Clinton, Mississippi 

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Climate in Clinton, Mississippi

Clinton, Mississippi gets 54 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Clinton averages 0 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 215 sunny days per year in Clinton. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Clinton gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 105 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.


Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 92 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 35
Rain: averages 54 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Clinton is 7.1 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in Mississippi.

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Summer   /   Winter
October, April and May are the most pleasant months in Clinton, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Clinton, MississippiUnited States
  54.1 in.38.1 in.
  0.4 in.27.8 in.
  105.3 days106.2 days
  215 days205 days
  92.3°85.8°
  35.2°21.7°
  7.17
  5.34.3
  358 ft.2443 ft.
CLIMATE

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


July is the hottest month for Clinton with an average high temperature of 92.3°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Mississippi. In Clinton, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Clinton are October, April and May.


In Clinton, there are 74.7 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Mississippi.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Clinton with an average of 35.2°. This is warmer than most places in Mississippi.


In Clinton, there are 38.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Mississippi.


In Clinton, there are 0.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Mississippi.


Humidity in Clinton can be stifling in the summer, but pleasant for most of the year. The most uncomfortably humid months are July, August and June. The humid season runs from May-September and the least humid months are October-April.


December is the wettest month in Clinton with 5.1 inches of rain, and the driest month is September with 3.1 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 28% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Winter, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 54.1 inches in Clinton means that it is drier than most places in Mississippi.


January is the rainiest month in Clinton with 10.0 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 6.7 rainy days. There are 105.3 rainy days annually in Clinton, which is rainier than most places in Mississippi. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 22% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 0.4 inches in Clinton means that it is about average compared to other places in Mississippi. December is the snowiest month in Clinton with 0.2 inches of snow, and no months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Clinton    3 Reviews
    Undiscovered Southern City - 3/28/2008
    Clinton, a small city west of Jackson, Mississippi, is an excellent retirement locale -- housing options are varied and affordable, crime in Clinton is low, local... Read More

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    Population Growth not what it seems. - 3/21/2008
    The population figures being touted by city hall indicate a recent surge of growth within the city limits. This growth is entirely due to a large and bitterly fought... Read More

    City Government oppressive - 6/3/2006
    Clinton has a very oppressive city govenment who became nationally known with the "treehouse fiasco", the details of which can be viewed at: www.saveourtreehouse.com ... Read More


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