive. Snowfalls are light in the north, and almost non-existent in the South.

Thunderstorms and tornadoes are common and devastating in Mississippi. An average of 27 tornadoes hit Mississippi in a given year. Hurricanes can devastate the state, especially on the coast as we learned with Katrina.

Typical High and Low Temperatures For Various Mississippi Cities

City Jackson Meridian Tupelo
Jan 55/35 58/35 50/30
Feb 60/38 63/38 56/34
Mar 68/45 70/44 65/41
Apr 75/52 77/50 74/48
May 82/61 84/60 81/58
Jun 89/68 90/67 88/66
Jul 91/71 93/70 91/70
Aug 91/70 93/70 91/68
Sep 86/65 88/64 85/62
Oct 77/52 78/51 75/49
Nov 66/43 68/43 63/40
Dec 58/37 60/37 54/33